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'Pleased' Rosberg downplays pace

Nico Rosberg has joined Lewis Hamilton in downplaying Mercedes' pace as the duo topped the times on the final two days of pre-season testing. Hamilton was quickest on Saturday at the Circuit de Catalunya with his1:20.558 over 0.7s up on the day's second best time. The Brit, though, immediately downplayed his pace on the soft Pirellis, saying "there is no reason to be impressed." Handing the car over to Rosberg for the final day of testing, Mercedes remained in the P1 slot as he went even faster than his new team-mate. The German driver posted a 1:20.130 on Sunday to edge Ferrari's Fernando Alonso by 0.364s. But rather than taking the plaudits, Rosberg reckons he was only on top...
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