Abu Dhabi Test 2014 – Day Two

Driver: Felipe Nasr
Chassis/ Engine: FW36-01 / PU106a Hybrid
Locations: Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi, 5.554km
Objectives: Aero evaluations and 2015 tyre tests
Weather: Hot and sunny
Air and Track Temps: 25-32°C / 27-42°C

Rod Nelson, Chief Test and Support Engineer: We had another productive day. The morning consisted of aero testing, and the afternoon the focus was on longer runs comparing the 2014 and 2015 Pirelli tyres. Testing has gone well over the year, and we are positive going into the winter, although there is now a lot of work to do now before the test in Jerez. It was good to have Felipe in the car today and we thank him for his all his work this season. He has been a positive influence on the team over the year and we wish him all the best at his new team 2015.

Felipe Nasr: Today was really good day; it’s always nice to drive the FW36 and to have the chance to drive it on the final day of 2014 was very enjoyable. The focus of the day was on the 2015 tyres and longer runs, and we learnt a lot about how the tyre wears over a long distance as we covered nearly a full race distance. I have to say a big thank you to the whole team for the opportunities they have given me this year and I wish them all the best for the future.

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