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F1 | Hungarian GP | Albon feeling positive going into the summer break, Latifi not so much

While facing the summer break and the second half of the 2022 season, the Wiliiams drivers have expressed about how they feel about the car and the results they have gotten so far.

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F1 | Hungarian GP | Albon feeling positive going into the summer break, Latifi not so much
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After finishing P17 in the Hungarian GP, Alex Albon commented on how he felt in Sunday's race.

"I got a bit out of sequence once we had the damage on lap 1," "I think I went a bit wide and at the same time the car was drifting, so we were kind of drifting in / drifting out."

After the Thai driver referred to the damage to the car on lap 1 following contact with Sebastian Vettel, he added that having had a strategy with so many pit stops made the race a little more complicated, as it was a risky strategy:

"A lot to dig out for us today, a lot of pit stops didn't make it easy."

The Williams driver said it had been a tricky weekend, noting that he was the driver who did the most laps on a soft compound: "After 25 or 26 laps of staying on softs, it was interesting.

Looking ahead to the summer break, the 26-year-old commented that he is happy in the team and said he was looking forward to a return after the summer break:

"I'm happy because it's going very well, better than I expected. And yes, I think I can go into the summer break quite happy. Obviously I'm not where I want to be in terms of positioning on the circuit sometimes, but you know, we've got time to reset now and I can only see how we improve and can come back stronger after the beach time."

The Williams driver has had a good season and has been able to adapt to the car very well, even managing to score a point for the team in the Australian race thanks to a very clever strategy from the Grove squad.

For his part, Nicholas Latifi also pointed out as one of the main causes of his result the incident on the first lap that caused him to lose a part of his front wing and therefore made the race more difficult: "We got some damage from lap 1, I think half of my front wing, well, one side of my front wing was kind of missing".

The Canadian also highlighted that the aerodynamics of the car are not the best:

"It's there for a reason, you know," said the driver referring to front wing. "Our car doesn't have a lot of downforce anyway, the balance isn't great, I think that compromised us."

The number 6 on the grid, who got P18, added that the wind factor also played a part in the car's performance: "It's been a lot harder than expected, mainly because of the wind" "It's probably been the trickiest thing the car has felt all year" "We have to find a way to adjust it at some point."

The 27-year-old added that he’s not too happy about the way he’ll be taking his vacation period saying "not the most pleasant way to go into the summer break".

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