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“This is a track I really enjoy,” he said. “I’ve had some very good memories here but again it’s just difficult to know where we’re going to be exactly. In Shanghai of course we did very well, but previously we did have a few issues in the races, so it’s possible it’s going to be a bit more difficult here.”

Rosberg said the team had sorted out the tire issues which plagued it in Australia and Malaysia.

“The engineers and everybody have really been making some good progress on the car, setup-wise and things like that,” Rosberg said. “So we’re learning very quickly, so it wasn’t a coincidence that we were fast in Shanghai. No, we did a good job and got the best out of it but the situation could be different here with the temperatures and that might prove a little bit more of a challenge but I don’t know.”