Tag Archive: Spain

Mar 01

Pre-season test three: Barcelona, Spain, February 26-March 1, 2015

The teams were able to test the entire range of 2015 P Zero tyres in Barcelona


2015-02-28 - Pirelli 0048“Barcelona represented the final opportunity for the teams to assess the interaction between our latest tyres and the 2015 cars, which as we have all noted appear to be significantly quicker than last year’s cars.” Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Barcelona testing times and compounds

First of four testing days ended at 6pm in Barcelona (Spain).

PirelliFollowing an overcast start in the morning, afternoon ambient temperature was up to 16°C, asphalt to 18°C. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Pre-season test two: Barcelona, Spain, February 19-22, 2015

Teams continue season preparation by trying out all the tyres in Barcelona apart from the Full Wet

2015-02-22 - Pirelli“Once again in Barcelona, as was the case at the first test in Jerez, we had quite cool weather and a sprinkling of rain, but the teams were still able to get through a considerable testing distance, with all the compounds apart from the full wet tried out, although there was very little significant running on the intermediate.”

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Feb 04

Pre-season test one: Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, February 1-4, 2015

Pirelli motorsport test report

2015-02-04 - PirelliThe four days at Jerez were quite a straightforward test, with all the teams present getting in a lot more running than they did at this time last year: which just goes to show the phenomenal rate at which this hybrid technology has developed. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Ten drivers already confirmed for the 2015 Formula Renault 3.5 Series season

Four of them competed in last year’s championship

Ten drivers already confirmed for the 2015 Formula Renault 3.5 Series seasonWith a few weeks still to go before the first testing sessions of the 2015 Formula Renault 3.5 Series season, to be held at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain on 5-6 March, ten drivers have already confirmed they will be lining up on the grid for the year ahead.

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Feb 01

Scuderia Toro Rosso Jerez Test, Day One

2015 track action began today with the first official test of the year in southern Spain.
2015-01-31 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - STR10 Launch Max Verstappen (18)Scuderia Toro Rosso, with Carlos Sainz at the wheel, shared the Jerez de la Frontera track with six other teams, running in dry and relatively cool conditions.

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Feb 01

Mercedes AMG Petronas gets back to work with the new F1 W06 Hybrid Silver Arrow

F1 W06 Hybrid Technical Specification and Information

2015-02-01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - F1 W06 Hybrid - Launch Jerez - Nico Rosberg - Lewis Hamilton (1)The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team today unveiled its 2015 Formula One World Championship challenger, the F1 W06 Hybrid, ahead of the first day of pre-season testing at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain.

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Feb 01

Infiniti Red Bull’s Racing’s 2015 Formula One car, the RB11 is revealed

The  RB11 revealed
2015-02-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - RB11 - Studio (1)After an intensely busy off-season, Infiniti Red Bull’s Racing’s 2015 Formula One car, the RB11, has hit the track and begun testing at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain ahead of the new season.

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Jan 31

Scuderia Toro Rosso presents the new STR10 in Jerez

The STR10 was revealed today at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit in southern Spain.

As the car’s codename implies, 2015 will be Scuderia Toro Rosso’s tenth year in Formula 1 and CEPSA, who hosted today’s launch, has sponsored the team for the past 4 years.

Jan 21

Guintoli and van der Mark complete Aragon test

Unfortunately, the weather at both tests prevented riders from completing a full scheduled programme

The Pata Honda World Superbike team concluded back-to-back pre-season tests yesterday at Aragon in Spain, following a two-day test last week at Portimao in Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

First laps in public for the Renault Sport R.S. 01

At the wheel, Alain Prost was impressed by its performance

The Renault Sport R.S. 01 made its first laps in public on October 18 at the Jerez track in Spain, for the last leg of the World Series By Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Riders attend Equestrian show as WSBK returns to Spain

A selection of riders have attended a special show performed by the Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre

WSBK - All_riders_entrance As a prelude to the Spanish Round about to get underway, the eni FIM Superbike World Championship paid a visit to one of the most famous institutions of both Jerez de la Frontera and the whole Country of Spain.

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May 21

Monaco to be ‘more interesting than usual’ – Perez

“An error here will cost you a hell of a lot”

2014-03-30 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Malaysia -Sergio Perez 03 Although a critic of F1’s new era, Sergio Perez admits this weekend’s Monaco grand prix will be “more interesting than usual”. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Hamilton tries ‘mind games’ on teammates – Button

“There were a few things he played on me”

2014-05-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Spain - Lewis Hamilton 03 F1’s dominant championship leader Lewis Hamilton will try to play “mind games”, according to former teammate Jenson Button. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Formula One teams Spain testing report day 2 (updated)

Formula One day 2 test report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers in Barcelona.

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May 07

Spain GP2 and GP3 Preview: Barcelona, 9-11 May 2014

GP3 gets underway with new P Zero tyre in Spain

PirelliThe 2014 GP3 Series gets underway in Barcelona this weekend, with all 27 young drivers using the 2014-specification P Zero hard compound at the demanding Montmelo circuit, in a new size for the front of the car.

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May 07

2014 wins ‘not easy’ for Ferrari – Maldonado

Pastor Maldonado doubts Ferrari can turn around its disappointing start to the season and win races in 2014.

2014-03-17 - Lotus F1 Team - Australia - Pastor Maldonado (1) Fernando Alonso appeared to be putting the F14-T’s early troubles behind him in China last time out when he finished the race on the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Only one Sauber under minimum F1 weight in Spain – report

Barcelona upgrade features an “extensive weight reduction”.

2014-02-20_0002 - Sauber F1 Team - Bahrain - Esteban Gutierrez Only one Sauber driver will be racing under F1’s minimum weight limit this weekend in Barcelona, according to Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

McLaren could try Lotus-style ‘double nose’ in Spain – reports

Italy’s Omnicorse claims the solution has been in the wind tunnel at Woking for some time.

2014-04-15 - Gillette and McLaren Mercedes (2) McLaren could fit a Lotus-style ‘double pronged’ nose solution to its 2014 car at this weekend’s Spanish grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

Wealthy backer behind Sauber and de Silvestro

Simone de Silvestro’s debut F1 test for Sauber was funded by a wealthy industrialist.

Simona de Silvestro - photo © Sauber Motorsport AG At the weekend, the Swiss team headed to engine supplier ‘s private test circuit, Fiorano, to give the “affiliated driver” her first F1 experience. Read the rest of this entry »

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