Christian Horner satisfied after 'great team performance' at Imola

Published on 17 April 2021 by Bryan van Berlo

Christian Horner, team principal of Red Bull Racing, reflects after today’s qualifying session for the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix: “It was a great team performance today with our best qualifying result in Italy since 2013. Sergio did a fantastic job in just his second qualifying session for us and it was a shame for Max who made an uncharacteristic mistake at Turn 3 on his final run in Q3.”

“It’s incredibly satisfying to see both drivers up there and in with a shot at pole, especially in a nail-biting session where the top three were separated by less than a tenth. Sergio is really finding his feet and today marks his best F1 starting grid position. With minimal seat time he’s doing a great job and settling into the team very well.”

“We’re in a good position and with both drivers on alternative strategies, we’ve got a few options which we’ll work on this evening to bring home the best possible result tomorrow. It should make for an exciting Grand Prix."

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