Barcelona February testing II (2019)
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Pirelli Formula 1 boss Mario Isola has dismissed “rumours” of teams not being supplied enough tyres for Barcelona pre-season testing, saying good weather and reliability caused unusually high mileage.
Formula 1 champion team Mercedes came close to deposing winter pacesetter Ferrari as pre-season testing ended at Barcelona on Friday.
Sebastian Vettel ended Formula 1 pre-season testing at Barcelona with the fastest lap time, before Ferrari and Red Bull lost out on valuable track time in the afternoon session.
George Russell believes Williams is the slowest Formula 1 team at the moment, but is optimistic that it has made a "big step" in pre-season testing this week.
Mattia Binotto says it would be "completely wrong" to assume Ferrari is ahead of Mercedes, but is "happy" Lewis Hamilton believes Mercedes could be half a second behind its Formula 1 rival.
Renault has hit the “high” initial target it set for its 2019 Formula 1 engine, according to its technical chief Remi Taffin.
Giorgio Piola and Motorsport Images bring you the Formula 1 technical images available from the third day of the final test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.
Lewis Hamilton called the penultimate day of testing in Barcelona a “positive day” for Mercedes after the team made progress on tyre management and understanding the W10.
Charles Leclerc's morning benchmark stood unbeaten on the penultimate day of Formula 1's second pre-season test at Barcelona, as a hefty Pierre Gasly crash halted Red Bull's running.
Ferrari's Charles Leclerc bounced back to top the morning session of the penultimate day of Formula 1 pre-season testing at Barcelona, as teams largely focussed on performance runs.
Racing Point Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez has rued a lack of mileage in the team's 2019 car in pre-season testing in Barcelona.