In the afternoon Marussia were able to switch focus to a dry tyre programme and an evaluation of further components from the new aero upgrade for Melbourne.
The move follows the Team’s termination of Luiz Razia’s contract.
With only one driver yet secured for the Marussia F1 Team, rookie Max Chilton is doing double time testing the new MR02 on the Circuit De Catalunya.
Luiz Razia completed the race distance before heading into performance evaluation work.
The Marussia F1 Team and Max Chilton completed its first race distance work on Thursday.
With a brand new driver in a brand new car, the main thrust of the morning’s program was acclimatisation.
Just prior to the stat of the Formula One preseason testing, the Marussia F1 Team powered by Cosworth took the cover off their newest car at Circuito de Jerez in Spain.
21 year old British Driver Max Chilton to race for Marussia F1 Team.