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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...
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Jerez Test II Day 2: Virgin Racing report

Feb.18 (YF1) Virgin Racing experienced an altogether more productive day in Jerez today. The team completed an encouraging 72 laps with Timo Glock posting the 8th fastest time of the 12 cars on track. While...
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Jerez Test II Day 2: Red Bull report

Feb.18 (YF1) Sebastian Vettel was driving the RB6 again today on day two of the current four-day test in Southern Spain where, guess what – it rained! The team’s agenda had included more aero-testing...
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Jerez Test II Day 2: Mercedes GP report

Feb.18 (YF1) Nico Rosberg was back in the MGP W01 car today as the Mercedes GP Petronas team continued this week’s test programme in Jerez, Spain. Poor weather continued to affect the testing action with...
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Jerez Test II Day 1: Red Bull report

Feb.17 (YF1) Poor weather conditions and a break-down in the official timing were the obstacles in the way of today’s testing, but consistent runs from Sebastian ensured the RB6 topped the timesheets on...
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Jerez Test II Day 1: Renault report

Feb.17 (YF1) A day of mixed weather in Jerez saw the circuit affected by several heavy rain showers during the day. At times the track dried out allowing the team to complete a mix of wet and dry...
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Jerez Test II Day 1: Mercedes GP report

Feb.17 (YF1) The Mercedes GP Petronas team began the third pre-season test at the Jerez circuit in southern Spain today with Michael Schumacher at the wheel of the MGP W01. After last week’s rain-affected...
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Jerez Test II Day 1: McLaren report

Feb.17 (YF1) The day-long changeable conditions made progress frustratingly slow, as meaningful running could not be achieved without the arrival of either a rain shower or a red-flag period. Nevertheless,...