Nico Rosberg says winter testing has been 'better than expected' after a successful final day in the Mercedes W05, before the first round of the 2014 season in Australia.
The German driver lapped the Bahrain International Circuit 103 times on Saturday despite a late start due to an engine change. The Mercedes night shift crew noticed a strange noise coming from the V6 Turbo power-unit and decided, as a precaution, to change it.
He lost a few hours of the morning session but had a highly productive afternoon, completing set-up evaluations, qualifying simulations and long runs. Overall, Rosberg is happy with the progress that has been made over the three pre-season tests.
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