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Bianchi encouraged by first Marussia run 2nd March 2013, 19:06
Jules Bianchi was pleased with his first run in the Marussia MR02 after signing for the team yesterday.
Lotus team principal Eric Boullier expects Kimi Raikkonen will be well enough to drive on the final day of testing tomorrow after missing today’s test.
Lewis Hamilton was eager to play down the importance of his fastest time in testing today but admitted he believes Mercedes can win a race this year.
Lewis Hamilton set the fastest lap time of 2013 at the Circuit de Catalunya on his last day of testing.
Valtteri Bottas expects the F1 field will be even closer than last year and says staying out of trouble and getting to the finish will be vital.
Better weather greeted the teams for the penultimate day of pre-season testing at the Circuit de Catalunya. Here are pictures from the track today.
Lotus’s third driver Davide Valsecchi will drive for the team in today’s test instead of Kimi Raikkonen, who is unwell.
It’s the penultimate day of pre-season testing with 11 teams in action at the Circuit de Catalunya. Follow today’s test on F1 Fanatic Live.
In the round-up: Williams hopes Bottas is heaven-sent • Boullier believes Grosjean can be champion • Hamilton “prayed” for Sutil