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George Russell feels there is “no way” Williams will be as far off the pace of is its 2020 Formula 1 rivals as it was last year.
Haas driver Romain Grosjean says he is "not so sure" Formula 1 qualifies as a sport, likening the competitive differences between the cars to "asking Roger Federer to go with a ping-pong racket to Roland Garros".
Mercedes proves F1 innovation is alive and well, Ferrari certainly didn’t get the start it wanted, while Racing Point's gamble appears to be paying off. Our experts on the ground weigh up all the major talking points from the first week of F1 testing.
Mercedes’ first Formula 1 2020 pre-season test may have looked like it ran like clockwork, but it has emerged that the German car manufacturer did have some reliability concerns after being forced to change an engine.
While most attention has been focused on the Mercedes DAS system, the German car manufacturer is not the only team to be trying something different during Formula 1 testing this week.
If you were to base your expectations for the 2020 Formula 1 season on the face value of the opening week of testing, the outlook would be bleak.
Mercedes’ DAS system may have been given the all-clear by the FIA on the technical rules front, but it could yet be challenged as a breach of Formula 1’s parc ferme regulations.
Whether you look at the headline times or the news headlines themselves, there's no escaping the fact that Mercedes dominated the first week of pre-season F1 2020 testing.
At 10.34am on Friday, the final day of the first 2020 pre-season Formula 1 test, the engine in Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari cried enough. As Vettel was running from Barcelona's high-speed Campsa right-hander and down to the hairpin of Turn 10, the tune from the SF1000's power unit changed for the worst.
A broken wheel spacer triggered a crash for Haas Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen in Barcelona today – but despite losing valuable track time team boss Gunther Steiner insists that it was a good first week for the US-owned team.
Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images bring you an update of the best technical images from the Barcelona pitlane and track action on the third and final day of the first Formula 1 test of 2020.
Pirelli has asked the Formula 1 teams to try a special prototype front tyre in next week's Barcelona test that could be deployed at the Dutch GP.
Valtteri Bottas ended the first week of Formula 1 pre-season testing quickest overall, completing a Mercedes 1-2 on the timesheets as his morning 1m15.732s lap proved unassailable.
Mattia Binotto feels Ferrari is currently slower than rival squads Mercedes and Red Bull as the first 2020 Formula 1 pre-season test heads towards its conclusion at Barcelona.
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Racing Point boss Otmar Szafnauer says that his team has to carefully weigh up the costs and benefits of developing a DAS system before it green-lights such a project.
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas set the fastest lap of Formula 1 pre-season testing in Barcelona so far on the morning of day three, as Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari suffered an engine problem.
Daniel Ricciardo says he feels back to his best in testing with Renault now, after admitting he had to hold back his true feelings last year to avoid creating 'chaos' for the engineers.