Carlos Sainz has reflected on his pre-season testing as a 'good learning curve' and is raring to go for his first Formula 1 race in two weeks.

The Spanish driver completed 132 laps on his final day in the Toro Rosso STR10 in Barcelona, notching up a fastest time of 1m 24.191s to put him P4. The next time he will jump in the car will be at the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne for free practice one. Sainz says he is thoroughly satisfied by the whole of testing and can't wait to go racing.

"It felt great to have such a clean afternoon, it gave us a great confidence boost ahead of Melbourne and we have high confidence for it," he said. "Melbourne is two weeks away and I cannot wait to get there and take by baby out. I'm really looking forward to it, I don't know what to expect compared to everyone else but we feel we are in a good position."

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The 20-year-old began the day collecting data before running a full race simulation to refine his set-up with the STR10. Sainz then planned to move on to working on the top performance of the car but an electrical fault left him stranded on track with just 15 minutes of the day remaining. Nevertheless, the Spanish driver remains positive.

"It's great," Sainz explained. "Mentally I'm feeling good. Doing 130 laps in Barcelona is much tougher than anyone could expect but to not have neck problems and do a qualifying run after a whole race simulation and another 50 laps is good. We are in a good state today and I'm very happy with that."

Sainz ruled out stating a specific target in Australia but confirmed he's had discussions with his team and knows where they are aiming to be in two weeks' time.

"It depends on many other factors as well as me for what people expect," he said. "The important thing is that I am confident in myself. To be honest I don't care what other people expect or don't expect. I know what I expect and what STR expect and this is important.

"I've enjoyed testing a lot and I cannot wait to race. Finally I have finished my preparation. After a good learning curve in testing I feel prepared."

With Sainz completing his testing programme he will now hand over to Max Verstappen on the final day of pre-season testing in Barcelona tomorrow.