Red Bull Duo Hopeful for Race

Red Bull drivers David Coulthard and Tonio Liuzzi expect to improve their position in the Spanish Grand Prix, after qualifying this morning in 9th and 11th respectively

Red Bull Duo Hopeful for Race

Coulthard moved up one place on the grid from Saturday's session and teammate Liuzzi moved up two places, however they both benefitted from the misfortune of Ferrari's Rubens Barrichello and Williams' Nick Heidfeld, who both elected not to run in the second qualifying due to an engine change.

But Coulthard said the second qualifying session went to according to his plan.

"It was a straightforward morning," the Scot said. "The car went well apart from some oversteer in the fast corners. I expected to lose a place to Juan Pablo as he has a quicker car and made a mistake in yesterday's qualifying. I expected the balance of the car to be a bit better, so we might struggle a bit at the start of the race, but it should improve as the tyres evolve."

Liuzzi said his qualifying effort was an improvement and said the car looks in good shape.

"This was a good lap for me, with no mistakes," the Italian said. "Obviously, the car felt a bit lazier on a full fuel load, but I think this morning's lap shows we should have a good race pace and I think we have made the right choice in terms of strategy. It is going to be a tough race, as overtaking is difficult, but we look in good shape."

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