“Did greater than I needed to”
Williams driver Nicholas Latifi has to this point lagged behind teammate George Russell when it comes to outcomes. Nonetheless, the rookie himself believes he has made fairly some progress, particularly in qualifying.
Latifi glad regardless of being outperformed
Although he hasn’t crushed Russell in qualifying but, Latifi does see progress. For instance, in Q1 on the Nurburgring, he stayed inside 0.248 seconds behind his teammate.
“I do not really feel I have been capable of get the perfect out of the automobile, however I’ve made progress,” mentioned the Canadian to Motorsportweek.com. “I’ve made some small adjustments to my driving type, and by making an attempt what works in a single state of affairs and what does not in one other. Particularly the way in which the automobile feels in qualifying, typically I’ve to regulate my pure driving type. It feels unnatural, however it’s quicker”.
He additionally appears to be like at how his teammate does it. “You possibly can affect lap occasions by profitable a tenth with late braking and shedding a tenth on the exit or the opposite means round. I am making an attempt to get essentially the most out of this and do as George does, as a result of he often will get essentially the most out of the automobile,” mentioned Latifi.
“There are a number of corners the place I might be quicker. The best way I am driving now does not give me a lot room for error. I am trying ahead to seeing how the subsequent couple of Grand Prixs go and if I could make it by way of”.
“Though I wasn’t glad with qualifying in Germany, I felt I used to be doing greater than I ought to have accomplished. I drove a few messy laps as a result of I am not used to this type of driving but. However I hope to proceed and refine this fashion of driving”, Latifi ends optimistically.