Williams: It has been a positive test for the team

24 February, 2012

Pastor Maldonado (VEN) Williams FW34. Formula One Testing, Day 4, Barcelona, Spain, Friday 24 February 2012.

Pastor Maldonado

Feb.24 (Williams) Team and driver report on the fourth and final day of F1 pre-season testing at Circuit de Catalunya in Spain.

Mark Gillan, Chief Operations Engineer:
“We’ve had a really productive day’s testing to end an excellent couple of weeks. Today Pastor went through a competitive race simulation and both the car and he performed very well, ending the day with some long run comparisons. We have gathered a prodigious amount of data over more than 3500kms of testing and we will now regroup back at the factory to understand how to further improve the set-up and development direction ahead of the next Barcelona test.”

Pastor Maldonado:
“It has been a positive test for the team. We’ve had no problems with the car, getting in some good mileage across all four days. We now have a great deal of data to analyse so we will keep pushing to improve our car for the next test. I am looking forward to coming back next week for the final test, and getting back to racing very soon.”

The Williams F1 Team will be back on track to continue pre-season testing at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona from 1 – 4 March.


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