F1 2017 · Testing

Vettel completes “brief” test in Budapest

The second and last in-season test session of the year ended with both Scuderia Ferrari drivers back on track at the Hungaroring after last Sunday’s one-two in the race. Sebastian Vettel took the wheel of the SF70H this morning at 9, and handed over to Kimi Raikkonen after a couple of hours, for the Finn… Continue reading Vettel completes “brief” test in Budapest

F1 2017 · Testing

Vettel completes Bahrain Test

Vettel’s final testing day at Sakhir ended with 64 laps completed. Best time (P2) was 1:31.574, 0.294 off Botta’s (P1) best. Yesterday, Vettel had been testing for Pirelli, while today it was a normal programme of development for the season. In the morning, a change of settings on the car had revealed some problems with leaks in… Continue reading Vettel completes Bahrain Test

F1 2017 · Testing

Bahrain Test: Vettel completes 130 laps on the 2018 Pirelli tyres

  Vettel’s long tyre testing day at Sakhir ended with 130 laps completed. Best time was 1:33.894. Sebastian Vettel was today conducting a dedicated 2018 tyre development programme for Pirelli. His day ended at 9pm, instead of 6pm, as he was granted an additional three hours testing due to technical difficulties and he therefore continued running… Continue reading Bahrain Test: Vettel completes 130 laps on the 2018 Pirelli tyres