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Posted On March 1, 2015By Adam TateIn Formula One

Barcelona Test Day 4, Final Day

The final day of testing in Barcelona was a quieter one. Valtteri Bottas comfortably topped the time sheets for Williams with a strong 1:23.063 on the super softs, with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel 4/10ths behind for second place. Felipe Nasr had another strong run in the Sauber, coming in third with a 1:24.023 as he racked up a day high 159 laps. Rosberg in the Mercedes never went for a fast time, coming in only 7th on the day but racked up a second best 148 laps worth of data forRead More

Posted On February 28, 2015By Adam TateIn Formula One

Barcelona Test Day 3

Lewis Hamilton flew for Mercedes today, setting a best time on soft tires several tenths ahead of what rivals Massa and Raikkonen could do on the super softs, solidifying Mercedes position at the top of the field heading to Australia. Massa and Raikkonen each on qualifying simulations showed that the pre season form of both Williams and Ferrari has been no joke. McLaren-Honda had another rough day with Magnussen only putting in 39 laps compared to the day high 156 set by Hulkenberg in the Force India. Only one dayRead More

Posted On February 27, 2015By Adam TateIn Formula One

Barcelona Test Day 2

Nico Rosberg laid down the Gauntlet at Barcelona today. With a time over 2 seconds faster than last year’s pole and over a second faster than Valtteri Bottas in the Williams, Mercedes finally showed its pace. Behind the two best teams of last year, Felipe Nasr put in more impressive times and laps for Sauber, with Vettel’s Ferrari right behind. McLaren-Honda finally had a good day with Button coming in 5th on the time sheets and racking up 101 laps. Nico Hulkenberg brought up the rear for Force India whoRead More

Posted On February 26, 2015By Adam TateIn Formula One

Barcelona Test Day 1

Felipe Massa topped the time sheets for Williams in Barcelona today setting  a very quick 1:23.500 in the FW37. Behind him Marcus Ericsson continued Sauber’s strong testing form with a 1:24.276. Mercedes had their worst day of testing so far, Hamilton came in third with a 1:24.881 before an MGU-K failure sidelined his silver arrow. Only Massa and Ericsson managed over 100 laps on what was a slower day than usual, poor Jenson Button only got 7 laps out of the temperamental McLaren-Honda before a hydraulic ended their running. Image:Read More

Posted On July 30, 2014By Adam TateIn Formula One

What We Learned: Hungary

The Hungarian Grand Prix was one of the most thrilling, unusual and telling races of the season. Looking back, here are 5 key things we learned this weekend at the Hungaroring. 5. Ferrari is back Ferrari who have truly struggled this season seem to finally be getting a handle on the so far woeful F14T. Alonso put on perhaps his best drive since winning last year’s Spanish Grand Prix and Kimi backed that up with a strong drive from 17th to 6th. Three quarters into the race they were forRead More