Angry about qualification: 'I'm frustrated'

26-09-2021 08:25 | Updated: 26-09-2021 10:40
by GPblog.com
F1 News
Angry about qualification: 'I'm frustrated'

The Russian Grand Prix had an fascinating qualifying session due to the weather conditions. Esteban Ocon was disappointed with his tenth fastest time in Q3, but he also saw the positive side of his team's performance.

"I'm a bit frustrated with today's Qualifying as we weren't able to optimize Q3 in the changing conditions," Ocon stated in conversation with Sky Sports.

"Ultimately, we didn't put the right tires on at the right time in Q3 and we missed out on two attempts on Softs at the end. There was definitely potential for more than tenth today as I like these sessions in challenging conditions."

However, when Ocon looked at his team's performance, he also saw the positive parts of qualifying. "On a positive, we have both cars starting in the top ten and it's not a bad starting position to be in. Tomorrow looks dry, but whatever the conditions, we will be ready."

World Championship standings

The Frenchman is in eleventh position in the World Championship, five points behind teammate Fernando Alonso. With 95 points, the French racing team is fifth in the Constructors' Championship.

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