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Jerez Test II Day 3: Ferrari report

Feb.19 (YF1) It was a positive day today for the Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working, like the other ten F1 teams, at the third test session with the Formula 1 Championship in sight. After two days of bad...
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Jerez Test II Day 3: Mercedes GP report

Feb.19 (YF1) The third day of this week’s test in Jerez finally saw a break in the weather conditions and enabled Michael Schumacher to achieve some valuable dry running for the Mercedes GP Petronas...
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Jerez Test II Day 3: Red Bull Racing report

Feb.19 (YF1) After torrential rain and lightening storms last night in Jerez (which saw the police resorting to boats on some local roads), there was bright sunshine today. Mark was back driving the RB6 and...
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Jerez Test II Day 3: McLaren report

Feb.19 (YF1) Despite starting the third week of pre-season testing, today was the first time that the team had been able to follow a concerted, progressive day of set-up work in consistent conditions. After...
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Jerez Test II Day 3: AT&T Williams report

Feb.19 (YF1) Sam Michael, Technical Director: Finally a dry day! Nico (Hulkenberg) spent most of the morning doing pitstop practice with the race team before moving on to a race simulation. He then followed...
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Jerez Test II Day 3: Lotus Racing report

Feb.19 (YF1) Finally the sun returned to Jerez after a torrential downpour last night left the local roads strewn with rocks, and the journey in and out of the circuit tricky for many. Heikki Kovalainen...
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Jerez Test II Day 3: Sauber report

Feb.19 (YF1) Due to a problem with the fuel system, BMW Sauber F1 driver Kamui Kobayashi completed just 28 laps today. Kamui Kobayashi: “It was obviously not a perfect day, but I prefer to have a technical...
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Jerez Test II Day 3: Toro Rosso report

Feb.19 (YF1) Driver: Jaime Alguersuari; Chassis: STR5-02; Best time: 1:22.564, 120 laps Once the team had managed to splash through the flooded roads and motorways to get to the track this morning, it was...
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Force India pleased with di Resta’s pressure

Feb.19 (GMM) Force India is pleased that Paul di Resta's presence is putting pressure on the team's 2010 race lineup. Scottish reserve driver di Resta, 23, has been signed for this season to drive the...
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Sauber hopes for major sponsor before Bahrain

Feb.19 (GMM) Sauber is working hard to secure a major sponsor prior to next month's Bahrain season opener. When the Ferrari powered car was recently launched, it featured no obvious bodywork signage, with...
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Kovalainen crash ends Lotus’ Thursday test

Feb.18 (GMM) Heikki Kovalainen ended Lotus' second ever test day on Thursday by crashing the newly launched T127 car. The Finn, making his return to a F1 cockpit in the wake of his McLaren career, lost...
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Jerez Test II Day 2: Lotus report

Feb.18 (YF1) Wet conditions in Jerez greeted Lotus Racing as the team arrived on track with Heikki Kovalainen taking over driving duties for Thursday and Friday. First out on track at exactly 9am, Heikki...
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Jerez Test II Day 2: Force India report

Feb.18 (YF1) Inclement weather conditions again played a starring role in testing at the Circuito de Jerez, Spain, today. With the heavy rain showers and high winds that have so far characterised the testing...
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Jerez Test II Day 2: Sauber report

Feb.18 (YF1)  With constantly changing conditions and a wet track all day, the BMW Sauber F1 decided to limit today’s testing to 8 laps in the morning. Pedro de la Rosa: “With the same mixed conditions...
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Jerez Test II Day 2: Ferrari report

Feb.18 (YF1) Lucio Battisti, one of Italy’s famous singer-songwriters, asked in a song from 1980 how an arduous day might taste. The drivers and the members of the Formula 1 teams, who have been living in...
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Jerez Test II Day 2: AT&T Williams report

Feb.18 (YF1) AT&T Williams were back on track in Jerez today with Rubens Barrichello at the wheel of the FW32. Working under intermittently wet conditions, the team continued work on race preparations...
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Jerez Test II Day 2: Renault report

Feb.18 (YF1) Another day of unsettled weather restricted the team’s technical programme. There were heavy rain showers in the morning and windy conditions with further showers in the afternoon. Team...
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Jerez Test II Day 2: Toro Rosso report

Feb.18 (YF1) This was undoubtedly the worst, in terms of the weather, of the nine days of pre-season testing held so far this month. Sébastien completed just 57 laps, running rain tyres throughout. With...