Monday Barcelona testing report

Williams dominated today's test at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya, taking the top three times with Ralf Schumacher leading with a 1.19.280 lap. Five teams participated, including the newly launched Renault and both Toyotas. Juan Pablo Montoya...

Williams dominated today's test at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya, taking the top three times with Ralf Schumacher leading with a 1.19.280 lap. Five teams participated, including the newly launched Renault and both Toyotas.

Juan Pablo Montoya and Antonio Pizzonia followed Schumacher in second and third, just 0.1 behind. Olivier Panis was fourth for BAR with tester Anthony Davidson in sixth -- the two BARs being the only Bridgestone runners of the day. Jaguar's Eddie Irvine was fifth fastest, the Irishman testing the modifications on the front wing of the R3 after problems last week.

Jarno Trulli and Jenson Button took to the track for Renault, the cars running with full tobacco sponsorship that was absent at the launch in Paris due to the ban on tobacco advertising. They took seventh and ninth respectively, sandwiching the Toyota of Mika Salo while team mate Allan McNish rounded up the times in tenth.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Juan Pablo Montoya
Teams Williams