"As we have seen, these cars are very good and many times I’ve driven the car and thought ‘this has got to be competitive’ because the feeling has been pretty good, but it just isn’t and we’re slow because we lack a bit of everything, quite a bit of everything.
“That’s really what makes us uncompetitive, but not really because the car is particularly difficult to drive. I think they are going to find it very fast and enjoyable to drive.”
Grosjean, who had been a raced for the team in each of its previous five seasons in the sport, added he believes the Pirelli tyres will present the biggest problems for Schumacher and Mazepin.
The Frenchman added: “I think generally Formula 1 is difficult for a rookie but the car is, it’s a bit understeery, so in that aspect, it’s not too hard to drive.
“I guess it’s always going to be a key of getting the tyre to work and with the 2021 tyres we don’t know how it is going to go.
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