Lewis Hamilton explains BIZARRE decision to NOT test drive his new Mercedes car
Temperatures at the Barcelona track plummeted due to the “Beast from the East” weather system which is currently gripping Europe.
Mercedes had opted to split each day of the first test between its two drivers with a changeover around lunchtime.
But lunch was cancelled on day two with the track remaining open to allow teams to make the best of reasonable conditions before predicted bad weather later in the day.
Avoiding a driver change saved Mercedes about an hour of running time and Hamilton believes he made the right call to steer clear of the cold circuit.
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