Jean-Eric Vergne said he liked the challenge of racing with Pirelli’s aggressive 2013 tyre compounds despite his “looking like cauliflowers” during testing.
Mercedes ended the second test the way they started it as Lewis Hamilton put the W04 on top of the times sheets in a session disrupted by rain.
Jenson Button says Pirelli’s new tyres for 2013 are “fairer” and less likely to make car set-up a lottery.
The second F1 test of 2013 concludes at the Circuit de Catalunya today. Here are pictures from today’s test.
Max Chilton says he can cope with a four-day workload as Marussia team mate Luiz Razia misses this week’s test.
The second pre-season test of 2013 concludes today at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona. Join us live to follow the action at the track.
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