Pilot Red Bull Racing Daniel ricciardo believes that Ferrari and Mercedes look stronger Austrian team at the pre-season tests in Barcelona, despite the fact that today the Australian in the standings ahead of Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.
Felipe Massa was the best on the first day of the final test block
“I feel that the car slowly evolyutsioniruet. Gives me optimism is the fact that we continue to progress – said Riccardo. – At the same time, I’m not sure that we are on the same level as Mercedes and Ferrari.
Ferrari is fast now. I’m sure Mercedes will also be fast. Despite the fact that Williams missed a lot of time last week, today she impressed with your results.
I can’t say that we’re hiding something from rivals: we don’t have two seconds. But we are confident that we can squeeze more out of this machine. At the same time is capable of doing everything. Hope Williams today showed a maximum. But Ferrari and Mercedes can show the best results.
While for us everything looks fine. This is my third day in the car. I can say that every day more and more happy with it”.
Tomorrow behind the wheel sits RB13 Max Verstappen.
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