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Pirelli Barcelona Test Week Two

By Courtesy of Pirelli
March 2 2019

 
 Pirelli Barcelona Test Week Two
 
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MARIO ISOLA - HEAD OF F1 AND CAR RACING
“We’ve had eight productive days of testing, with teams accumulating plenty of running in generally good conditions, although – as expected at this time of year – without reaching the temperatures we anticipate during the season. Considering this, we are satisfied that all five compounds are performing as we planned, even though the softest compound is not really suited to Barcelona. As usual, during the second week of testing, teams were sampling a wider range of compounds and targeting performance and race procedures in preparation for Australia. What’s perhaps more surprising is the pace of the cars at this point in the season: not only are they going faster than last year’s test, despite being 10 kilograms heavier. We experienced a bit of graining in cooler temperatures, which should disappear in warmer weather, and no blistering. It’s hard to get a precise read on degradation in these conditions. At the moment we’re seeing a gap of around 0.6 to 0.7 seconds between each of the compounds seen on track in Barcelona, which should translate to our target of about 0.9 seconds on a longer circuit in warmer weather.”

 
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BEST TIMES AND COMPOUNDS
OVERALL – FEBRUARY 26 - MARCH 1
DRIVER		TEAM		TIME		COMPOUND
Vettel		Ferrari		1.16:221 	C5
Hamilton 	Mercedes 	1.16:224 	C5
Leclerc 	Ferrari 	1.16:231 	C5
Bottas 		Mercedes 	1.16:561 	C5
Hulkenberg 	Renault 	1.16:843 	C5
Albon 		Toro Rosso 	1.16:882 	C5
Kvyat		Toro Rosso 	1.16:898	C5
Sainz 		McLaren 	1.16:913 	C5
Grosjean 	Haas 		1.17.076 	C5
Norris 		McLaren 	1.17:084 	C5
Gasly 		Red Bull 	1.17:091	C5
Ricciardo	Renault		1.17:114	C5
Raikkonen	Alfa Romeo	1.17:239	C5
Stroll		Racing Point	1.17:556	C5
Magnussen	Haas		1.17:565	C5
Giovinazzi	Alfa Romeo	1.17:639	C5
Verstappen	Red Bull	1.17:709	(C3)
Perez		Racing Point	1.17:791	C5
Russell		Williams	1.18:130	C5
Kubica		Williams	1.18:993	C5

DAY 1 – FEBRUARY 26
DRIVER		TEAM		TIME		COMPOUND
Norris		McLaren		1m17.709s	(C4)
Gasly		Red Bull	1m17.715s	(C3)
Stroll		Racing Point	1m17.824s	C5
Vettel		Ferrari		1m17.925s	(C3)
Giovinazzi	Alfa Romeo	1m18.589s	(C4)
 Albon		Toro Rosso	1m18.649s	(C4)
Leclerc		Ferrari		1m18.651s	(C3)
Magnussen	Haas		1m18.769s	(C4)
Russell		Williams	1m19.662s	C5
Ricciardo	Renault		1m20.107s	(C3)
Bottas		Mercedes	1m20.167s	(C2)
Hamilton	Mercedes	1m20.332s	(C2)
Hulkenberg	Renault		1m20.348s	(C3)

DAY 2 – FEBRUARY 27
DRIVER	TEAM	TIME	COMPOUND
Sainz		McLaren		1m17.144s	(C4)
Perez		Racing Point	1m17.842s	C5
Vettel		Ferrari		1m18.195s	(C3)
Raikkonen	Alfa Romeo	1m18.209s	(C4)
Grosjean	Haas		1m18.330s	C5
Verstappen	Red Bull	1m18.395s	(C3)
Kvyat		Toro Rosso	1m18.682s	(C4)
Bottas		Mercedes	1m18.941s	(C3)
Hamilton	Mercedes	1m18.943s	(C3)
Hulkenberg	Renault		1m19.056s	(C3)
Kubica		Williams	1m19.367s	C5
Ricciardo	Renault		1m22.597s	C1
Leclerc		Ferrari		no time
 
DAY 3 – FEBRUARY 28
DRIVER		TEAM		TIME		COMPOUND
Leclerc		Ferrari		1m16.231s	C5
Albon		Toro Rosso	1m16.882s	C5
Norris		McLaren		1m17.084s	C5
Gasly		Red Bull	1m17.091s	C5
Ricciardo	Renault		1m17.204s	C5
Hulkenberg	Renault		1m17.496s	C5
Stroll		Racing Point	1m17.556s	C5
Giovinazzi	Alfa Romeo	1m17.639s	C5
Grosjean	Haas		1m17.854s	(C4)
Hamilton	Mercedes	1m18.097s	(C2)
Russell		Williams	1m18.130s	C5
Magnussen	Haas		1m18.199s	(C3)
Bottas		Mercedes	1m18.862s	(C3)

DAY 4 – MARCH 1
DRIVER		TEAM		TIME		COMPOUND
Vettel		Ferrari		1m16.221s	C5
Hamilton	Mercedes	1m16.224s	C5
Bottas		Mercedes	1m16.561s	C5
Hulkenberg	Renault		1m16.843s	C5
Kvyat		Toro Rosso	1m16.898s	C5
Sainz		McLaren		1m16.913s	C5
Grosjean	Haas		1m17.076s	C5
Ricciardo	Renault		1m17.114s	C5
Raikkonen	Alfa Romeo	1m17.239s	C5
Magnussen	Haas		1m17.565s	C5
Verstappen	Red Bull	1m17.709s	(C3)
Perez		Racing Point	1m17.791s	C5
Kubica		Williams	1m18.993s	C5
 
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