On the penultimate day of running at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Mercedes pilot, Nico Rosberg topped the timesheets ahead of Renault’s Vitaly Petrov.
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel was once again the quickest driver around the Circuit de Catalunya yesterday.
Sebastian Vettel topped the first day of the third test at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona yesterday.
The final day of testing at Jerez saw a Rubens Barrichello take the lead of the timesheets, at the wheel of his Cosworth-powered Williams.
Nick Heidfeld's chance of landing the Renault drive, in place of the injured Robert Kubica, received a bolster shot yesterday as he topped the best lap on the third day of testing at Jerez.
Seven-time World Champion Michael Schumacher topped today's running at the Jerez. The Mercedes driver registered a speedy run of 1:20.352 at the beginning of a 10-lap run, leaving the famous German 0.061 of-a-second quicker than Ferrari pilot, Felipe Massa. However, Schumacher's fast laps appeared to be spikes rather than indications of consistent pace from his … Continue reading Formula 1 Pre-Season Testing (Jerez, February 11th)
Ferrari's Felipe Massa made the best of the opening day's test at Jerez in southern Spain. The Brazilian clocked up 101 laps over the course of the morning and afternoon, with a best of 1:20.709.
At the conclusion of the third day of testing in Valencia yesterday, Renault’s Robert Kubica took the top spot with a headline grabbing run in the R31, securing a fastest lap of 1:13.144 late in the afternoon.
Fernando Alonso upped the testing ante today, as he headed the order in Valencia.
Sebastian Vettel started 2011 just as he had finished 2010, as he topped the time sheets on the first day of testing at Valencia. The reigning World Champion notched up 93 laps in the RB7 - Red Bull's newly designed and built title challenger. Vettel set a fastest lap of 1:13.769 - a lap that … Continue reading Formula 1 Pre-Season Testing (Valencia, February 1st)
So, the 2010 Formula 1 season finally ended this afternoon in the dipping evening sun in Abu Dhabi.
With Bridgestone falling by the wayside, today marked Pirelli’s first day as Formula 1’s sole tyre supplier.
For the second consecutive day, Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo topped the young driver test at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.
The first day of the two-day young driver test has been run at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit, with Red Bull reserve driver, Daniel Ricciardo coming out on top.
With the competitive action summed up for 2010, tomorrow sees the Formula 1 world change focus, as the first post-season tests take place at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit.
This week saw the final Formula 1 tests until of the year until the rookie sessions in December and it is in these tests that a slightly clearer picture is painted by the teams. While fuel weights are still an unknown, a perception is created by how long the stints are and the length of … Continue reading Formula 1 Testing (Barcelona, February 25th-28th)
For the third week of testing, the biggest news this week was the return of the Lotus team to Formula 1. It may be questionable as to how much (or little) Lotus actually have in common with the original marquee as led by the late Colin Chapman, but with Mike Gascoyne as technical chief, the … Continue reading Formula 1 Testing (Jerez, February 17th-20th)
The second test got under way on Wednesday and saw the first runs for the Force India and Virgin F1 teams, the latter of which should raise an eyebrow for a few reasons. Firstly, the new Virgin machine is the first F1 car to run that was developed by Nick Wirth using just Computational Fluid … Continue reading Formula 1 Testing (Jerez, February 10th-13th)
The first Formula 1 test of 2010 started on Monday and finished a few hours ago and although the times mean absolutely nothing, it can be an interesting insight to the pre-season action. Very little really happens at these tests - you have no idea what amount of fuel anyone has, no idea if they … Continue reading Formula 1 Testing (Valencia, February 1st-3rd)