f1 testing

  1. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 | Ferrari Boss Binotto Has "Concerns" Over 2020 SF1000

    Following the conclusion of the first three Formula One pre-season test days at Barcelona, Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto has admitted the team are less than pleased about their start to the new Formula One campaign. Having spent much of the running in Barcelona rooted towards the lower end of the...
  2. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 Testing | Day 2 - Forza Kimi!

    The second day of Formula One testing is over, and it was a day dominated by incredible reliability, an ever young Kimi Raikonnen and 'that' steering wheel movement from Mercedes... Two days down, four to go until the 2020 Grand Prix grid ships off to Australia for the opening round of the new...
  3. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 | Mercedes Running Controversial Steering System In Barcelona

    Not content with producing clearly the fastest car in Formula One every year since 2014, Mercedes have been trying another new trick in Barcelona today - the much discussed DAS steering system. DAS I hear you say? What's that? Well, according to Mercedes it stands for Duel-Axis Steering -...
  4. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 | Haas Reveal First Images Of New Car

    The Haas F1 Team have released render images of their 2020 Formula One machine, revealing a return to the traditional grey and white livery of Haas Automation following the calamitous Rich Energy sponsorship saga. Expecting to show off the physical version of their VF-20 in the Barcelona pit...
  5. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 | Russell / Mercedes Conclude Pirelli 18" F1 Tyre Testing

    AMG Mercedes and George Russell have finished their 2019 Formula One running this week in Abu Dhabi, taking to the track for two days in a modified W10 specially fitted with 2021 specification Pirelli 18-inch tyres. Pirelli have spent several months developing the new for 2021 specification...
  6. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 Testing | Russell Tops Times for AMG Mercedes

    British rookie George Russell would end the 2019 Formula One season as fastest driver in Abu Dhabi, taking fastest time on the final day of running for the championship winning Mercedes team. More accustomed to toiling at the rear of the field in the worst car on the grid, Russell would have...
  7. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 Testing | Bottas Fastest as Perez / Vettel Collide

    The Formula One season has only just finished - but that doesn't mean a rest for the drivers and teams as day one of post-season F1 testing begins in Abu Dhabi. Probably unsurprisingly it would be a Silver Arrow at the top of the field when the chequered flag fell at the Yas Marina Circuit...
  8. Paul Jeffrey

    Mazepin Fastest For Mercedes as F1 Test Ends

    Mercedes come out on top again in Barcelona, this time thanks to team debutant Nikita Mazepin. The second and final day of testing in Barcelona would be far more eventful than Tuesdays running, with plenty of teams getting out on to the circuit and a number of new faces making an appearance, or...
  9. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 Testing Day 1: Bottas Fastest, Ilot Crashes

    The first day of in-season F1 testing at Barcelona ends with Valtteri Bottas claiming fastest time in a subdued day of running for the F1 teams. Fresh off the back of Pole Position and runner up spot at the Spanish Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas once again demonstrated the raw pace of his AMG...
  10. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 Test Day 2: George Russell Goes Fast!

    Making a refreshing change from his usual results, George Russell enjoyed a fastest time for Mercedes during day two of in-season F1 testing. With the weather in Bahrain finally taking a turn for the better, the Formula One field spent plenty of time pounding round the Bahrain International...
  11. Paul Jeffrey

    Verstappen from Schumacher in Testing Day One

    Max Verstappen edged out Mick Schumacher for fastest time in a rain affected Bahrain in-season F1 test. Verstappen from Schumacher... damn, that brings back some memories. Not Jos vs Michael this time, but their offspring had a moment in the sunshine (and rain) today in Bahrain, with Max taking...
  12. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 Test 2: Day 2 - McLaren Fastest... Again!

    McLaren Renault had another very positive day in Barcelona today - Carlos Sainz matching yesterdays efforts of Lando Norris to set fastest time for the British squad. Showing some encouraging signs of recovery following a difficult few years with first Honda and more recently Renault power, the...
  13. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 Test 2: Day 1 - McLaren Fastest

    The second and final round of Formula One testing kicked off in Barcelona today, with rookie McLaren driver Lando Norris set fastest time during a busy session. Norris would post his first quickest time in any Formula One session earlier today at the Barcelona circuit, as testing resumes ahead...
  14. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 Testing Day 2: Leclerc Tops Time - Gasly Crashes

    Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc picked up from teammate Sebastian Vettel on day 2 at Barcelona, topping both the times and mileage in his new Ferrari SF90. Having had a remarkable start to pre-season testing during the first two days of running, Ferrari continued their impressive start to 2019...
  15. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 Testing Day 2: Russell, Kubica Top Testing Times

    Young British hopeful George Russell ended F1 testing in Budapest in fine style, topping the timesheets for Mercedes and setting a new circuit lap record. Russell would have a very competitive second day of testing for his AMG Mercedes team, the British 20-year-old F2 championship leader and...
  16. Paul Jeffrey

    Check Out the New F1 2019 Style Front Wings!

    Formula One mid season testing gave us the first chance to check out the proposed 2019 style front wings... and damn they look big! Teams and drivers have been busy testing over in Budapest recently, the first and only mid season testing of the year, and with it some teams took the opportunity...
  17. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 Testing Day 1: Giovinazzi Quickest With New Lap Record

    Ferrari junior and sometime Sauber F1 driver Antonio Giovinazzi set a new lap record on his way to topping the times in the opening day of Formula One mid season testing. Taking to the track in Sebastian Vettel's podium finishing Ferrari at the Hungaroring today, Italian youngster Antonio...
  18. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 Testing Day 2 - Bottas on Form, Giovinazzi Impresses

    In the final day of in season testing at Barcelona it would be Valtteri Bottas who took fastest time from an impressive Antonio Giovinazzi driven Ferrari. With the sun once again shining on the teams in Barcelona for the second and final day of in season testing, it would be Mercedes who end...
  19. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 Testing Day 1 - Verstappen Just Ahead of Sainz in Busy Session

    Max Verstappen tops the first day of a two day post Spanish Grand Prix test at the Circuit de -Catalunya. With many of the teams staying on in Spain to undertake a two day in season test at a warm Barcelona, it would be Spanish Grand Prix podium finisher Max Verstappen who ended the day atop...
  20. Paul Jeffrey

    F1 Pre-Season Testing Day 3 - The Rain in Spain...

    Snow, rain and freezing temperatures the order for the day in a largely useless third day of F1 testing in Barcelona today... Having delayed the beginning of the third day of Formula One testing thanks to a heavy snow fall overnight and during the day itself, the Formula One teams present at...