It'll be an all-Red Bull Racing front row for tomorrow's Spanish Grand Prix, with a twist as for the first time in 2011, Mark Webber outdid Sebastian Vettel in qualifying. So how is the world champion feeling? He reveals all in his blog...
Well, one thing is for sure: qualifying wasn't ideal. It didn’t feel right from the start when I went out for Q1 on a set of very hard tyres.
When we put on the softs things went a bit better, but then we had some issues with KERS in Q2 and Q3. All of this put together meant we decide not to fight for the pole towards the end of the qualifying.
'You don't win a race at the first turn; you need the right tactics and take your chances'
I wasn't too pleased about the decision at first, but with hindsight I'm sure it was the right one. I'm not really satisfied with my own performance today, but I still think that I can live with P2.
Besides, you don't win a race at the first turn; you need the right tactics and take your chances when you get them – and I’m ready to take every chance I get.
I won’t be losing any sleep over a reoccurrence of my KERS issues either because I know the team will be able to fix any small problems we had.
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