أرشيف وسم ‘ Barcelona test ’

Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Latifi enjoyed first taste of VJM11

Sahara Force India’s third driver, Nicholas Latifi, made his debut in the VJM11 in the first day of testing in Barcelona, while George Russell worked with Pirelli to help develop its range of F1 tyres. “I was really looking forward to my first outing, especially after the disappointment of missing out on pre-season testing [due to illness]. It was a very good first day on track with the team and I finally had the chance to put to practice a lot of the procedures and […]

Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Productive day for Renault

Renault Sport Formula One Team completed a productive first day of the Barcelona in-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya with race driver Carlos Sainz in the cockpit. Carlos completed 119 laps with a best time of 1min 17.562secs, the second quickest of the day. Today’s programme focused on an array of test items and evaluations aimed at improving performance. “It was a busy day, but certainly a productive one for me and the team. The main focus was on completing a number of tests and […]

Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Verstappen leads first day of testing

Two days after scoring Red Bull’s 150th podium at the Spanish GP, Max Verstappen was today back behind the wheel of the RB14 at the Circuit de Barcelona as the first in-season test of the current Formula 1 campaign got underway. The Dutch driver worked through 148 laps of the track on his way to the top of the timesheet, logging a time of 1:17.528 on supersoft tyres in the final hour of the session. “Today was about gaining even more understanding of the car and tyres and […]

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Post-race Barcelona test line-up

The first in-season group test takes place across the next two days at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, home of the Spanish Grand Prix. As per pre-season testing, each team is permitted to field one car on Tuesday and Wednesday, with the track open from 9am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm. Mercedes-affiliated Renault test driver Esteban Ocon headlines the line-up, as the young Frenchman will test the RS16 today before sampling Mercedes' W07 Hybrid for the first time on Wednesday. Spanish Grand Prix race […]

Posted on Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Force India may delay VJM08 introduction further

Force India says that the introduction of its VJM08 is likely to be delayed further, with the car unlikely to hit the circuit until the final pre-season test in Spain. The squad, which unveiled its new livery and amended front end design in Mexico last month, has skipped this week's test at Jerez but intended to debut the VJM08 during the next set of group outings at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. But the squad has now confirmed that it is unlikely that the VJM08 will […]