Rosberg handed first day of Barcelona test

Rosberg handed first day of Barcelona test

18 February 2013 – Nico Rosberg is set to drive on days one and three of the second pre-season test at the Circuit de Catalunya, with Mercedes issuing its full line-up for the gathering.

Rosberg's team-mate, Lewis Hamilton, will get behind the wheel of the F1 W04 on Wednesday and Friday - ultimately bringing the test to an end for the German marque.

Despite enduring a troublesome start to its testing programme at Jerez, Mercedes bounced back to cover a grand total of 1425 kilometres (885 miles) over four days.

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