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    OFFICIAL #F1 Report: Ferrari - Spanish GP Qualifying

    Spanish Grand Prix. Montmelò, 9 May 2015.

    RAIKKONEN - Chassis 312
    VETTEL - Chassis 311

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    Q1
    P3 1:26.637 New Hard - 4 laps New Medium - 3 laps
    P6 1:27.534 New Hard - 3 laps New Hard - 3 laps

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    Q2
    P3 1:26.016 New Medium - 3 laps
    P5 1:26.167 New Medium - 3 laps

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    Q3
    P7 1:26.414 Old Medium - 3 laps New Medium - 3 laps
    P3 1:25.458 New Medium - 3 lap New Medium - 3 laps

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    Weather: air 30 °C, track 48/49 °C. Sunny

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    Kimi Raikkonen: "So far the weekend has been more difficult than I wanted and today I was still struggling, for some reason my car was sliding around. After a difficult Friday I decided together with the team to go back to the old package because I wanted to make sure it was fine. We knew it would be a risk and it might be difficult but I don't think that the result would have been as bad as it was today. In Q2 the feeling was pretty ok but then in Q3 it was difficult again, I had not much grip and did a bad lap.It's one of those weekends in which things keep going a little wrong here and there, and today we also lost one set of Medium tyres because of a burning of a blanket. Tomorrow is another day and the race is a different story, obviously we start in a position that is not ideal , but we have a good package. If we have a good start we can go from there, I'm sure we have the speed to have a good race".

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    Sebastian Vettel: "It's not a great place to be behind Nico and Lewis, but I think it's the maximum we could do today, so I'm happy with qualifying. I think the week end has been a bit rougher compared to the last couple in terms of finding the balance and the feeling with the car: we'll see what we can do tomorrow. We have improved the car, but the track conditions this week end are a bit tricky: the wind is very gusty, which is throwing the car around plus the tires are potentially a bit too hard and not really working. It seems that Mercedes is struggling less and the gap seems bigger than usual. Tomorrow we can put them under pressure: we'll see, it's a long race. Hopefully we'll come up with a good strategy, we've saved one set of new tires for tomorrow as Mercedes did: I'm hoping we can stay with them for a long time. There's room for improvements, hopefully the conditions tomorrow will come towards us and we'll be a bit stronger again. We'll do our best, as always".

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