Barcelona pre-season testing II (2017)
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Renault reserve driver Sergey Sirotkin was with the team for the pre-season test in Barcelona – and got to watch the field of F1 2017 out on track. Below, the SMP Racing protege recounts his impressions.
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Kimi Raikkonen and Ferrari ended Formula 1 pre-season testing fastest at Barcelona, despite causing a red flag during the final session of the winter.
Kimi Raikkonen kept Ferrari on top during the final morning of Formula 1 pre-season testing at Barcelona, as McLaren and Haas caused two stoppages apiece.
Stoffel Vandoorne says McLaren’s inability to complete any long runs in Formula 1 testing means there are still potential problems it has not been able to “discover”.
Daniel Ricciardo believes Red Bull still has ground to make up on the final day of Formula 1 testing after getting "confused" during Thursday's running at Barcelona.
Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari ended the penultimate day of 2017 Formula 1 pre-season testing at Barcelona on top of the timesheets.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel set the fastest lap so far in Formula 1 pre-season testing on the penultimate morning at Barcelona, as McLaren breakdowns caused two red flags.
Sergio Perez says he remains optimistic for the season ahead, despite admitting Force India has found weaknesses with its VJM10 car that are “quite critical” to remedy.
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas ended the second day of the final Formula 1 pre-season test at Barcelona on top, as Kimi Raikkonen caused a red flag with a crash.
Valtteri Bottas was fastest in the second morning session of the final week of 2017 Formula 1 pre-season testing, setting the quickest time of the winter so far.
Pascal Wehrlein says he is all clear to continue Formula 1 testing this week after reporting no back pain during his return to action with Sauber on Tuesday.
Williams driver Felipe Massa ended the first day of Formula 1's second pre-season test at Barcelona fastest.
McLaren has admitted that its latest engine woes are putting "maximum" strain on its relationship with Honda, but it retains faith the Japanese company can get on top of its problems soon.
Mercedes has stayed true to its word by kicking off day one of the second test by evaluating more aerodynamic parts for the W08, as it looks to improve performance and establish what to use in upcoming races.
Honda's troubles in Formula 1 continued on Tuesday when it suffered yet another engine problem on the opening day of the final pre-season test.
Pirelli thinks the first proper indication of tyre degradation levels in Formula 1 this season will only come from this week's final pre-season test, when teams start pushing for more representative laptimes.
Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz Jr. said he doesn’t understand how rival Formula 1 teams managed to complete so many laps on the first day of 2017 pre-season testing.