Archive for 2013/02/07
Nico Rosberg gets Mercedes F1 testing up and running in Jerez but Ferrari’s Felipe Massa sets the pace
Esteban Gutierrez believes Sauber has made good progress with the level of downforce on its new car this year
Esteban Gutiérrez was behind the wheel of the Sauber C32-Ferrari for the first time today. He immediately felt comfortable in the car and was able to complete a comprehensive programme over 110 laps, which included aerodynamic measurements, tyre and brake material testing and several long runs with high fuel loads, without any technical problems.
Nico Rosberg completed a successful third day of pre-season testing for Mercedes AMG today in Jerez, Spain. Following a difficult start to the week with limited mileage, Nico was today able to complete a total of 655 km – over two race distances – to make good progress through the team's test items.