A slight downpour at Aston Martin F1 after the first free practice session for the Australian Grand Prix. Sebastian Vettel, who only made his first meters in the AMR22 since the pre-season test due to a Covid-19, suffered an engine failure. Also in the second free practice, the German was unable to drive and had to sit out the session.
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Team-mate Lance Stroll was more positive about his results in Melbourne, the Canadian finished the day in 14th place. want to get out. We will work hard tonight to see if we can find more profit. It was a lot of fun taking on the challenge of a renewed Albert Park Circuit. It’s much faster and more exciting, and the four DRS zones should help cars get closer and improve overtaking, so let’s see what the rest of the weekend has in store for us.”
Sebastian Vettel: “It was a shame to finish FP1 earlier than we would have liked – and then not be able to participate in FP2 – because today was an important day for me to get up to speed with the car and learning a new layout. The positives are that I felt I could get comfortable pretty quickly and we also had a good balance in the car. It’s a shame we didn’t put in more laps, but it was a problem with the drive unit and that meant we had to replace it. The car will be fine for tomorrow and we will continue to work hard and make progress.”