What did Valtteri Bottas, Pastor Maldonado, Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson have in common during the Austrian Grand Prix weekend?
They were the only drivers to string together a lap in qualifying that was the sum of their best individual times in each of the three sectors of the Red Bull Ring.
The one ultimate goal of any driver in qualifying is to string together their best possible lap. Even if they are struggling, a driver still has to do their own personal optimum.
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