For the third day of Test 2 at the Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit, Charles Leclerc was at the wheel of the SF90 for Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow. The Monegasque driver completed the planned programme, which consisted mainly of simulating key phases of a race weekend. Charles did a total of 138 laps.
The penultimate day of Aston Martin Red Bull Racing’s final pre-season test was brought to an early end midway through the afternoon when Pierre crashed at Turn 9 of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Pierre was unhurt in the incident but car damage prevented any further running. The Team will conduct overnight repairs ahead of the final test day when Max returns to the wheel before F1 heads to the opening round of the season, the Australian Grand Prix.
Lando completed 84 laps today on his final day of running in the MCL34 before the start of the season.
On the penultimate day of pre-season testing, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport completed 182 laps, bringing the tally to 1,058 laps at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The team started the day with some aero work before focusing on building its understanding of the new tyres. In the afternoon, the team worked on its long-run performance with a race simulation.
Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean both saw time behind the wheel of the Haas VF-19 Thursday at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya, but technical issues were to hamper the team’s hopes for sustained mileage on the penultimate day of testing.
George Russell completed 140 laps in the Williams Mercedes FW42 on Day 3 of this week's Barcelona test.
Last day of pre-season Formula 1 testing for Alexander Albon...
Lance Stroll surpassed the 100-laps mark as SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team completed the penultimate day of its testing programme at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.
Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Motorsport and PETRONAS Lubricants International (PLI), a wholly owned subsidiary of PETRONAS, today introduced Stephanie Travers as the successful candidate following their global search for a new Trackside Fluid Engineer. As one of two PETRONAS Trackside Fluid Engineers, the 24-year-old engineer will provide the team with a comprehensive suite of fluid support services at all 21 races on the 2019 calendar.
The next generation of ultra-protective helmets, based on the FIA’s new top-level helmet standard, have made their debut at F1 pre-season testing.
Nine months, 21 races, five continents – Formula 1 campaigns serve up a punishing schedule for race teams and drivers. And to stay on top of the intense travel demands of the world’s fastest moving sport, Aston Martin Red Bull Racing is pleased to announce that renowned luggage manufacturer Piquadro will join the Team as an Official Supplier for the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship.
The Alfa Romeo Racing squad had another positive day of testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya today, with Kimi Räikkönen completing a total of 113 laps behind the wheel of the team’s 2019 contender.
The second day of test 2 at the Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit, in preparation for the start of the Formula 1 season, was not particularly productive for Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow. The plan was for Sebastian Vettel to drive the SF90 in the morning and for Charles Leclerc to take over in the afternoon. However, an off-track caused by a mechanical problem just before midday, meant that no more running was substantially possible today.
Romain Grosjean returned to preseason testing with Rich Energy Haas F1 Team Wednesday at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya. The 32-year-old Frenchman recorded a solid 120 laps around the 4.655-kilometer (2.892-mile),16-turn track, adding to the 198 laps he accumulated in last week’s opening test.
Carlos completed his highest number of testing laps so far in the McLaren MCL34, as the team carried out a number of qualifying and race simulation runs, as well as aero and set-up work.
On the second day of week two of pre-season testing, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport focused on further fine-tuning the set-up of its 2019 contender. In the afternoon, the team also worked on race simulations.
Max Verstappen took over at the wheel of the Aston Martin Red Bull Racing RB15 on day two of the final pre-season test of 2019. Despite an afternoon delay caused by some routine checks after Max took an off-track excursion, the Dutch driver logged an impressive 128 laps of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya as the Team mixed morning set-up changes with an early afternoon focus on race preparation.
SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team’s Sergio Perez finished the second day of this week’s test in P2 under the Barcelona sun.