Deprived of his crown, Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel had to settle for only a fourth place on the third day of testing as a result of time attacks on softer compounds from some midfield teams. F1Technical.net’ Balázs Szabó is back with his test analysis after the third day of the pre-season testing.
Daniil Kvyat can be happy with his second day in the STR14. He rounded off an extremely productive day for Toro Rosso by going fastest on the softest C5 Pirelli tyres, just 15 minutes from the end of the session.
Alfa Romeo's Kimi Raikkonen seems to have confirmed that the new C38 is no slouch, something that followers had already expected based on their performances in the first two days of testing.
Charles Leclerc made his official Ferrari debut with an impressive performance as Formula One teams carried on their preparation for the 2019 season in full attack.
Charles Leclerc made a succesful debut for Ferrari, as his first full day of testing the new SF90 saw him set the fastest time of the day. Just like Vettel on Monday, he was easily ahead of the competition.
The second day of testing at Circuit de Catalunya got off to a slow start as most teams teams were hestitant to do a lot of mileage early on in the day due to slippery conditions.
The FIA have started a tender process for a common gearbox supplier for the 2021-24 Formula One seasons as part of the regulation overhaul that is being drawn out in the lead to 2021.
As the 2019 Formula One Champsionship season is fast approaching, teams gathered together today at Barcelona to kick off their on-track preparation for this year’s battle.
Sebastian Vettel was fastest at the end of the first day of testing at Barcelona. A reliable Ferrari allowed him to do more than 160 laps, sending a strong message to Mercedes and other rivals.
Williams have revealed in a statement today that it now looks unlikely that the team will be in a position to perform testing on Tuesday, along with the other teams at Circuit de Catalunya.