Alguersuari pleased despite car problems

Formula 1 rookie Jaime Alguersuari was content with his performance in qualifying in Hungary despite finishing at the bottom of the times

Alguersuari pleased despite car problems

The Spaniard made history on Saturday when he became the youngest driver to qualify for a grand prix, but his session came to an early end when he was hit by problems before his final run.

Despite that, the Toro Rosso driver was pleased to continue with his error-free weekend.

"Finishing qualifying with a failure is never good - I had a problem with the throttle control system - but we have to be content because I didn't make any mistakes so far this weekend," said Alguersuari.

"On my first two sets of tyres I did a good job. As for the race, I am really looking forward to it and I will be happy if I finish."

Team-mate Sebastien Buemi confirmed the team has made significant progress thanks to the introduction of a big upgrade package, the Swiss qualifying in 11th.

"Finishing eleventh, one tenth off P10 shows we have made progress, a very big step forward since the last race," Buemi said.

"It was a good qualifying for us, even if it is frustrating to finish eleventh because you want Q3. But it means we can run whatever fuel load we want for the race and I think we will be in good shape for tomorrow."

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