Kvyat pleased after productive day in Bahrain

Toro Rosso’s 2014 rookie Daniil Kvyat is pleased with the progress being made by the team after a productive day of running at the Bahrain International Circuit.F1 Testing in Bahrain - Day Three

The Russian driver only managed to complete five laps at the wheel of the STR9 on Wednesday due to a mechanical problem, adding to his tally of nine laps from the opening pre-season test in Jerez.

However, his fourth day in the car was far more productive and he completed 57 laps. “This was the first time I have managed to do a lot of running and it was very important for me, as well as for the team, that I completed 57 laps,” he said.

“We worked on many things and made progress in several areas. There is still a lot to do, but I am happy at the end of what was a productive day. Tomorrow it’s Jev’s turn to keep moving forward and then we can have a few days to see what we have learned, before the final session starts again.”

The Faenza-based outfit focused on software and mapping work related to the Renault V6 Turbo power-unit, as well as gathering data on the aerodynamics of the car.

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