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On Tuesday, the entire Formula 1 field – bar HRT, which did not attend the Italian test – lost crucial running time when heavy rain and winds lashed Mugello. For Force India, this was followed by problems for Paul di Resta on Wednesday which in-turn delayed Nico Hülkenberg’s programme. Despite that, both men were pleased as they shared the cockpit across a dry Thursday.
“It was a much better day and good to get a reasonable number of laps in the car in dry conditions,” said di Resta, who drove in the morning and racked up a total of 34 laps. “We had a busy programme focussing on aero data collection, aero balance and general performance work. The data we have seems encouraging and I think that we are well prepared for Barcelona.”
Hülkenberg stepped in for the afternoon period, completing 55 tours and elevating the car to sixth place on the final timesheet.
“I think we have learned quite a lot and it’s a good way to end the test with a busy afternoon,” the German began.
“There was a lot to get through, but the main priority was on understanding the car we have here and making sure we feel ready for Barcelona. There’s a lot of data to go through before we get there and we also have to look at how the different tyre compounds behaved, but overall I’m pleased with the day’s work.”
When the F1 fraternity arrives in Spain next week, yet more upgrades will be rolled out for what is the first race of the 2012 European season.
Paul di Resta
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