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Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, Canada.
Sunday 12 June 2016.
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From the drop of the green flag, grip was at a premium throughout the Canadian Grand Prix, as the air temperature was a consistent and cool 12 degrees Celsius (54 degrees Fahrenheit). Romain Grosjean started the race on the Pirelli P Zero Purple ultrasoft tire with the intent to go 19 laps before pitting for a new set of Pirelli P Zero Yellow soft tires that would take them to the finish. But after judging lap times

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«The car balance is not miles off, but we just don’t have any grip from the tires.» Romain Grosjean says. «We’re not getting them to work properly. For some reason, we had it at the beginning of the year, but we haven’t managed to bring them back in the window since. That means you can’t really drive the car as you would like. Yesterday, our long-run pace was quite good, so hopefully the race tomorrow

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«It was a good day.» Romain Grosjean says. «We had plenty of mileage and the car felt OK. Generally, I’m very happy with the balance of the car. We had a long run to end the day and it did everything we wanted it to do, so that’s good. Hopefully, we can find a bit of performance in the tires for tomorrow.» Recap FP1 Laps completed: 22 Best time: 1:17.008 (13th quick) FP2 Laps completed:

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Romain, You mentioned at Monaco that despite the result, you felt more comfortable with the car. What are you feeling in the car that’s different from what you experienced in Spain? The car reacted much better to what we were doing, and to my driving style. That was a good thing, and a good direction. We got back to more common settings and worked from there. The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is a semi street circuit.

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Grand Prix de Monaco

Laps completed: 33 Best time: 1:17.599 (12th quick) « It was Monaco. It was tricky, » Romain Grosjean says. « This morning went quite smoothly. We made some setup changes for the afternoon, but I think we’ve got room for some big improvements. The first run this afternoon, I lost the car under braking into the chicane. The guys did an amazing job to put the car back together. We were lucky that there wasn’t too much damage.

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Mai 2016 - GP Espagne

Romain Grosjean endured a difficult race, as he was forced to retire with brake problems 10 laps short of the checkered flag. Romain, meanwhile, sustained a broken front wing that needed to be replaced on lap 38, which jettisoned him from 12th to 18th, one lap down. Then on lap 57, le pilote Haas F1 Team keyed the radio saying he had no more brakes. This being a safety issue, Romain Grosjean brought the car

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Dernière-actu

Romain Grosjean will pay tribute to Jules Bianchi at the upcoming Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco 2016 by wearing a special helmet featuring graphics of the late French driver. Jules – who passed away in July last year – finished an inspired ninth for Marussia in the Principality in 2014, and it’s to that race that Grosjean’s one-off helmet design refers. Romain finished one place ahead of his countryman in the 2014 race –

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