Kevin Magnussen has begun the test of this week at the same point where it ended a few days ago, accumulating hundreds of kilometers on the Renault R. S. 16. The pilot Danish has become to let go of the dial a quick registration and has completed its penultimate day of testing with a time of 1:25.760 that has left him in the tenth position of the table of times. However, the most important thing for the team is to try to correct the possible defects of a car that is part of the base used in 2015. To do this, Magnussen has completed 119 laps.
With a program geared to work on the aerodynamic configuration and to comprobar the reliability of different components of the Renault R. S. 16, Kevin Magnussen has once again end up with a good number of miles behind at the Catalan track: “once again, we had a great day with a lot of laps in our lap. impressions of the car are positive, but we also know where we have to improve and we are already working on it. Both for me and for the team, it is very important to these miles to achieve a good progress”.
regarding the technical work carried out by Kevin Magnussen on the asphalt, and the engineers at Renault Sport F1 in the box, , Nick Chester, Technical Director of the chassis area, has been pronounced: “it Was a good day with a car reliable and with 119 laps. We have been able to work on the set of the suspensions, front and rear. Also we have added new data of the aerodynamics which offer us a new direction of work. The program of the day has been performed in its entirety and we have a good amount of data to analyze before returning to work tomorrow”.