* Fernando Alonso: "we have tried several new components on the car which some seem to be positive others less but I think that those who did not have good results must be further developed. Overall, I find that the day was positive even if the first impression is that we are not as competitive as we did in Monza two weeks ago. We still have a bit of lack of performance on tracks like this one, where we must have a maximum level of support. But based on what we've seen today, there is a significant difference between the two types of tires but we will have to wait for tomorrow to see a clear picture of the situation. Deviations of the day are probably amplified by the evolution of the track and the teams and the traffic programs, so it's difficult to make a direct comparison with our main rivals. I am sure that Sunday we'll have significant damages to tires and need to manage them as well as possible."
* Felipe Massa: "it was not an easy day because the car was not good and I have particularly suffered from tyre degradation in the two sessions. At the end of the second we found what worked properly but it doesn't explain all my problems so we need to know what happened in order to be able to fix it for the rest of the weekend. We have fairly clear directions to take for the settings but there is still a lot of work to do."