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Ferrari's latest updates were not on the car for Kimi Raikkonen's penultimate day of pre-season testing in the SF15-T but should arrive on Friday.

Raikkonen completed 80 laps on Thursday with a number of small problems but only managed the sixth fastest time by the end of the day. He said the car had not changed dramatically from last week's test but new parts were scheduled for Friday when Sebastian Vettel returns to the cockpit.

"More or less the car was the same, we are going to get some [updates] but not for today. Hopefully for tomorrow."

Raikkonen has one day left in the car on Saturday before the first race in Australia and is hoping for good conditions to tie up all the loose ends from testing.

"I think it's not too bad how the car behaves, but there are certain things we want to improve. We want more grip always to go faster but sometimes it is a bit tricky with the conditions we are having. The car works one lap and not the next because it changes a lot, but overall it's a good feeling and we still have one day to follow through all the things we learned together and hopefully we will be happier."

However, Raikkonen is not fussed about topping the timesheets again before Australia: "A quick lap time would be good, but we will see in a few weeks in the first race where we are. As long as you have a good feeling on a few heavy runs it's still okay."

And he refused to take a punt on Ferrari's place in the pecking order.

"I will not guess anything. Let's see in the first race. We will do our best and see where we are."

Ferrari technical director James Allison added: "This wasn't an easy day for us as we spent time chasing our tails on an annoying reliability problems which by the end of the day we managed to put to bed, but that interrupted our programmes for the day quite considerably. Now we can put what we learn today in place for tomorrow so to have a day much more like we want to have."

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