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Sergey Sirotkin: "I just pushed like crazy"

  • Published on 29 Jul 2016 18:54
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  • By: Fergal Walsh

Sergey Sirotkin has taken pole position for the first race at Hockenheim but admits that his grid position surprised him.

Sirotkin has so far called his season a "joke" but is hoping that his form can soon start to improve.

"It is the first time I've been to the track, so I didn't have much expectation before we came here, and Free Practice didn't go super good so you're thinking more about getting a top three than getting a pole," he said.

"Unfortunately there was a bit of a mess on the warm up to the first push, so I just stopped pushing, did a cool lap, and the last lap I knew most of the people would not be as quick and I just pushed like crazy, really," he continued. "If I finished the lap and improved then great, and if I don't then no one else did anyway." 

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