Felipe Nasr: “We will keep fighting for points”


Felipe Nasr - Credit: Sauber Motorsport AG

Despite finishing down in fifteenth, Felipe Nasr believed the British Grand Prix on Sunday was good for him, with the Sauber F1 Team driver showing good pace during the mixed conditions at the start of the race.

The Brazilian’s pace dropped away as the track dried out, returning to the status quo where Sauber have been for much of the season, with the team remaining the only ones yet to score a point in 2016.

Despite the disappointment of missing out on points again, Nasr insists the team are still working hard to break through into the top ten and reclaim their position in the championship ahead of Manor Racing.

“It was a good race for me, bearing in mind that I started from the back of the field,” said Nasr. “Overall, we extracted the maximum out of the car as well as the strategy.

“I got a good understanding of the track conditions, so we pitted at the right time. Initially I had a decent pace on the medium tyres, but after the track completely dried out the lap times were determined by our car’s performance.

“We are still not there where we want to be. We will keep fighting for points.”