With the shorter wheelbase E21 seeming to suit the Iceman here in Abu Dhabi, a P5 qualifying performance leaves him in a confident mood heading into the race where he scored his 2012 victory Follow @Lotus_F1Team How was your Saturday in Abu Dhabi? Today wasn’t too bad overall. In the early sessions both yesterday and today I struggled a bit to get the car working how I wanted, but in the evening when the temperature is cooler it’s been much more to my liking.
After a strong start to the weekend which saw him top the times during the opening practice session, our Frenchman was somewhat disappointed to find himself P7 on the grid. Here, he gives us the full story… Follow @Lotus_F1Team How was qualifying for you? That was one of the trickier qualifying sessions we’ve had recently, and seventh on the grid is not where we expected to be after the pace we’ve shown so far this weekend