The freshness of Austin, an ally for Ferrari drivers this weekend? – Nextgen-Auto.com

The warm jackets and winter coats were out when the pilots arrived on an unusually cold Americas circuit.

But Ferrari hopes the freezing temperatures are good news for its weekend at the US Grand Prix, as the Scuderia dominated in similar conditions in pre-season testing in Barcelona.

"Straight lines are quite long, so I think we should be strong," says Charles Leclerc.

"To know how much we will only see on Saturday and Sunday, but we are pretty confident." It was 4 ° C this morning … We were very strong in Barcelona during the winter tests. It's a long time, but for us it does not change, if it's a problem, it will be a problem for everyone and we will try to adapt. "

When asked if Kimi Räikkönen's sensational victory with Ferrari in 2018 was possible this weekend, Sebastian Vettel continued:

"I hope it's not an easy way to do everything right, a high-speed section to start with, a very slow in the middle and a sort of mid-speed section at the end. you need, that's why I think it's important to feel comfortable in the car first, with a good balance, then we'll see if the track fits our car well. "

"We have a better car, very efficient, but we'll see, once we get in the car tomorrow, we'll feel and see how the car works, how the initial feeling and balance are, and after that we'll have a best idea. "



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