Tech blog day 4: Rain doesn't spoil play

Tech blog day 4: Rain doesn't spoil play

Rain might have hampered programmes along the Barcelona pitlane, but teams were still able to trial new technical updates. Craig Scarborough runs the rule over the day four tweaks

TECH BLOG DAY 4: RAIN DOESN'T SPOIL PLAY

With just 12 days of pre-season testing available, today's wet weather will have hampered preparations for Melbourne all along the pitlane. What's more, there's only five days to regroup before the third and final test.

As useful as getting some experience on wet weather tyres can be, the risk of damaging unique parts is too great to commit to a lot of running. Yet despite the weather some technical updates have appeared on track, with smaller parts being tested on a number of cars.

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