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[4 Feb 2013 | One Comment | 9,163 views]
Testing: Circuito de Jerez

Viva F1’s Factfile ahead of the first session of Formula One winter testing at the Circuito de Jerez where the sun is expected to shine, presenting ideal conditions for the teams to set-up their 2013 challengers…

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[27 Apr 2012 | 5 Comments | 25,106 views]
2012 Testing Preview: Mugello

After calls for the return of in-season testing, Formula One takes a break from the excitement of a tight World Championship and heads to Italy and the Mugello Circuit for some quiet testing and development. With the field so closely packed, this test could prove to be even more valuable than originally planned as gains here may reap big rewards when racing returns.

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[5 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 1,859 views]
2012 Testing Round-Up – Barcelona 2

So that wraps up pre-season testing for 2012 with Lotus’ Kimi Raikkonen setting the quickest lap of the week as Lotus topped three of the four days’ timesheets. Of course, that’s just the headline times and too much shouldn’t be read into it any more than doom and gloom should be implied from Sebastian Vettel’s position at the bottom of the overall timesheet.

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[5 Mar 2012 | 4 Comments | 3,814 views]
F1 Testing: Day 4 Analysis

Here endeth pre-season testing. Kimi Raikkonen finished as he started off testing in Jerez a month ago – sitting at the top of the timesheets, this time with the fastest lap of all eight days of testing at the Circuit de Catalunya. Sebastian Vettel, on the otherhand, was left propping up the table as a crash in which he damaged Red Bull’s latest front wing and gearbox problems limited him to a handful of laps.

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[4 Mar 2012 | 2 Comments | 7,377 views]
F1 Testing: Day 3 Analysis

Sergio Pérez topped the timesheets on the penultimate day of testing in Barcelona that was interrupted by rain towards the end of the session. The Sauber driver set a lap time of 1 minute 22.094 on Pirelli’s soft tyre compound – three tenths slower than the time that put him quickest on Day 3 of last year’s test at the Circuit de Catalunya.

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[3 Mar 2012 | 7 Comments | 5,180 views]
F1 Testing: Day 2 Analysis

Day two of the final test before the season curtain raiser in Melbourne saw Lotus’ Romain Grosjean top the timesheets for the second day running. Once again, the Frenchman set his best lap on Pirelli’s soft compound and it should be noted that Sebastian Vettel’s best time was on the medium compound. More interestingly, however, Grosjean ran a full race simulation alongside Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso.