14 May


14 MAY 2018

Please see below the driver line-up for the forthcoming test in Barcelona:

Tuesday 15th May: Max Verstappen
Wednesday 16th May: Jake Dennis*

* Jake Dennis is an Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Simulator Development Driver and his RB14 test will provide useful correlation for his work in the simulator. For additional information on Jake please visit: redbullracing.redbull.com
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10 March

Test Barcelona - GP simulation, Kimi’s day

Testing ends at Catalunya: 157 laps for Raikkonen

Montmelò, 9 March – The second and final winter test at the Catalunya Circuit has now ended. Today, Kimi Raikkonen was behind the wheel of the SF71H, having recovered, after being indisposed over the past few days. He rattled off 157 laps, the best of them in 1’17”221, set using the Hypersoft tyres. Scuderia Ferrari’s programme included set-up work and a race simulation, running different types of tyre and fuel loads. This was the hottest day of the entire two weeks of testing, with temperatures over 20° and the track around the 37 mark. [Read More!]
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2018 Pre-Season Test 2, Day Four

9 March 2018
Renault Sport Formula One Team completed a productive pre-season test with an interrupted final day at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

Due to a gearbox issue precluding running for a significant period, the planned programme was revised so Carlos Sainz stayed on driving duties for the afternoon as well as the morning. Carlos completed 45 laps, setting a best lap time of 1min 18.092secs, the third fastest of the day.
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Barcelona Test No. 2: Day 4 Recap

Mar 9, 2018
Date: Friday, March 9
Location: Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya
Layout: 4.655-kilometer (2.892-mile), 16-turn track
Driver: Romain Grosjean
Laps Completed: 181 laps
Distance Completed: 842.555 kilometers (523.452 miles)
Best Lap Time: 1:18.412 (5th quickest)
Fastest Lap: 1:17.221 by Kimi Räikkönen of Scuderia Ferrari
Most Laps: 181 laps by Romain Grosjean of Haas F1 Team
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2018 Barcelona second test – day four report

nullTesting, Barcelona | 09/03/2018
Driver: Fernando Alonso
Location: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya (4.655km/2.892 miles)
Laps/km/miles: 93/433km/269miles
Best lap-time: 1:17.784s
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Test 2 in Barcelona – Day 4

With today’s session, winter testing in preparation for the 2018 FIA Formula 1 season has come to an end. The final day of T02 on the Circuit de Catalunya was driven by Charles Leclerc. The young Monégasque driver completed 75 laps throughout the day. His running time was cut short due to a minor incident in the morning, in which he went off track and touched the barriers. With reduced track-time, the work was mainly focused on aerodynamic and mechanical tests, as well as tyre work.

Circuit: Circuit de Catalunya / 4.655 km
Driver: Charles Leclerc
Weather: sunny and dry; air 9° – 21°C, track 12° – 28°C
Chassis / engine: C37-02 / Ferrari
Laps today: 75 laps, 349.125 km
Fastest lap: 1:19.118 min (P9, hypersoft tyres)
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2018 Pre-Season Test 2, Day 4

09 March 2018
Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport complete over 1,000 laps in 2018 pre-season testing

Date: Friday 09 March 2018
Drivers: Lewis Hamilton (AM), Valtteri Bottas (PM)
Circuit: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya
Circuit Length: 4.655 km
Laps Completed: Valtteri 104, Lewis 97, Total 201
Distance Covered: Valtteri 484 km, Lewis 452 km, Total 936 km
Best Lap Time: Valtteri 1:18.825, Lewis 1:19.464
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Friday 09 March 2018
Driver: Daniel Ricciardo
Car: RB14
Laps: 92
Best time: 1:18.327
Circuit length: 4.655km
Fastest Lap: K. Raikkonen (1:17.221)
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Friday, 9th March 2018
Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya (4.655 km)
Driver: Brendon Hartley - Car: STR13-03
Best time: 1:18.949 - Laps: 156
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Sahara Force India concluded two weeks of pre-season testing with a busy day in Barcelona as Esteban Ocon clocked up 163 laps.

Laps: 163
Best time: 1:18.967
Position: P8 of 12
Mileage: 759km
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08 March

Test Barcelona - Sebastian “in race mode”

On his last day of testing, Vettel completes a trouble-free GP simulation

Montmelò, 8 March –Winter testing has now ended for Seb Vettel. The next time he meets up with the SF71H will be in Melbourne, for free practice at the Australian Grand Prix. The final day of testing for the German champion was given over to a programme that included set-up and tyre evaluation with different fuel loads, the classic race weekend simulation that signs off winter testing for every driver. By the end of the day, Seb had completed no fewer than 188 laps (equivalent to over 875 kilometres,) in all conditions, including a false start test, with other cars on track. His best lap was a 1’17”182, set on the new Hypersoft tyres that are making their debut this season.
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2018 Pre-Season Test 2, Day Three

8 March 2018
Renault Sport Formula One Team completed another full day of testing with 148 laps on the board from Nico Hülkenberg and Carlos Sainz at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

Nico completed 79 laps in the morning, setting what would be the day’s fourth-fastest time, whilst Carlos went for 69 in the afternoon, setting the day’s fifth fastest time. Running to similar programmes, both drivers were evenly matched on times, with Nico setting a 1min 18.675secs lap and Carlos a 1min 18.725secs.
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2018 Barcelona second test – day three report

Testing, Barcelona | 08/03/2018
Driver: Stoffel Vandoorne
Location: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya (4.655km/2.892 miles)
Laps/km/miles: 151/703km/437miles
Best lap-time: 1:18.855s
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Test 2 in Barcelona – Day 3

It was another productive day of testing for the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team. Marcus Ericsson completed a total of 148 laps on the Circuit de Catalunya. The testing programme consisted of aerodynamic and tyre tests, as well as a race simulation.

Circuit: Circuit de Catalunya / 4.655 km
Driver: Marcus Ericsson
Weather: sunny/cloudy and dry; air 10° – 17°C, track 14° – 26°C
Chassis / engine: C37-02 / Ferrari
Laps today: 148 laps, 688.940 km
Fastest lap: 1:19.244 min (P7, hypersoft tyres)
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Sahara Force India broke the 150-lap barrier on a productive day of testing in Barcelona.


Laps: 159
Best time: 1:19.634
Position: P11 of 13
Mileage: 740 km
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