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

BARCELONA TEST: Hamilton ill, Rosberg resting while Maldonado goes fastest

World champion Lewis Hamilton has been Forced to withdraw from the second pre-season test after feeling unwell. Meanwhile, fellow Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has also withdrawn after being ordered to rest by doctors due to a sore neck. Williams Suise Wolff provided the day’s action after she collided with Saubers Felipe Nasr. Mercedes has replaced

JEREZ TEST: Ferrari has another good day as Mercedes show pace

Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen rounded off a successful preseason test for the team making them fastest in three out of the four days. While Sauber’s Marcus Ericsson was second and Lewis Hamilton third. Mclaren had another tough day while they get to grips with the Honda power unit. The car driven by Jenson Button only could

Jerez test: most teams suffer issues on day three

McLaren showed some progress on day three of preseason testing in Jerez with Fernando Alonso completing 32 laps. The team only managed 32 laps at close racing speeds before a water leak brought their day to an end. It wasn’t only McLaren who had problems as both Mercedes and Red Bull also suffered engine problems

Sebastian Vettel fastest on day two in Jerez

Sebastian Vettel led the way during the second day of preseason testing in Jerez. The Ferrari driver was ahead of Sauber a team who also use Ferrari to power the car. The Lotus made it first run on track after being built overnight by the team and completed 41 laps before a drivetrain issue brought

Jerez Test: Vettel leads pace narrowly over Sauber and Mereceds

Sebastian Vettel led the pace during the first day of pre-season testing in Jerez. The German who has switched from Red Bull was followed by another Ferrari powered car the Sauber of Marcus Ericson and Mercedes Nico Rosberg. But the Mercedes car looked strong as the team looks to successfully defend both the drivers and

Jerez Test: line ups confirmed

Details have now been confirmed for every team taking part in the first pre season test which begins on Sunday in Jerez. Sunday 1st February Monday 2nd February Tuesday 3rd February Wednesday 4th February Mercedes Rosberg Hamilton Rosberg Hamilton Red Bull Ricciardo Kvyat Ricciardo Kvyat Williams Bottas Bottas Massa Massa Ferrari Vettel Vettel Raikkonen Raikkonen