David Coulthard Q&A

David Coulthard set a stunning pace on Saturday morning in Monaco, but when it mattered in the afternoon he managed only sixth, and will start the race between the two Ferraris of Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello. A last minute set-up change didn't pay off and stranded DC some 0.405s behind team mate Kimi Raikkonen, who made the front row. Coulthard has an impressive finishing record at Monaco however, and must still be a pretty good bet for a podium finish. Adam Cooper spoke to the Scot.

David Coulthard Q&A



"I'm disappointed. I was setting the pace in the morning session with the same fuel level. We made an adjustment between the warm-up and qualifying - we changed the front bar because I had a bit oversteer in the warm-up. It was only a small change, but I picked up some understeer. It was the wrong time to get it, but there you are."



"It put me off line slightly through Tabac and the high-speed chicane. With the benefit of hindsight I wish we hadn't made the change. I think the morning showed it was possible to set the pole, but I did a bad lap."



"It's difficult from where I am, but we'll do what we can. A podium is possible."



"I think the tyre situation played a factor in that, I think that Michelin have come up with the better tyre here. It's possible, but I think it's unlikely that Ferrari are significantly heavier, but obviously we will find out in the race what they're doing."



"No, I think the Williams has been close to us all the time, and the Michelin tyres have been working quite well."



"Everyone's got what they've got. We've just got to sit and wait and see in the race."



"It's made it more open, but made it less difficult in a way."

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