Brazil

Last Race: 09th Nov Brazil

Brazil GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Nico Rosberg
2 Lewis Hamilton
3 Felipe Massa

Kobayashi: Times don't mean anything

Thursday 20th February 2014

Share:

Kobayashi: Times don't mean anything

Kobayashi: Times don't mean anything

Kamui Kobayashi says it was "good" to unlock some of his Caterham's performance even if his P6 time doesn't count for much.

Although a telemetry issue caused problems for the Japanese driver in the morning on Day Two in Bahrain, for the second day running Caterham were the busiest of the Renault powered teams.

Covering 66 laps, Kobayashi put in a very late dash to jump from tenth to sixth on the timesheets.

His 1:39.855 was, however, 4.945s short of Kevin Magnussen's P1 time in the McLaren.

"It was good to be back in the car and even though we had quite a few interruptions in the morning with a telemetry issue, we still completed 66 laps which is another useful day's work," he said.

"It's still too early to know where we really are, but being able to build the mileage every day is the only way we'll be able to get the most out of the car.

"Reliability is going to be so important this year, and it's good that the issues we've had here have been fixed well enough to allow us to keep running.

"It's also good to finish the day with a relatively quicker lap, but even though everyone knows lap times don't really mean anything in the tests, it's good for the team to start to see us unlocking some of the car's performance."

Related Links
Magnussen storms ahead on Day Two
Gallery: Day Two In Bahrain

The Beginning Of The End

Editor's Picks

NTF1News: Disney Movie

NTF1News: Disney Movie

Among news items this week, tales of the Honey Badger, plus Disney's new movie about the engine row - Un-Frozen...

Winners & Losers: Brazilian GP

Winners & Losers: Brazilian GP

Nico Rosberg kept his lock-ups to a minimum as Turn 4 came back to haunt Lewis Hamilton at Interlagos...

Winners And Losers: US GP

Winners And Losers: US GP

It was a gripping race in the Lone Star state with a clinical victory for Lewis Hamilton to make it five wins in a row...

Button 'Not Fearful' Of Alonso

Button 'Not Fearful' Of Alonso

Jenson Button says he would have no problem partnering Fernando Alonso at McLaren as "nothing scares" him...

Alonso's Ferrari Highs & Lows

Alonso's Ferrari Highs & Lows

Fernando Alonso is on his way out at Ferrari, but there have been plenty of highlights and low points...