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Formula 1 – Ferrari already looks ‘ultra strong’ in F1 testing, says Wolff

Formula 1 – Ferrari already looks ‘ultra strong’ in F1 testing, says Wolff

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff insists his team must remain disciplined and not focus on the eye-catching pace set by Formula 1 rivals Ferrari on the opening day of pre-season testing.  Ferrari made an encouraging start to the first test in Barcelona as Sebastian Vettel finished nearly half a second clear of the field and topped…

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Formula 1 – Barcelona F1 Test 1 Times – Tuesday 10am | Crash

Formula 1 – Barcelona F1 Test 1 Times – Tuesday 10am | Crash

Current lap time results at 10am on day two of the first Formula 1 pre-season test at Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona in Spain. Follow live text commentary of F1 pre-season testing Formula 1 Pre-Season Test 1 – Tuesday 10am Times 1. Charles Leclerc MON Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow SF90 1m20.346s 9 laps2. Daniel Ricciardo AUS Renault F1 Team R.S.19 1m21.877s 8 laps3. Pierre Gasly FRA Aston…

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Formula 1 – Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel end opening day of F1 testing fastest

Formula 1 – Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel end opening day of F1 testing fastest

Sebastian Vettel ended the opening day of Formula 1 pre-season testing in Barcelona fastest for Ferrari after his morning time went unbeaten. Vettel sat atop the standings during the lunch break after setting a fastest lap time of 1m18.161s in the opening session of the day, completing his lap on the C3 (2018 Soft equivalent)…

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Formula 1 – Ricciardo’s Renault slowest in Formula One testing

Formula 1 – Ricciardo’s Renault slowest in Formula One testing

Loading “Today was about bedding ourselves back into it and, for me, continuing to learn about a new car and a new team. “It was a decent afternoon and it’s important we keep increasing our mileage. “We have plenty to analyse but it’s been a promising first official day.” Four-time world champion Vettel said he…

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Formula 1 – Sainz: McLaren identified big balance issues from last year

Formula 1 – Sainz: McLaren identified big balance issues from last year

Carlos Sainz believes McLaren has produced immediate breakthroughs with its 2019 Formula 1 challenger by learning from the mistakes suffered with last year’s car. 12 months ago McLaren had hoped for a bright start with new power unit partners Renault after a torrid three years with Honda, but as the season progressed it became clear…

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Formula 1 – Vettel: Ferrari’s first day of F1 testing ‘close to perfection’

Formula 1 – Vettel: Ferrari’s first day of F1 testing ‘close to perfection’

Sebastian Vettel has hailed Ferrari’s start to 2019 Formula 1 pre-season testing as being “close to perfection” after dominating the opening day at Barcelona.  The four-time world champion posted a 1m18.161s to finish nearly half a second clear of the field on the first day of running on Monday as he led the way for…

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Formula 1 – F1 winter testing: Rob Smedley on what actually happens on day one

Formula 1 – F1 winter testing: Rob Smedley on what actually happens on day one

Throughout 2019 F1 winter testing in Barcelona, we’ll be bringing you former Ferrari and Williams technical whizz Rob Smedley’s insights into what happens during pre-season running. And where better place to start then the obvious question: what will the teams actually be doing on day one of the Barcelona tests? To get to the actual…

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Formula 1 – Hulkenberg: Bigger F1 rear wing like ‘pulling a parachute’

Formula 1 – Hulkenberg: Bigger F1 rear wing like ‘pulling a parachute’

Nico Hulkenberg has likened the larger rear wings introduced for the 2019 Formula 1 season to “pulling a parachute” along the straights due to increased levels of drag. As part of a revised set of aerodynamic regulations aimed at improving the quality of wheel-to-wheel racing, a new wider and higher rear wing has been introduced…

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Formula 1 – Barcelona F1 Test 1 Times – Monday FINAL (6PM) | Crash

Formula 1 – Barcelona F1 Test 1 Times – Monday FINAL (6PM) | Crash

Final lap time results [6pm] for day one of the first Formula 1 pre-season test at Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Follow live text commentary of F1 pre-season testing Williams missing the first day of pre-season testing. 1. Sebastian Vettel GER Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow SF90 1m18.161s 169 laps 2. Carlos Sainz Jr. ESP McLaren F1 Team MCL34 1m18.558s 119 laps 3. Romain Grosjean FRA Rich Energy Haas F1 Team VF-19 1m19.159s 65 laps 4. Max…

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Formula 1 – Red Bull can win races with Honda say Toro Rosso

Formula 1 – Red Bull can win races with Honda say Toro Rosso

The Toro Rosso-Honda partnership proved so fruitful last year that senior team Red Bull opted to get onboard for this season. And despite having failed to grace the podium since returning to F1 in 2015, Toro Rosso chief Franz Tost reckons Honda can go even better and win races with Red Bull. After three desperate…

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