GPl Archives 10 April 2013 Issue #66 - Page 62

At the 2012 Chinese Grand Prix we saw Kimi’s race unravel late on; what was this down to? JA: Last year we ran a strategy which saw our drivers make one stop fewer than the rest of the field. In the end this proved a bridge too far for Kimi, largely down to the fact that he tends to be fractionally harder on his front tyres than Romain. As it turned out this race was a bit of a graining fest for the fronts, which was unfortunate as prior to that point he was sitting quite pretty in that race.