Raikkonen: Alfa Romeo must "learn a lot" in Bahrain test
Kimi Raikkonen believes Alfa Romeo must glean every last scrap of information from the limited three-day test in Bahrain if it is to show any sign of improvement in the new Formula 1 season.
Drivers and teams will have precious little time to become accustomed to the new cars as the test runs from March 12-14 at the International Circuit.
In a bid to cut costs in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, teams agreed to a raft of cost-saving measures, including pushing the radical aerodynamic regulation changes back by a year to 2022 and carrying across a large percentage of 2020 machinery into the new year.
Despite the team's prior knowledge of large parts of its car, Raikkonen insisted it cannot afford to waste a moment of testing.
“Roughly in one month's time with the first race everybody will see where everybody is," said Raikkonen.
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