Nikita Mazepin I’m confident of the chassis change as summer vacation has improved the pace.
Haas’s driver, whose contract to continue driving with the team next year was confirmed yesterday, says he is more optimistically approaching the rest of his first season.
Mazepin Given the exchange For his chassis at the spa. He said the previous example was heavier than the one used by teammate Mick Schumacher.According to Haas, Schumacher Also drives the Mazepin chassis Early in the season.
However, Mazepin said he gave him valuable seat time in the first half of the rookie season, even though he felt he was at a competitive disadvantage before the change.
“We never waste time with these cars. We have no time to drive except on the weekends of the race,” he said. “So it was still important to do what I was doing: FP1, FP2, FP3 and racing.
“Obviously, I’m not just here to learn and lap. I’m here to beat people and try to get ahead, and maybe once it’s rewarded magic. May be this weekend as well, knowing that will happen.
“But I’m pretty sure my weight wasn’t enough before I started laps.”
Mazepin said the limitation meant that he couldn’t gain much momentum in developing his own driving. “It didn’t require me more work and less positive feedback-if you’re happy with your results, it’s easy to continue because you feel it’s rewarding. ..
He feels he has made a “new start” since he replaced the chassis. “Hello, you Take a look at FP1 in BelgiumIt was clear that the paces of both the driver and the setup were suddenly very similar.
“We ask the same thing, but the feedback is very similar, so in that respect I think it’s very important to understand it before 2022, because set it up and It’s important to set up a car that works for both drivers, but I don’t look back. I’m just looking forward to it. “
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