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F1: Button fastest on opening day of testing in Jerez

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Nik Hughes, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. Nik Hughes

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    View the Post on the Blog
     
  2. Bram Hengeveld

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    Will it finally be JB's year? Really hope so. Big fan of his driving style.
     
  3. Tom

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    Well, 2009 was his year. :D

    Then again, it's a bit worrying that the fuel pump is yet again causing issues. It's a new pump and a whole new car...how did they manage to carry this issue over?
     
  4. Carlos Luna

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    My thoughts exactly. It's barely the first day of testing and already they have a problem that gave them headaches last year. However, since it is only the first day of testing we can only hope they rectify the problem quickly.
     
  5. Bram Hengeveld

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    Was Perez not driving this test?
     
  6. Sk3ptik0n

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    I think I have a spare fuel pump from an old Audi Station Wagon in my garage. Will it fit?
     
  7. Carlos Luna

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    I believe that Perez will be running tomorrow. Here's an breakdown of who will be testing and at what time:
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  8. Bram Hengeveld

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    Thanks for that Carlos :)
     
  9. Nik Hughes

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    I read that Alonso wasn't in Jerez yesterday, and although the BBC mentioned it was strange for the driver not driving to not even be there, I assumed he would be driving one day. Didn't realise he's not driving at all. Strange...
     
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    From Sky Sports F1

    In total, Alonso is scheduled to be in action for just five of the 12 allotted days of winter testing. However, the two-times World Champion is convinced that his reduced workload will pay a long-term dividend as he seeks to avoid burnout from his hectic recent schedule.
     
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