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Jerez Test Day 4: Williams review

Feb.13 (YF1) Sam Michael, Technical Director: After a damp start to the day, we went through some set-up work with Rubens during the afternoon run and made good progress understanding the car. We also worked...
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Jerez Test Day 3: Toro Rosso review

Feb.12 (YF1) As predicted, rain was the main factor today, although the team made the most of the first dry hour this morning to do a base line run, with Jaime Alguersuari taking over from Sebastien Buemi...
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Jerez Test Day 3: Red Bull Racing review

Feb.12 (YF1) Sebastian Vettel drove Red Bull Racing’s 2010 championship challenger, the RB6, for the first time today, as he took over from Mark Webber on day three of the current four-day test in...
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Jerez Test Day 3: Ferrari review

Feb.12 (YF1) Rain was foreseen and rain did fall. The third day of testing this week at the "Circuito Permanente de Velocidad" in Jerez in Andalusia was held under the sign of bad weather. Only during the...
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Jerez Test Day 3: Mercedes GP review

Feb.12 (YF1) Nico Rosberg was back at the wheel of the MGP W01 car in Jerez today for the third day of this week’s test session although the rain returned to southern Spain to once again interrupt the...
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Jerez Test Day 3: Williams review

Feb.12 (YF1) Rubens Barrichello took over the cockpit of the Williams FW32 today for day three of this week's four day test session in Jerez. The forecast of 80% rain proved true to form as this morning's...
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Jerez Test Day 3: Renault review

Feb.12 (YF1) A dry start lasted for just over an hour before the rain returned making for damp conditions for the rest of the day. The team adapted its programme and Vitaly completed 68 laps acclimatising to...
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Jerez Test Day 3: McLaren review

Feb.12 (YF1) With wet weather forecast to hit the circuit today, the test team had specifically devised a run programme to make best use of the day. The only dry running of the day took place in the...
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Jerez Test Day 3: Force India review

Feb.12 (YF1) Adrian Sutil took over the the VJM03 for the third day of the Force India F1 Team’s testing programme at the Jerez circuit in Spain. Again heavy rain from approximately 10:00hrs blighted...
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Williams to invest in hybrid power

Feb.12 (GMM) Williams intends to buy more of the company that has developed its flywheel KERS system. It emerged on Thursday that, following FOTA's 2010 KERS ban, the energy recovery unit will instead be...
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Schumacher has 2010 F1 title in his sights

Feb.12 (GMM) Michael Schumacher has now given a more optimistic view of Mercedes GP's likely form in 2010. After the initial Valencia test, when the Brackley based team seemed off the pace, Mercedes figures...
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Renault seeks F1 team sponsors in Poland

Feb.11 (GMM) Gerard Lopez, the new major shareholder of Renault's formula one team, has revealed talks with three unnamed Polish companies. Lopez, head of the Luxembourg based Genii Capital investment...
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Jerez Test Day 2: Ferrari review

Feb.11 (YF1) It was a positive day for the Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, at work on the second day of the test sessions this week on the "Circuito Permanente de Velocidad" in Jerez, in Andalusia. Fernando...
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Jerez Test Day 2: Mercedes GP review

Feb.11 (YF1) Michael Schumacher joined the Mercedes GP Petronas team in Jerez today for the second day of this week’s four-day test. After yesterday’s downpours, the weather stayed dry throughout the day...
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Jerez Test Day 2: Force India report

Feb.11 (YF1) An encouraging second day of testing for Force IndiaTonio Liuzzi continued Force India’s testing programme today at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain. Tonio put the VJM03 through its paces on its...
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Jerez Test Day 2: Toro Rosso report

Feb.11 (YF1) After a damp time on Wednesday, today’s conditions meant the Toro Rosso STR5 ran all day on dry weather tyres. Sebastien Buemi completed a good number of laps, important as more rain is...
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Jerez Test Day 2: Renault review

Feb.11 (YF1) Dry conditions allowed the team to complete good mileage in the Renault R30, making use of the dry tyres saved from yesterday. The technical programme was focussed on set-up work and continued...
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Jerez Test Day 2: Williams review

Feb.11 (YF1) Nico Hulkenberg could only complete 67 laps due to delays brought about by hydraulic problems on his Williams FW32. Nevertheless the rookie was fourth quickest overall at the end of his second...