We need to make a step overnight - Vettel

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Just like everybody else, both Red Bull drivers had to deal with a damp track at the beginning of both first session. The limited dry running they could do however proved that Red Bull still has quite a bit of work to do ahead of qualifying.

Mark Webber, #2:
FP1: Position: 5, Best Time: 1:28.467, Laps: 21
FP2: Position: 11, Best Time 1:32.296, Laps: 20

“We did learn a little today – but after nine weeks of anxious waiting it was a shame with the weather. Mother Nature played a big role and it made it quite challenging for everyone. We got some dry running at the end of each session, which was good. The track was drying out reasonably quickly, but there were still a few sections at the end that were damp. In the end we got what we could out of it, but we still have some work to do. It was compromised running for everyone; I’m looking forward to coming back tomorrow.”

Sebastian Vettel, #1:
FP1: Position: 11, Best Time: 1:29.790, Laps: 21
FP2: Position: 10, Best Time: 1:32.194, Laps: 19

“I think obviously with the conditions it’s difficult to get a lot of running, but it was the same for all of us. The little time we had in the car this afternoon was okay, but now we have to find the balance and learn a bit more about the car. The important thing now is to make a step overnight and go from there. Track time is important when the car is still young.”