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Posted on Saturday, March 3, 2012

Red Bull Barcelona Day 3

BARCELONA TEST – DAY THREE Driver: Mark Webber Car: RB8 Laps: 70 laps Best time: 1:22.662 Circuit length: 4.655km Fastest lap: S. Perez (1:22.094) Mark Webber returned to the cockpit of Red Bull Racing’s RB8. After set-up work in the morning, the planned longer runs in the afternoon session were interrupted by rain. However, despite the shortened session Mark professed himself happy with his final day’s testing ahead of his home grand prix in Melbourne in two weeks’ time. “We had a pretty good run […]

Posted on Saturday, March 3, 2012

Toro Rosso Barcelona Day 3

BARCELONA TEST - DAY 3 Circuit: Catalunya, 4.655 kms Driver: Daniel Ricciardo Car: STR7 – 03 Laps: 131 Best time: 1:22.155 Precisely one hundred laps more than we did yesterday: proof enough that this was a more than satisfactory day’s testing for the team and for Daniel Ricciardo, back in the cockpit of the STR7, having taken over from Jean-Eric Vergne who ran the first two days. The Australian had a varied day at the wheel, evaluating some aero developments in the morning, before tackling […]

Posted on Friday, March 2, 2012

Toro Rosso Barcelona Day 2

BARCELONA TEST - DAY 2 Circuit: Catalunya, 4.655 kms Driver: Jean-Eric Vergne Car: STR7 – 03 Laps: 45 Best time: 1:23.126 Less laps than planned today, because an engine change was required after a failure towards the end of the morning session at 12.40. The engine had nearly completed its planned running cycle. The track stayed open for business until 5.30 pm today, the extra half hour added at the end to make up for the fact that the start was delayed, when thick fog […]

Posted on Friday, February 24, 2012

Red Bull Barcelona Day 4

BARCELONA TEST – DAY FOUR Driver: Mark Webber Car: RB8 Laps: 85 laps Best time: 1:23.774 Circuit length: 4.655km Fastest lap: K. Kobayashi (1:22.312) After completing a full race simulation yesterday, Mark Webber rounded off Red Bull Racing’s second week of testing with the RB8 by completing the week’s programme of development work with the new car. Mark said: “Today we got through a lot of stuff! We tested a lot of elements and everything worked well, especially since we had such a big programme. […]

Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Williams Barcelona Day 1

BARCELONA TEST DAY ONE TUESDAY 21 FEBRUARY, 2012 Driver: Bruno Senna Chassis / engine: FW34-01 / RS27-5281/1 Location: Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona 4.655km Objectives: Aero correlation tests and set-up work Weather: Dry and sunny all day Ambient & track temps: 17ºC / 24ºC Mark Gillan, Chief Operations Engineer: Bruno was on track today as we began the penultimate test before heading off to the first race of the season. We completed 97 laps around Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya, working successfully through a detailed aero correlation […]

Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Toro Rosso Barcelona Day 1

BARCELONA TEST - DAY 1 Circuit: Catalunya, 4.655 kms Driver: Daniel Ricciardo Car: STR7 – 01 Laps: 76 Best time: 1:23.618 After the opening test of the season at Jerez, 11 of the 12 teams are now working at the Catalunya Circuit on the outskirts of Barcelona, with another four day session, running through to Friday. This circuit is very well known to everyone and therefore provides a good baseline and reference point for assessing data. With Daniel at the wheel of the STR7, the […]

Posted on Friday, February 10, 2012

Red Bull Jerez Test Day 4

JEREZ TEST – DAY FOUR Driver: Sebastian Vettel Car: RB8 Laps: 50 Best time: 1.19.606 Circuit length: 4.428km Fastest lap: F. Alonso (1.18.877) On the final day of Red Bull Racing’s first test of 2012, Sebastian Vettel managed the day’s third fastest lap, despite losing the morning session due to an engine related electrical issue with his RB8. The defending world champion had completed just two installation laps in the morning when the problem occurred. The relevant part was replaced, but concern that the issue […]

Posted on Friday, February 10, 2012

Williams Jerez Test Day 4

JEREZ TEST DAY FOUR FRIDAY 10 FEBRUARY, 2012 Driver: Bruno Senna Chassis / engine: FW34-01 / RS27-5326/1 Location: Jerez de la Frontera 4.428km Objectives: Set-up work and race simulation Weather: Cold and sunny Ambient & track temps: -2 - 17ºC / 0 - 26ºC Mark Gillan, Chief Operations Engineer: We had a very productive day, with Bruno successfully completing a full race simulation this morning and performance development testing during the afternoon. On the whole this has been a good first test for the FW34 […]

Posted on Friday, February 10, 2012

Toro Rosso Jerez Test Day 4

JEREZ TEST - DAY 4 Circuit: Jerez de la Frontera, 4.423 kms Driver: Jean-Eric Vergne Car: STR7 – 01 Laps: 80 Best time: 1:19.597 Jean-Eric Vergne: “A good second day for me as we worked through everything on our work plan and completed a lot of kilometres. After making some adjustments, I feel more comfortable in the car and I can also get an understanding of the effect of the set-up changes that we tried and they seem to have moved us forward. A positive […]

Posted on Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Williams Jerez Test Day 2

JEREZ TEST DAY TWO WEDNESDAY 8 FEBRUARY, 2012 Driver: Pastor Maldonado Chassis / engine: FW34-01 / RS27-5326/1 Location: Jerez de la Frontera 4.428km Objectives: Set-up work and long runs Weather: Dry and sunny Ambient & track temps: 12ºC / 15ºC Mark Gillan, Chief Operations Engineer: We successfully completed the majority of our planned test programme today with Pastor covering 97 laps. We performed a mixture of mechanical and aerodynamic set-up tests, in addition to continued engine and KERS systems checks. Bruno will have his first […]

Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Williams Jerez Test Day 1

JEREZ TEST DAY ONE TUESDAY 7 FEBRUARY, 2012 Driver: Pastor Maldonado Chassis / engine: FW34-01 / RS27-5326/1 Location: Jerez de la Frontera 4.428km Objectives: Systems checks and aero testing Weather: Dry and sunny all day Ambient & track temps: 16ºC / 25ºC Mark Gillan, Chief Operations Engineer: We performed a number of systems checks on the car today, including testing our new engine installation and some aerodynamic correlation runs. Unfortunately testing was cut short with a couple of initial teething problems which we are currently […]