Mercedes reserve driver Pascal Wehrlein said he didn't want the Abu Dhabi test to come to an end after driving a 2014 F1 car for the first time.

While Wehrlein drove the 2012 Mercedes in September, Wednesday saw him test the title-winning W05 for the first time, setting the fastest time in the process. At the end of the test, Wehrlein admitted he hadn't wanted to get out of the car and said the experience left him hungry for more opportunities.

"Once you have driven that car you never want to stop the day!" Wehrlein said. "I hope that in the future I can drive in Formula One and participate."

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Having finished the day quickest, Wehrlein played down the significance of his time but admitted it was something he enjoyed on a personal level.

"For me it's good to see myself on the first position. But at the end of the day it doesn't matter, because everyone has a different test programme and you never know what the other drivers and teams are running. It doesn't really matter. The important thing is I could improve a lot today and we did our test programme."

And Wehrlein explained he would be even more confident with his feedback to the team in the simulator from now on having been able to compare it to the real car.

"It's very important because Lewis [Hamilton] and Nico [Rosberg] are not in the simulator as much as me. It's really helpful for the simulator team that now I have one day experience in the real car and I can give them better feedback from the simulator."