Di Resta get first run in VJM04 in testing at Jerez

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Jerez (Spain), Feb 13 (PTI) Paul di Resta got his firstrun in the VJM04 as the Force India Formula One team continuedits preparations for the 2011 World Championship season.

Picking up from Adrian Sutil''s programme, Paulconcentrated on tyre evaluation and establishing baselineset-ups for the remainder of the testing programme.

Paul completed 64 laps in total, bringing the VJM04 totalmileage to almost 700km since its debut on Thursday.

"Today was really about me getting used to the new car,plus getting as much information about the new tyres andset-up options as possible. We''ve still got a bit of work todo, but today was about determining the right way to go," Paulsaid after the day''s proceedings.

"We did find that there were a couple of issues withgetting temperature in the brakes on some set-ups, and on thefinal run of the day I locked up into turn nine and went offinto the gravel. Overall I think we can be fairly positivewith the progress we''ve made over the past couple of days andhave a good idea of where we can go tomorrow," he added. PTIPM

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