"Leaving aside the performance of the others, I am happy with what we have done today," Alonso said. "At every race, all the teams bring something new and we must try and make an additional step forward if we want to be competitive."
Hamilton sets the pace in Chinese GP practice →
Alonso said Thursday he wasn't sure if Mattiacci was even coming to Shanghai, and when Raikkonen was asked his opinion of the new team principal, he responded: "I don't know him.
Ferrari introduces new team principal in Shanghai →