Trackside verdict: F1 2013's contenders rated

Trackside verdict: F1 2013's contenders rated

Former McLaren mechanic Marc Priestley joins AUTOSPORT's Kevin Turner at Barcelona and analyses the form of this year's field from the trackside

Finally, we've got some proper dry running! The third day of Formula 1's final pre-season Barcelona test is sunny and AUTOSPORT decides to head trackside to get a look at the form of the cars as they approach their Australian Grand Prix specifications.

With us is former McLaren mechanic Marc Priestley. Not only did he rise through the ranks at the Woking squad, playing a key part in Lewis Hamilton's 2008 title-winning campaign, but he has also spent a lot of time talking to teams over the last few days, so he's the ideal man to add some insight.

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