BARCELONA TEST: Hamilton shows he remains the man to beat in 2015

Lewis Hamilton has set the pace on the third day of the final preseason test in Barcelona. The double world champion underlined that Mercedes remain the team to beat this season going 0.24 seconds faster than 2008 title rival Felipe Massa and Kimi Raikkonen. Hamilton will not drive the car until first practice in Melbourne

BARCELONA TEST: Rosberg fastest from Bottas

Nico Rosberg has gone fastest on the second day of third pre-season test in Barcelona. The German was over a second faster on than the Williams of Valtteri Bottas in second. The German set his fastest time using the slower medium and hard compounds meant that neither Nico Rosberg nor Lewis Hamilton had truly lit

Former Marussia team makes the 2015 grid

Manor has had their entry confirmed for the 2015 season. The team formerly will return to a grid after being saved from bankruptcy earlier this month. The team will complete with a Ferrari engines and will do a crash test next week before the Australian GP. Their race driver has been confirmed as 23-year old

BARCELONA TEST: Massa fastest on day one as Mercedes and McLaren

Felipe Massa was fastest on the final day of preseason testing for Williams ahead of Sauber’s Marcus Ericsson and the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton. It was a difficult  day for Hamilton as the team stopped running due to a hybrid issue. Massa set his time while undertaking a qualifying simulation run in the afternoon, clocking

F1 Today: 25/02/2015

Alonso ruled out of testing Fernando Alonso has left hospital following his crash during pre-season testing in Barcelona. He has returned home to continue to recuperate ahead  of the season opener. McLaren test driver Kevin Magnussen will now share testing duties with Jenson Button at the Circuit de Catalunya, the scene of Alonso’s accident. Alonso

F1 Today: 24/02/2015

Gust of wind caused crash – McLaren McLaren has dismissed rumours that an electrical fault caused Fernando Alonso to become unconscious before the crash during preseason testing on Sunday. The 30-year old remains under observation in hospital. The team say that analysis of the car and telemetry data shows “the accident was caused by the

Alonso making ‘solid recovery’ after a crash

Fernando Alonso is making a ‘solid recovery’ after a crash during pre-season testing yesterday but will remain in hospital for further observation. The Spanard crashed into a wall yesterday at the Circuit de  Barcelona-Catalunya circuit. McLaren says that he is awake and is chatting to family and friends. “In hospital, a thorough and complete analysis

BARCELONA TEST: Grosjean fastest as Alonso crashes out

Romain Grosjean was fastest on the final day of pre season test in Barcelona however, the days event was overshadowed by a crash involving Fernando Alonso who crashed on the exit of Turn Three at speeds of up to 150 miles per hour. Nico Rosberg once again under lined Mercedes pace going second fastest by

BARCELONA TEST: Maldonado puts Lotus fastest on day three

Pastor Maldonado was fastest on the third day of preseason testing in Barcelona giving Louts another chance to prove there pace. The Venezuelan driver, quickest on the opening day of the test on Thursday, was four tenths of a second clear of Toro Rosso rookie Max Verstappen. McLaren once again had another difficult day as

Barcelona Test: Ricciardo fastest just as second sperates top five

Daniel Ricciardo led the days pace for Red Bull on the second day of the second pre-season test in Barcelona. It was a tight day as Red Bull, Ferrari, Force India, Williams and Mercedes were all within a second of each other. Ferrari continued there good form with Kimi Raikkonen going ahead of former team-mate