Rosberg completes testing for Mercedes


No of Laps 129 lapsBest Lap Time 1:22.579Kms Covered 677 kmTrack Length 5.245 kmTotal Test Kms 1715 kmWeather DryNico Rosberg completed the third and final day of the Mugello test forthe MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS team today.- Nico and the team spent the day concentrating on further tyre andset-up evaluations with the F1 W03- A second very productive day saw Nico complete 129 laps, equal to over670 kmThe team completed 1715 kms over the three days, and will next be inaction at the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona.Nico Rosberg"It has been a good testing programme for us here in Mugello, and I havebeen able to complete a lot of mileage in my Silver Arrow around thisamazing track. Today, we learned a lot about tyre management, and thisshould help us at the next race in Barcelona. There is still a lot ofwork to do of course, and we do need to improve our car in fast corners,but overall I am pleased with the progress that we have made here thisweek."Ross Brawn"We have had a good week in Mugello, and been able to complete much ofour planned test programme despite the loss of some track time onTuesday due to the poor weather conditions. The first opportunity forin-season testing for some time has proved beneficial, particularly asit has enabled us to test some new development ideas and take a closerlook at improving the car from things that we have identified over thefirst four races. Mugello is a great track and I know that both Nico andMichael have enjoyed the experience of driving there this week."

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