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

Formula 1 · Pre - Season

Vettel finishes his test runs with a race simulation

Sebastian Vettel finished his winter testing today with a full grand prix simulation shared out between morning and afternoon, and a series of other tests that brought today’s total of laps completed to 156. In addition to the 168 laps he put in on Tuesday that makes a total of 1,508km for the German Scuderia… Continue reading Vettel finishes his test runs with a race simulation

Formula 1 · Pre - Season

Vettel’s first test of 2017 comes to an end

Three days of testing so far, with Sebastian Vettel at the wheel for two of them, therefore not enough for the driver to have a clear picture of the current situation. That will only happen in Melbourne. For now, Seb can take heart from some statistics: 139 laps completed today, to be added to the… Continue reading Vettel’s first test of 2017 comes to an end

Formula 1 · Pre - Season

F1 Testing 2017: Vettel completes the most laps of first day in Barcelona

The very first day of testing in Barcelona is completed, with Sebastian Vettel having done the most laps. Lewis Hamilton was the driver who topped the timesheets at the end of the first day of testing in Barcelona, with a time 1:21.765, set on the Soft Pirelli tyres. Sebastian Vettel was just 0.113s off Hamilton’s time,… Continue reading F1 Testing 2017: Vettel completes the most laps of first day in Barcelona

Formula 1 · Pre - Season

F1 Testing 2017: Vettel tops morning session of first day

Sebastian Vettel has topped the timesheets of the morning session of the first day of the first pre-season testing in Barcelona. As soon as the light went green this morning, Sebastian Vettel was one of the first drivers to head out on track, in his Ferrari. Vettel & Ferrari focused on runs with the Medium Pirelli… Continue reading F1 Testing 2017: Vettel tops morning session of first day

Formula 1 · Pre - Season

Pre-Season Testing starts today with Vettel in action

F1 2017 is here! The first pre-season test starts today, at the Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya. Sebastian Vettel will be the first to drive the SF70H for Ferrari, on the first day of the first pre-season testing in Barcelona. Full drivers line-up (Barcelona Test 1, Day 1) Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) Valtteri Bottas / Lewis… Continue reading Pre-Season Testing starts today with Vettel in action