F1 2020 · Testing

Barcelona Test 2 – Day 2: Sebastian completes a race weekend simulation.

Morning. Overnight rain meant that Sebastian waited for conditions to improve, going out onto the 4,655 km circuit around 20 minutes after the green light, doing an installation lap on intermediate tyres. Then he waited until the track was completely dry before starting a race weekend simulation using the C3, C4 and C5 tyres. Once… Continue reading Barcelona Test 2 – Day 2: Sebastian completes a race weekend simulation.

F1 2020 · Testing

Barcelona Test 2 – Day 1: Sebastian completes 84 laps.

Morning Programme. Sebastian was first to drive, carrying out an installation lap shortly after 9. Then he went back out on a prototype C2 Pirelli tyre, designed specifically with the Dutch Grand Prix in mind. Then it was back to the standard C2 compound as the job of assessing the car continued. In the second… Continue reading Barcelona Test 2 – Day 1: Sebastian completes 84 laps.

F1 2019 · Testing

Barcelona Test 1 – Day 1

Sebastian completes 169 laps on the SF90 Montmelò, 18 February 2019 – Today was the first of four days of pre-season Formula 1 testing currently taking place at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. At the wheel of the Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow SF90 was Sebastian Vettel. The German completed a total of 169 laps, 72 in… Continue reading Barcelona Test 1 – Day 1

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