JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA, SPAIN – JAN 31: Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP drives during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on Jan. 31, 2014 in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. (Photo: Andrew Hone/Getty Images)
Nico Rosberg has done more mileage than any other driver in a 2014 car thus far, having topped the laps completed charts at Jerez last week.
He already enjoyed a head start after he shook down the Mercedes at a filming day at Silverstone the previous Friday.
“Definitely I think it’s a surprise to do so many laps,” said Rosberg. “It’s such a mission with this new technology and everything, and really to get this reliability so early on is really a positive. But we’ve got no idea where we are in terms of pace and all that. So it’s really early days.
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