Albers Laments Lack of Running

Minardi driver Christijan Albers lamented his lack of track time in Friday's practice sessions for the Spanish Grand Prix

Albers Laments Lack of Running

The Dutchman had a troubled day, spinning off in first practice and then being hit by a gearbox glitch in the afternoon session.

With Minardi still familiarising with the new PS05 car, Albers lamented he was not able to complete more laps.

"We had a normal day for a Friday, although we lost some time this morning, and then a little more this afternoon," said Albers, 20th quickest after 17 laps.

"As a result, we weren't able to try quite as many things as we would have liked, but hopefully, tomorrow we'll be able to make up for the lost ground."   

His teammate Patrick Friesacher had a trouble-free day and could complete more mileage. The rookie was slower than his teammate nonetheless.

"Generally, it was not a bad day and we tried a couple of new things that worked well," said the Austrian. "I was struggling a little bit with the balance of the car today, and although we improved it as the day progressed, we will continue to work on this tomorrow and aim to find a good solution."

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