2010 Winter Testing

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Re: 2010 Winter Testing

Post by Tom Vandenhove » 02 Feb 2010, 18:10

phil1993 wrote:I think Sauber are running light to get sponsors. I don't think they're doing a Brawn... they won't be able to keep up with development either.

That would be a smart choice from them. Would be nice to see Toshiba raping the field though

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Re: 2010 Winter Testing

Post by iceman1 » 02 Feb 2010, 18:14

Lap count and test distance in these two days:

Ferrari - 226 laps (915.52 km)
MGP - 198 laps (802.09 km)
McLaren - 194 laps (785.89 km)
Renault - 188 laps (761.58 km)
Williams - 177 laps (717.02 km)
Sauber - 170 laps (688.67 km)
Torro Rosso- 125 laps (506.37 km)

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Re: 2010 Winter Testing

Post by alex1369 » 02 Feb 2010, 18:20

JoostLamers wrote:Hamilton oversteering
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typical lewis, pushes straight away to the limit :thumbsup:

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Re: 2010 Winter Testing

Post by megasyxx » 02 Feb 2010, 18:22

today's formula 1 cars look more like tamiya cars :D
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Re: 2010 Winter Testing

Post by F1~Michi » 02 Feb 2010, 18:32

phil1993 wrote:I think Sauber are running light to get sponsors. I don't think they're doing a Brawn... they won't be able to keep up with development either.

Don't forget - BMW developed the car until the bitter end, so I suppose that might help Sauber a bit. Needless to say they're not going to be a top-team by any means, but I don't think they're completely trying to bluff.
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Re: 2010 Winter Testing

Post by RaxiorDejavu » 02 Feb 2010, 18:48

So tomorrow is the big day - Schumacher v Button v Alonso on track.

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Post by Ali » 02 Feb 2010, 18:50

I'm really waiting for the Red Bull RB6.
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Re: 2010 Winter Testing

Post by The Immortal Dragon » 02 Feb 2010, 19:07

RaxiorDejavu wrote:So tomorrow is the big day - Schumacher v Button v Alonso on track.

Ah, it's going to be amazing every other sunday to watch those 3 fight with each other and also against Hamilton and Vettel.
Can't wait :P
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Re: 2010 Winter Testing

Post by fclen » 02 Feb 2010, 20:00

Do we know if Massa did any long runs? Or were all his times set in short (light) stints?

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Re: 2010 Winter Testing

Post by donald29 » 02 Feb 2010, 21:01

F1~Michi wrote:
phil1993 wrote:I think Sauber are running light to get sponsors. I don't think they're doing a Brawn... they won't be able to keep up with development either.

Don't forget - BMW developed the car until the bitter end, so I suppose that might help Sauber a bit. Needless to say they're not going to be a top-team by any means, but I don't think they're completely trying to bluff.


Yeah, I think Sauber will be competing for some decent points at the start of the season providing the drivers are up to it (the lineup looks a bit flimsy, I'd be more confident with Heidfeld in there myself) but then they'll probably fade as Peter Sauber said the budget is small and they'll struggle to develop.

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Post by The Immortal Dragon » 02 Feb 2010, 21:47

fclen wrote:Do we know if Massa did any long runs? Or were all his times set in short (light) stints?

He did mostly long runs.
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Re: 2010 Winter Testing

Post by KevC » 02 Feb 2010, 22:12

cformula1 wrote:Anyone know what that thing on the Ferrari near the T-bar is?

It's quite ugly and I hope it's not an aerodynamic development being tested.

It's sensors.

A bit like an aircraft pitot tube.
They can measure the wind speed and direction and the car speed out of the flow of the disturbed air that the car is in or is generating.

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Re: 2010 Winter Testing

Post by lealjaime » 03 Feb 2010, 08:01

you know when the practice starts today spain time ???
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Re: 2010 Winter Testing

Post by cformula1 » 03 Feb 2010, 08:12

Ferrari are looking impressive, but they could be on light fuel loads.
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Re: 2010 Winter Testing

Post by iceman1 » 03 Feb 2010, 08:18

lealjaime wrote:you know when the practice starts today spain time ???

10 Am (GMT + 1)

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