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F1: Barcelona Test Notes 27-02: Red Bull

We had a bit of a slow start this morning but the afternoon was better and the last two hours were more like a test.

Read 19 minutes ago, Pitpass, Red Bull Racing

Red Bull: We’ll have to wait and see

<> After an intense winter of preparation, Red Bull Racing’s 2017 challenger, the RB13, made its track debut in Barcelona today as testing for the new season got underway at the Circuit...

Read 1 hour ago, Grand Prix 247, Red Bull Racing

Williams: Really positive for the whole team

<> Williams report from day one of the first pre-season test of the 2017 Formula 1 season at Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona. Rod Nelson, Chief Test & Support Engineer: “It was...

Read 1 hour ago, Grand Prix 247, Williams

Bottas: They did an amazing job

Valtteri Bottas enjoyed his first morning on track as a Mercedes driver, completing 79 laps on his Silver Arrows debut, hailing it as an”amazing” and “special” day. Bottas told...

Read 1 hour ago, Grand Prix 247

Formula1blog.com Podcast #514- Cars & testing

Formula1blog.com Podcast #514- Cars & testing

Join Paul and me as we discuss the brand new 2017 Formula 1 cars, the liveries, the designs, the FIN, and the poor effort. We discus day #1 of testing in BARCELONA! We even hand out awards too. Fashion...

Read 1 hour ago, Formula 1 Blog

Hamilton: It is a beast

Lewis Hamilton climbed out of the Mercedes W08 after topping the timing sheets at the end of the first day of the first 2017 Formula 1 pre-season test at Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona and declared:...

Read 1 hour ago, Grand Prix 247

Formula One relaxes social media rules for teams

Formula One relaxes social media rules for teams

Formula One moves with the times, relaxing social media rules to allow teams to interact with fans with live footage and short-form videos from the paddock.

Read 1 hour ago, ABC Grandstand

McLaren's 2017 testing begins under a cloud of troubles

Mercedes lead the way as Barcelona pre-season action gets underwayWe've had a week of fabulous 2017 build-up with teams revealing their new cars for the coming season, but now it's time to stop talking...

Read 1 hour ago, Sidepodcast, McLaren

Ricciardo: Not worried because we playing it safe

Red Bull team chief Christian Horner and the team’s senior driver Daniel Ricciardo are playing down engine sensor issues that plagued the early running of their new STR13, on day one of the first...

Read 1 hour ago, Grand Prix 247

F1: Alonso: It's not an ideal situation

Fernando Alonso admits frustration of opening day engine issues have left him sad.

Read 1 hour ago, Pitpass

McLaren: Honda is investigating the problem

<> A delayed start to the 2017 testing programme for McLaren-Honda. After successfully completing an installation lap shortly after the track went green at 09:00, an anomaly was detected...

Read 1 hour ago, Grand Prix 247, McLaren

F1: Barcelona Test Notes 27-02: Williams

Today was a good day.

Read 1 hour ago, Pitpass, Williams

Drivers heed first warning signs of F1 2017 overtaking fears

Drivers heed first warning signs of F1 2017 overtaking fears

Higher overall downforce levels make it harder for a following car to keep up in fast corners, because it loses front grip in the wake of the car ahead. After the first full group F1 test today, Lewis...

Read 2 hours ago, Motorsport.com

F1: Barcelona Test Notes 27-02: McLaren

Obviously today hasn't been the most perfect start to winter testing, which is a little bit disappointing.

Read 2 hours ago, Pitpass, McLaren

Formula 1 2017 overtaking fears are justified by test, say drivers

Fears that Formula 1's 2017 aerodynamic package will make overtaking harder were borne out on day one of winter testing as drivers found it tougher to follow other cars

Read 2 hours ago, Autosport

Renault: It’s been a productive first day

<> Renault Sport Formula One Team completed its first day of pre-season testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya with Nico Hülkenberg behind the wheel of the R.S.17. Nico completed...

Read 2 hours ago, Grand Prix 247, Renault

Sauber: We had some minor issues

<> The first day testing ahead of the 2017 FIA Formula One Championship was productive for the Sauber F1 Team. Marcus Ericsson was behind the wheel of the Sauber C36-Ferrari mainly doing...

Read 2 hours ago, Grand Prix 247, Sauber

Haas: We had a few issues

<> Kevin Magnussen took his first laps for Haas F1 Team on Monday at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya. The 24-year-old from Roskilde, Denmark, hit the track promptly at 9 a.m. local time...

Read 2 hours ago, Grand Prix 247, Haas

Force India: It was a day of two halves

<> Force India’s VJM10 made its track debut today with Sergio Perez behind the wheel. The team completed a busy programme in the morning, before technical issues cut the day short. Sergio...

Read 2 hours ago, Grand Prix 247, Force India

Photo comparison: All the F1 2017 contenders

Photo comparison: All the F1 2017 contenders

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Read 2 hours ago, Motorsport.com