Bottas, meanwhile, seemed slightly warmer to the idea, as when he was asked whether it will be used, he replied: “no reason why not to”.
He goes on to say that it would only be implemented if the team decides that it will present an advantage.
"Definitely run by run we were learning more about it," he explained.
"With the test, the engineers have more time to learn from the data and more of the guidelines for us as the drivers, how to best use it.
"What kind of situations it can bring the advantage, how big an advantage it will give us, and at which tracks is a bit of a question mark.
"We're happy to have it on the car, and now it all goes pretty smoothly and starts to feel like everything goes pretty automatically without too much thinking about it, and we're using it what we think is the best."
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