"It was a day of light and shadow for us." - Toto Wolff
Sahara Force India completed busy practice sessions this afternoon at Albert Park ahead of Sunday’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
The team has a work to do in Melbourne.
Martin Whitmarsh: "... we have made some initial progress and I believe up to China we will make some more."
An unusual day for Formula 1 as the starting grid line-up had to be postponed until this morning due to weather in Melbourne.
Pirelli 2013 tyres were put through the test on a dry, damp, super wet circuit in Australia during the two day qualifying.
Paul di Resta ended 9th on the Formula One grid, while teammate Adrian Sutil ended 12th on the Albert Park circuit.
They had to wait until Sunday morning to nail down the front row for the Formula One season opener in Melbourne.
On Saturday, heavy rain showers left the Albert Park Circuit with ponds and rivers and only Q1 was completed. Sunday morning ended up having the final two sectors of qualifying, and it started on a still wet track but a dry track finally...
The rain arrived in Melbourne during practice 3 -- the final one before qualifying -- and the Albert Park Circuit had many rivers forming. Then came the thunderstorm causing power outages.
Scuderia Toro Rosso made progress from morning to afternoon, but not enough
Vettel is glad to finally go racing after the testing season, and Webber wishes to win his homeland Grand Prix
The P Zero tyres for the first four Formula One Grand Prix events have been selected by Pirelli before the final preseason test days for the new cars.