Sauber Duo Disappointed with Showing

Jacques Villeneuve and Felipe Massa both admitted that there was little more they could have done in the Brazilian Grand Prix after they failed to finish inside the top 10

Sauber Duo Disappointed with Showing

Being forced to start from the pitlane following a breach of parc ferme rules compromised Villeneuve's race, while Massa complained of a badly handling car.
 
In the end Villeneuve finished 12 th, just one place behind Massa.

Speaking about his race, Villeneuve said: "My car was very fast today, but not in a straight line. That was why I had such a hard time stuck behind Doornbos in the early laps.

"I just couldn't get a tow from him. Partway through we changed the strategy from a one stop to two, but really it just wasn't our day today."

Massa, who had been hoping to shine in front of his home fans, added: "I didn't make a great start because my side of the grid was slightly damp.

"Then I got stuck behind Ralf, and after a while the balance got so bad with oversteer and very poor traction that I thought the rear tyres were finished.

"Later on I got stuck behind Sato and Trulli, too. In the last 15 laps the balance improved again, but by then it was too late. It was not an easy race for us today."

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