Archive for 2013/02/05
After watching the team’s new baby take its first steps out on track, Lotus F1 Team Technical Director gives a brief assessment on what he’s seen so far So, thoughts on today? I’m quite chipper about it really, not a bad day. The car didn’t break down and we seemed to have a reasonable turn of pace.
As the new F1 cars got down to business on the first day of testing in Jerez, Jenson Button and McLaren overcame an early on-track stoppage to top the time sheets by a considerable margin, ahead of Mark Webber and Romain Grosjean. But there were troubles for Mercedes too, as they were forced to cut the opening day short with electrical problems.