Formula One News » F1 2013 – Ferrari aim to improve qualifying Posted on 14/05/2013
Ferrari are looking to make further gains in qualifying after Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa both failed to start from the front row at the 2013 F1 Spanish Grand Prix, However, they warn that they will not improve their qualifying form at the expense of race pace.
Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali said “The priority for me is very clear, we don’t have to unbalance the situation of our car at the moment, but we have to improve qualifying. We knew that the key to the strategy was to attack and jump on the track, but it’s not every time that you can do it. So without unbalancing our decent race performance we still need to improve qualifying to make sure we have cleaner air in front of us.”
“For me this weekend was important just to understand what the jump in performance from other teams, because from now until the end of July you may see, if possible, one or two steps in development but not more,”
“Then you will see that some teams are forced to start work on the new car, with the big challenge that we face with the new project not being about staying within two or three tenths but within two or three seconds. I think that will be the crucial part of this season so that is why these are my priorities.”