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27 Feb 2010: F1 testing: Button and Schumacher both optimistic after rainy test

Nico Rosberg topped the timesheets for Mercedes GP at Barcelona today, just a day after his team-mate Michael Schumacher said he didn’t feel the team was in a position to win races – and then declared he had been wrong.

26 Feb 2010: F1 testing: Youth beats experience in Barcelona showdown

Williams rookie Nico Hulkenberg narrowly beat double world champion Fernando Alonso to the unofficial timesheet’s top spot during today’s testing at the Circuit de Catalunya.

25 Feb 2010: F1 testing: Webber blasts off on Red Bull wings

Mark Webber stamped the authority of the Red Bull team on the first day of Barcelona testing with an unofficial fastest lap that was nearly a second faster than his closest rival – but other teams were quick to play down the significance of the time.

25 Feb 2010: F1: Lotus opens its doors to the great and the good

While new Lotus drivers Heikki Kovalainen, Jarno Trulli and Fairuz Fauzy have been busy on the racetracks of Spain, developing the team’s F1 challenger, its Norfolk factories have been entertaining royalty, heads of state and supermodels.

20 Feb 2010: F1 testing: Button saves best for last as McLaren go fastest

McLaren’s Jenson Button rounded off the second bout of Jerez winter testing with a timesheet-topping performance in his MP4-25 in the face of subdued performances from his major rivals.

20 Feb 2010: F1 testing: Webber fastest on day three in Jerez

Mark Webber took advantage of a long-overdue day of dry running to match Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel’s feat of topping the timesheets on the third day of the second session of pre-season testing at Jerez.

18 Feb 2010: F1 testing: Barrichello puts Williams out in front

The rain in Spain once again fell mainly on the complaining F1 teams as the second day of the second pre-season Jerez test went the way of all the rest.

17 Feb 2010: F1 testing: Vettel fastest as di Resta and Lotus make debuts

World championship contenders Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa were fastest as pre-season testing resumed at Jerez, while Michael Schumacher completed the most laps of anyone down in sixth place on the time sheets.

13 Feb 2010: F1 testing: Hamilton puts the hammer down in Jerez

Lewis Hamilton put in the fastest time of any set during the four days of testing at Jerez as all the teams seized on a dry afternoon to make their drivers work for their salaries.

12 Feb 2010: F1 testing: Alguersuari gives the home fans a thrill

Toro Rosso’s Jaime Alguersuari turned an already strong showing by Toro Rosso at Jerez into a timesheet-topping performance today, narrowly besting his team-mate Sebastien Buemi who had scored second place on both the previous days.

 
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