Williams might have to rethink its approach to the official track sessions prior to qualifying, leading team driver Nico Rosberg has suggested.

Williams might have to rethink its approach to the official track sessions prior to qualifying, leading team driver Nico Rosberg has suggested.

At the end of five of the six free practice sessions in 2009 so far, the 23-year-old German has emerged on top of the timesheets.

However, although the Grove team has clearly produced a good car this year, Rosberg is yet to replicate his top practice form in qualifying or in the race -- even though he led the race early in Malaysia.

"We know that we use less fuel in practice than some other teams, for example BMW," Rosberg told Germany's Auto Motor und Sport.

But he said the low-fuel policy was always to ready the car for the highly-competitive 'Q2' qualifying session.

Now clearly with a top-ten potential car, Rosberg suggests Williams should now be spending more time focusing on strategies for the race-fuel 'Q3' phase.

"We will have another look at the strategy," Rosberg, holidaying in Bali prior to flying out to Shanghai, is quoted as confirming.

 

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