Posts Tagged ‘F1 testing’

11 Feb 2009: F1: Bahrain and Jerez testing reports 11/02/2008

The sand in Bahrain is mainly on the racetrack, it would appear, after a second day of testing at the Middle Eastern circuit was held up by a sandstorm.

11 Feb 2009: F1: Bahrain and Jerez testing reports 10/02/2008

Timo Glock put in a surprise fastest lap in Bahrain to put himself at the top of the unofficial timesheet ahead of Felipe Massa and Robert Kubica. Meanwhile, in Jerez, Sebastian Buemi continued his reign and Milton Keynes’ finest engineering was on display.

25 Jan 2009: F1: Portimao testing report 22/01/2009

And the big news from Thursday’s F1 test session in Portugal is… that there’s nothing to report after a day when the weather was the only player in town.

24 Jan 2009: F1: Portimao testing report 21/01/2009

Damp conditions on Portugal’s Algarve saw a subdued start to Lewis Hamilton’s 2009 campaign as he took the wheel of the McLaren MP4-24 on his first public outing with the car.

24 Jan 2009: F1: Portimao testing report 20/01/2009

It was close to being ‘as you were’ on day two of the inaugural 2009 test at the Portimao circuit as Sebastien Buemi topped the timesheet again. Only the kind of weather that would raise eyebrows in Britain, never mind on The Algarve, introduced a note of drama.

22 Jan 2009: F1: Portimao testing report 19/01/2008

Toro Rosso’s Sebastien Buemi, one of the newest drivers on the F1 grid, brought his timesheet-topping habits into the new year as he continued to make a splash in winter testing.

12 Jan 2009: A1GP: Test car gets a crack at new Portimao circuit

So, what’s all the fuss about with this new European circuit, we hear you cry? No sooner have McLaren and Ferrari tested there than GP2 announces it will hold its season finale on the Algarve and A1GP takes its car for a run-out.

18 Dec 2008: F1: Jerez and Portimao test reports 17/12/08

Sebastian Vettel wrested back his crown as Red Bull’s leading young Turk after having been uncharacteristically outpointed by the team’s test driver.

17 Dec 2008: F1: Jerez and Portimao test reports 16/12/08

We’re not saying it’s quite time to recall the processional days of Michael Schumacher – but we’re handing out no prizes for guessing who topped the timesheets at Jerez yet again yesterday…

16 Dec 2008: F1: Jerez and Portimao test reports 15/12/08

F1 testing has continued at two venues this week, with five of the nine teams furthering work on their 2009-spec cars.

 
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