Originally Posted by srad600
Some additional "facts" (in quotes because I watched a report about this, no confirmation):
Apparently even though Merc used current cars/drivers, the test was not for current year tires. The test was for 2014 tires. Since Merc will not be allowed to use a 2013 car in 2014, those tires and a current spec car will never see the track at the same time. This to me says that they gain no advantage by doing the tests. So why all the fuss?
What I heard is that M-B could have been testing other things like aero components during the test that might help this this season.
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