Category Archive: Formula One

Feb 28

Barcelona testing times and compounds Day Three

The third of four test days ended in Barcelona (Spain).

2015-02-28 - Pirelli 0041The third day of testing at Barcelona concluded with Lewis Hamilton setting a fastest time of 1m23.022s on the P Zero Yellow soft tyre, but this was still not as quick as the best time seen so far in Barcelona this year: 1m22.792 from Nico Rosberg yesterday, also on the soft.

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Feb 28

Scuderia Ferrari Barcelona Test, Day Two

Testing at the Montmelò circuit – 28 February 2015
2015-02-28 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Kimi Raikkonen_0041Overall it hasn’t been a bad test since we covered a race distance today. Now we wait to go to Melbourne to see how we stand compared to the others. I wish to thank the Team for the work it has done during the winter

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Feb 28

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Barcelona Test, Day Three

Pre-season test #3 Barcelona – Day Three

2015-02-19 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Barcelona - Daniel Ricciardo _0006Daniel Ricciardo was at the wheel of the RB11 for the penultimate day of pre-season testing. The Australian completed 128 laps of the Circuit de Catalunya with a best time of 1:25.742.

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Feb 28

Sahara Force India Barcelona Test, Day Three

Barcelona Test Report, 28 February 2015

2015-02-28 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Barcelona - VJM08 - Nico Hulkenberg 0031Sahara Force India completed another busy day of testing in Barcelona as Nico Hülkenberg clocked 158 laps at the wheel of the new VJM08.

Feb 28

Sauber F1 Team Barcelona Test, Day Three

Test two in Barcelona – Day Three

2015-02-28 - Sauber F1 Team - Barcelona - Marcus Ericsson (5)The third day of testing in Barcelona went according to plan for the Sauber F1 Team. Marcus Ericsson was driving the Sauber C34-Ferrari today continuing with race preparation.

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Feb 28

McLaren Honda Barcelona Test, Day Three

Barcelona test report – day Three

2015-02-28 - McLaren Honda - Barcelona - Jenson Button 04Test and reserve driver Kevin Magnussen deputised for Fernando Alonso in Barcelona today, completing a useful test programme – as well as providing an always-useful additional opinion on the car. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

Lotus F1 Team Barcelona Test, Day Two

One More Day – 2015 Barcelona Test, Day Three

2015-02-28 - Lotus F1 Team - Barcelona - Romain GrosjeanRomain Grosjean drove for his final day of pre-season testing today, completing 116 laps in the E23 Hybrid at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Romain ran a comprehensive programme including a race simulation, clocking a best lap time of 1min 24.200secs. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

Mercedes AMG Petronas Barcelona Test, Day Three

Barcelona Test Two – Day Three

2015-02-26 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Barcelona - Lewis Hamilton _0013Mixed bag for Lewis Hamilton on day three at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

Scuderia Toro Rosso Barcelona Test, Day Three

Barcelona  Test – Day 3
2015-02-28 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Barcelona - Carlos Sainz Jr (3)Carlos Sainz was back at the wheel of the car for his second and final day of winter testing in Barcelona this week, before he jumps into the car in Melbourne for his first ever F1 Grand Prix in only two weeks’ time.

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Feb 28

Williams Martini Racing Barcelona Test, Day Three

Barcelona Test T03 – Day Three
2015-02-28 - Williams Martini Racing - Barcelona - Valtteri Bottas 0013Williams Martini Racing will be back on track tomorrow with Valtteri Bottas behind the wheel of the FW37 for the final day of pre-season testing.

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Feb 27

Barcelona testing times and compounds Day Two

The second of four test days ended at 6pm in Barcelona (Spain).

PirelliIt started with a partially cloudy sky in the early morning, then temperatures peaked up to 17°C ambient and 31°C asphalt, which are the warmest conditions experienced so far after 10 days of pre-season testing in Spain.

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Feb 27

Sauber F1 Team Barcelona Test, Day Two

Test two in Barcelona – Day two

10 - Sauber F1 TeamAnother positive day for the Sauber F1 Team with Felipe Nasr behind the wheel of the Sauber C34-Ferrari. Today the team went through a similar programme to the day before, focusing on aero measurements, set-up work, race simulation and short-runs. In total, Felipe Nasr completed 141 laps.

Feb 27

Williams Martini Racing Barcelona Test, Day Two

Barcelona Test T03 – Day Two

03 - Williams Martini RacingWilliams Martini Racing will be back on track tomorrow with Felipe Massa behind the wheel of the FW37.

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Feb 27

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Barcelona Test, Day Two

Pre-season test #3 Barcelona – Day Two

02 - Infiniti Red Bull RacingDaniil Kvyat’s pre-season testing programme drew to a close today in Barcelona, with the Russian completing 84 laps of the Circuit de Catalunya for a best time of 1:26.965. In the morning, while preparing new parts for the car, the team elected to concentrate on aerodynamic work and shorter runs.

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Feb 27

Scuderia Ferrari Barcelona Test, Day Two

Testing at the Montmelò circuit

 

04 - Scuderia FerrariI drove more than two Grands Prix today, but I don’t know if I won one, that depends on what the others did! Jokes apart, it’s nice that at the final test we could cover more and more mileage.

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Feb 27

Mercedes AMG Petronas Barcelona Test, Day Two

Barcelona Test Two – Day Two

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team Setup-chasing session for Nico Rosberg on day two at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

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Feb 27

McLaren Honda Barcelona Test, Day Two

Barcelona test report – day two

05 - McLaren HondaAfter yesterday’s disappointing start to the final pre-season test, today was our most productive and promising day of the winter. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Sahara Force India Barcelona Test, Day Two

Barcelona Test Report, 27 February 2015

06 - Sahara Force India F1 TeamThe new Sahara Force India VJM08 made its bow at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, with Nico Hülkenberg completing a total of 77 laps. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Lotus F1 Team Barcelona Test, Day Two

Star Trekkin’ – 2015 Barcelona Test, Day Two

08 - Lotus F1 TeamPastor Maldonado completed a tally of 140 laps – more than 650km or the distance of two Grands Prix – as he resumed test duties in the E23 Hybrid at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya today. Pastor ran an extensive programme including a race simulation, clocking a best lap time of 1min 26.705secs.

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Feb 27

Scuderia Toro Rosso Barcelona Test, Day Two

Barcelona  Test – Day 2

07 - Scuderia Toro RossoWe can be pleased with what we achieved today, even if we had to stop running with around an hour to go, due to an electrical problem. In the morning, we continued the programme we began yesterday, acquiring useful data relating to the new aero package, with plenty of “in and out” laps Read the rest of this entry »

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