The pilot of McLaren Stoffel Vandorn commented on the results of the first day of the final block of pre-season tests in Barcelona.
In the morning on MCL32 Vandorn broke the power plant Honda, which McLaren again lost a lot of time on her shift. The day the Belgian managed to drive 80 laps, however, he failed to rise above the tenth place in the table of results.
Felipe Massa was the best on the first day of the final test block
“It was a day of mixed emotions, said Stoffel. – Another problem with the power plant upset the whole team, but we coped with this setback and managed to get back on track after the lunch break.
Of course, I would not want to waste time, but today we managed to do a lot of testing work. We learned a lot about the car. We tried various aerodynamic details, worked with balance and settings. In addition, I have performed the necessary procedure that are needed to prepare for Australia.
I hope that tomorrow we will hold on the track longer and collect even more valuable information.”
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