“We have had a difficult start to the season, so we need to get things on track and fix that situation,” he told reporters in Barcelona today. “It’s not an easy task, but I’m sure we can do much better.
“In China there were a lot of small things that influenced the final result and we would have understood the problems sooner if I had managed to take part in first practice,” he continued. “That made the rest of the weekend difficult. But we know what happened.
“So far, this year has not been very straightforward but I am hopeful we can turn it round. I am sure we will get there, the question is when. Hopefully soon.