McLaren and Force India opt out of Pirelli test in Bahrain next week 10 December, 2013 Bahrain set to hold F1 testing from 17-19 December McLaren and Force India have turned down an opportunity to attend the Pirelli test scheduled for 17-19 December in Bahrain, where the Italian tyre manufacturer is set to test prototype 2014 tyres.
A McLaren spokes person explained, “We’re not testing in Bahrain next week. We took part in a Pirelli tyre test in Italy last month. Our focus now is on our 2014 car development”
When contacted with regards to the driver line-up for the test, the Force India spokesperson said, 'Given the short notice of this test taking place and the time frames involved...
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