McLaren drivers pleased with 2013 car during initial tests in Jerez
Jenson Button has expressed his initial confidence with the new car, and Sergio Pérez has played himself in quickly, completing nearly 800km in his first week.
Sergio returned to the cockpit for his second day of testing, putting a useful 434km under his belt as he continued to acquaint himself with his new team and ca
As yesterday, the afternoon was spent carrying out a series of longer runs – with live pitstops – to more fully understand the set-up changes.
Our first test with MP4-28 has been extremely productive: despite a few reliability issues on the opening days, running has largely been trouble-free.
Jenson has expressed his initial confidence with the new car, and Checo has played himself in quickly, completing nearly 800km in his first week. He already feels comfortable behind the wheel of a Vodafone McLaren Mercedes.
Driver: Sergio Perez
Location: Circuito de Jerez
Track length: 4.428km
Km covered: 434
Best laptime: 1m18.944s
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|Drivers||Jenson Button Shop Now , Sergio Perez Shop Now|
|Teams||Mercedes Shop Now , McLaren Shop Now|
|Article type||Testing report|