Robert Kubica says the delay in getting Williams started at pre-season testing has meant they have done no preparation for when racing starts at the Australian Grand Prix. Williams only started running on the third afternoon of testing after delays in getting the FW42 built.
It has been reported that a fundamental error in design was to blame for Williams' absence at the start of testing, putting senior staff under scrutiny.
Kubica got his hands on the car for the first time on Thursday morning, racking up 48 laps, but admitted that many of them were ultimately inconsequential.
"Definitely we cannot talk [as though] I did prepare something for Australia," he said.
"I'm in the same situation as I was one month ago, three months ago.
"So this week it was more about getting something done for the team which was a big challenge to bring the car first and now we are here it's more about preparing the car for next week.
"It doesn't feel like day four of testing. It felt like day one."
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