Race preview austrian GP 2016 -
MAX VERSTAPPEN (Netherlands):
“In Austria you don’t have so many corners but the elevation changes makes it pretty special, and now driving for Red Bull you feel that even more as it’s our home GP so you feel very welcome by the fans. I think this year there are a few Dutch fans who are coming over so I’m looking forward to it.
“It might not be the most ideal circuit for our car in terms of performance but it’s still very enjoyable. Last year was actually a very good race – I qualified 7th and then eventually finished 8th so it wasn’t too bad.
“I’ve spent a lot of time in Austria since I was a kid, either skiing or there for go-
“Driving at Silverstone feels a little bit like Spa, it’s old-
DANIEL RICCIARDO (Australia) :
“I love back-
“Spielberg always has a pretty awesome atmosphere, and the setting is pretty amazing – the Austrian backdrop and the countryside is quite beautiful. The circuit is quite short but is also fun. I would love a few more corners but it is a fun track for what it is, quite flowing and fast.
“We haven’t had the results we would like there in the past but I think we’re coming there with our best package yet so hopefully that can put us up into the top five.
“The Austrians are very hospitable and there’s plenty of free schnitzel!
“I really do love Silverstone, it has always been a track I’ve loved since my early days driving there. I love street circuits, but equally I love high-
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