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Pirelli Barcelona 2020 Week Two Test Review
By Courtesy of Pirelli
February 29 2020

 
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MARIO ISOLA - HEAD OF F1 AND CAR RACING
“The second test was again very productive, albeit affected by some rain and wind yesterday, which reshaped the programmes slightly and reset the track to some extent. That’s probably why some of the times weren’t as fast as they were before, but there was still plenty of running. From our point of view it was a smooth three days with no issues at all and there was also the opportunity to compare the standard C2 tyre with a new construction at the front for the banked corner at Zandvoort, which will place a lot of demand on the front of the car. The new construction is stiffer, while we also ran the standard C2 front tyre with the pressure raised by 2PSI, specifically for Zandvoort. We had good feedback from both concepts, so we’ll evaluate which works best once we have more track data from there. In terms of performance gaps, we saw about 0.45 seconds between C5 and C4, 0.3 seconds between C4 and C3, and approximately 0.45 seconds between C3 and C2, with this final gap being a little more than we expected here. Preparations for Australia are now complete, and after six days of testing everyone is looking forward to getting back to some racing again”

 
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BEST TIMES AND COMPOUNDS
OVERALL RESULTS TEST 1 (FEBRUARY, 19-21) – TEST 2 (FEBRUARY, 26-28)
DRIVER		TEAM		TIME		COMPOUND
Bottas		Mercedes	1m15.732s (T1)	C5
Verstappen	Red Bull	1m16.269s (T2)	(C4)
Ricciardo	Renault		1m16.276s (T2)	C5
Leclerc		Ferrari		1m16.360s (T2)	C5
Hamilton	Mercedes	1m16.410s (T2)	C5
Ocon		Renault		1m16.433s (T2)	C5
Perez		Racing Point	1m16.634s (T2)	C5
Sainz		McLaren		1m16.820s (T2)	(C4)
Vettel		Ferrari		1m16.841s (T2)	C5
Russell		Williams	1m16.871s (T2)	C5
Kvyat		AlphaTauri	1m16.914s (T2)	(C4)
Kubica		Alfa Romeo	1m16.942s (T2)	C5
Grosjean	Haas		1m17.037s (T2)	(C4)
Gasly		AlphaTauri	1m17.066s (T2)	C5
Raikkonen	Alfa Romeo	1m17.091s (T1)	C5
Stroll		Racing Point	1m17.118s (T2)	(C3)
Latifi		Williams	1m17.313s (T2)	C5
Giovinazzi	Alfa Romeo	1m17.469s (T1)	C5
Magnussen	Haas		1m17.495s (T2)	(C4)
Albon		Red Bull	1m17.550s (T2)	(C2)
Norris		McLaren		1m17.573s (T2)	(C3)

OVERALL – FEBRUARY 26–28, 2020
DRIVER		TEAM		TIME		COMPOUND
Bottas		Mercedes	1m16.196s (D3)	C5
Verstappen	Red Bull	1m16.269s (D3)	(C4)
Ricciardo	Renault		1m16.276s (D3)	C5
Leclerc		Ferrari		1m16.360s (D3)	C5
Hamilton	Mercedes	1m16.410s (D3)	C5
Ocon		Renault		1m16.433s (D3)	C5
Perez		Racing Point	1m16.634s (D3)	C5
Sainz		McLaren		1m16.820s (D3)	(C4)
Vettel		Ferrari		1m16.841s (D2)	C5
Russell		Williams	1m16.871s (D3)	C5
Kvyat		AlphaTauri	1m16.914s (D3)	(C4)
Kubica		Alfa Romeo	1m16.942s (D1)	C5
Grosjean	Haas		1m17.037s (D3)	(C4)
Gasly		AlphaTauri	1m17.066s (D2)	C5
Stroll		Racing Point	1m17.118s (D2)	(C3)
Latifi		Williams	1m17.313s (D2)	C5
Raikkonen	Alfa Romeo	1m17.415s (D3)	C5
Magnussen	Haas		1m17.495s (D3)	(C4)
Albon		Red Bull	1m17.550s (D1)	(C2)
Norris		McLaren		1m17.573s (D2)	(C3)
Giovinazzi	Alfa Romeo	1m19.670s (D2)	(C3)

DAY 1 – FEBRUARY 26
DRIVER		TEAM		TIME		COMPOUND
Kubica		Alfa Romeo	1m16.942s	C5
Verstappen	Red Bull	1m17.347s	(C3)
Perez		Racing Point	1m17.428s	(C3)
Kvyat		AlphaTauri	1m17.456s	(C3)
Gasly		AlphaTauri	1m17.540s	(C4)
Albon		Red Bull	1m17.550s	(C2)
Hamilton	Mercedes	1m17.562s	(C2)
Stroll		Racing Point	1m17.787s	(C3)
Bottas		Mercedes	1m18.100s	(C3)
Vettel		Ferrari		1m18.113s	(C3)
Ricciardo	Renault		1m18.214s	(C2)
Sainz		McLaren		1m18.221s	(C3)
Leclerc		Ferrari		1m18.244s	(C3)
Latifi		Williams	1m18.300s	(C4)
Russell		Williams	1m18.535s	(C3)
Grosjean	Haas		1m18.670s	(C3)
Norris		McLaren		1m18.826s	(C2)
Raikkonen	Alfa Romeo	1m19.515s	(C3)
Ocon		Renault		1m21.542s	(C2)

DAY 2 – FEBRUARY 27
DRIVER		TEAM		TIME		COMPOUND
Vettel		Ferrari		1m16.841s	C5
Gasly		AlphaTauri	1m17.066s	C5
Stroll		Racing Point	1m17.118s	(C3)
Latifi		Williams	1m17.313s	C5
Norris		McLaren		1m17.573s	(C3)
Verstappen	Red Bull	1m17.738s	(C2)
Bottas		Mercedes	1m17.985s	(C3)
Ocon		Renault		1m18.013s	(C4)
Magnussen	Haas		1m18.225s	(C3)
Albon		Red Bull	1m18.393s	(C2)
Ricciardo	Renault		1m18.395s	(C3)
Giovinazzi	Alfa Romeo	1m19.670s	(C3)
Hamilton	Mercedes	1m22.425s	(C3)

DAY 3 – FEBRUARY 28
DRIVER		TEAM		TIME		COMPOUND
Bottas		Mercedes	1m16.196s	C5
Verstappen	Red Bull	1m16.269s	(C4)
Ricciardo	Renault		1m16.276s	C5
Leclerc		Ferrari		1m16.360s	C5
Hamilton	Mercedes	1m16.410s	C5
Ocon		Renault		1m16.433s	C5
Perez		Racing Point	1m16.634s	C5
Sainz		McLaren		1m16.820s	(C4)
Russell		Williams	1m16.871s	C5
Kvyat		AlphaTauri	1m16.914s	(C4)
Grosjean	Haas		1m17.037s	(C4)
Raikkonen	Alfa Romeo	1m17.415s	(C3)
Magnussen	Haas		1m17.495s	(C4)
Albon		Red Bull	1m17.803s	(C3)
 
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