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Thu 06 Dec 2007
Red Bull Jerez test notes 2007-12-06
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Red Bull Jerez test notes 2007-12-06

Back in the mists of time, there used to be a series of races referred to as "Formula Libre," which meant drivers could take part in just about any car they fancied. Today's testing was not quite as chaotic as those events, but the fact that some...

Toro Rosso Jerez test notes 2007-12-06
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Toro Rosso Jerez test notes 2007-12-06

If anyone was in any doubt as to why there are two races in Spain on the 2008 calendar, they only had to turn up at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit today, where it seemed that most of the locals must have rung their bosses and ...

BMW Sauber Jerez test notes 2007-12-06
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BMW Sauber Jerez test notes 2007-12-06

Programme: Nick Heidfeld completed his third and final day at this last test of 2007, while for Robert Kubica it was day two of three. The drivers continued the development work on the electronics and car set-up for 2008. Also Robert had his...

Super Aguri Jerez test notes 2007-12-06
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Super Aguri Jerez test notes 2007-12-06

Takuma Sato joined Super Aguri F1 Team for the final two days running at Jerez, Spain, today. The planned programme for the morning was for Takuma to gain his first experience of the 2008 MES control system, evaluating each control function and...

Jerez test times 2007-12-06
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Jerez test times 2007-12-06

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --------------------- ---- ------------------- ---- ---------- ------- ------- 1. Robert Kubica PL BMW 87 1:19.157 2. Lewis ...

Wed 05 Dec 2007
Jerez test times 2007-12-04
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Jerez test times 2007-12-04

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --------------------- ---- ------------------- ---- ---------- ------- ------- 1. Nick Heidfeld D BMW 78 1:19.042 2. Jenson ...

Final test of the year under way at JerezHeadline
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Final test of the year under way at Jerez

The final scheduled test session of 2007 got under way at Jerez de la Frontera on December 4th with 20 drivers at work on the Spanish track. BMW Sauber's Nick Heidfeld set the pace, his best of the day a 1:19.042. The team also tried out young ...

McLaren statement to correct Renault comments
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McLaren statement to correct Renault comments

The FIA has asked us to correct certain factual errors contained in a press briefing given on our behalf by one journalist concerning Renault F1 and we are pleased to do so. The corrections are as follows. In our briefing, we stated that there...

Force India Jerez test notes 2007-12-05
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Force India Jerez test notes 2007-12-05

Christian Klien joined Giancarlo Fisichella for the second day of the Force India Formula One Team's test at Jerez de la Frontera in Spain. In a highly productive day of testing, the team was able to complete its programme, with Christian setting...

McLaren Jerez test notes 2007-12-05
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McLaren Jerez test notes 2007-12-05

Programme: Lewis Hamilton returned to testing duties today at the Jerez circuit alongside Pedro de la Rosa. Work for Lewis was principally focused on aerodynamic testing, as he took to the track for the first time with no driver aids. Pedro spent...

Red Bull Jerez test notes 2007-12-05
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Red Bull Jerez test notes 2007-12-05

They say nostalgia is not what it used to be, but today David Coulthard certainly enjoyed tearing round the Jerez track on slick tyres, as part of a Bridgestone evaluation for the 2009 season. He commented that it reminded him of the ...

Kovalainen and Loeb swap seats for a day
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Kovalainen and Loeb swap seats for a day

The enterprise and initiative of Total-Elf, partner of both the ING Renault F1 Team and Citroen Sport, today saw the recently-crowned four time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb swap his seat with Heikki Kovalainen during a special promotional...

Ferrari Jerez test notes 2007-12-05
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Ferrari Jerez test notes 2007-12-05

Second day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working again at the Jerez circuit. Kimi Raikkonen was joined this morning by the newly-wed Felipe Massa. The two Scuderia race drivers continued with the work of developing new ...

Toro Rosso Jerez test notes 2007-12-05
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Toro Rosso Jerez test notes 2007-12-05

Once again today, "Der Seb" started the day at the wheel of a car fitted with the 2008 electronics, while "Le Seb" was in a 2007 car with the electronic aids switched off. But working on the cliched but true principle that two heads are better...

Renault Jerez test notes 2007-12-05
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Renault Jerez test notes 2007-12-05

The ING Renault F1 Team today continued its work begun on day one of this final 2007 test at Jerez. The primary target for the day was to test the slick tyres that have been made available to all teams, in anticipation of their possible return ...

Toyota Jerez test notes 2007-12-05
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Toyota Jerez test notes 2007-12-05

Panasonic Toyota Racing continued its preparations for 2008 with Timo Glock and Kamui Kobayashi again clocking up the kilometres at Jerez in Spain. Another sunny day gave the team plenty of opportunity to try out 2008 development parts and both ...

BMW Sauber Jerez test notes 2007-12-05
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BMW Sauber Jerez test notes 2007-12-05

Programme: Nick Heidfeld was in the car for the second day running, while for Robert Kubica it was the first day of his three day test. Nick was again doing work with the 2009 specification Bridgestone slick tyres. The team also worked on the ...

Super Aguri Jerez test notes 2007-12-05
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Super Aguri Jerez test notes 2007-12-05

Anthony Davidson joined the Super Aguri F1 Team test at Jerez today for Day 2 of the planned four-day schedule. Following on from James Rossiter's first outing of the 2009 slick tyres yesterday, Anthony concentrated on evaluating and...

Jerez test times 2007-12-05
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Jerez test times 2007-12-05

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --------------------- ---- ------------------- ---- ---------- ------- ------- 1. Lewis Hamilton GB McLaren-Mercedes 73 1:19.371 2. David ...

Williams and sponsor extend agreement
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Williams and sponsor extend agreement

Philips Shavers today signed a new multi-year sponsorship agreement with the AT&T Williams team. The agreement, which runs through to the end of the 2010 Formula One season, includes exclusive access to promotional collateral and an increased...

Tue 04 Dec 2007
Force India Jerez test notes 2007-12-04
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Force India Jerez test notes 2007-12-04

FISICHELLA AND MONTAGNY OPEN TEST FOR FORCE INDIA Giancarlo Fisichella and Franck Montagny kicked off the first day of the Force India Formula One Team's test programme today at the Circuit de Jerez, southern Spain. Both drivers made their debut...

Toro Rosso Jerez test notes 2007-12-04
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Toro Rosso Jerez test notes 2007-12-04

The hotel owners of Southern Spain are preparing for a drop in income and a few days off, as the final test session of 2007 got underway today at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit. Unlike most of the year's tests, this one is due to...

Ferrari Jerez test notes 2007-12-04
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Ferrari Jerez test notes 2007-12-04

First day of testing for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working as from today at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit, in southern Spain. Today, Marc Gené and Kimi Raikkonen were on track. The day's technical programme included development of new ...

Red Bull Jerez test notes 2007-12-04
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Red Bull Jerez test notes 2007-12-04

First day of a session that is due to run for four days rather than the usual three. This was Mark Webber's first test since the end of the season as, last time Red Bull Racing was in action in Barcelona, he was busy getting ready...