2013 Testing - Barcelona 1: 19 - 22 Feb

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Post Tue Feb 12, 2013 3:07 pm

This is the place to discuss laptimes, cars exploding, bodywork falling off, etc.

Links to live timing :arrow: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=14619

2012 Barcelona Test 1 :arrow: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=11886
2012 Barcelona Test 2 :arrow: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=12073
2012 Barcelona laptimes spreadsheet :arrow: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=12141

2013 Barcelona Test 2 :arrow: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=14721

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Last edited by Steven on Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:46 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Added link to 2013 BCN 2
Richard
 
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Post Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:25 am

The FW35 Williams on its launch day came out of the box setting fastest lap after lap! The last fast lap was 1:27.203 and compared to the track record is only 6 seconds off! Would be great if someone has last years Barcelona numbers to compare.
Darknight
 
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Post Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:31 am

Raikonnen was fastest last year with a 1.22.030 last year, I see on f1.com.
f1316
 
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Post Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:32 am

Ahh Finally this thread is open.....seems a bit quite on track ! !
StrikeForceF1
 
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Post Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:34 am

Darknight wrote:The FW35 Williams on its launch day came out of the box setting fastest lap after lap! The last fast lap was 1:27.203 and compared to the track record is only 6 seconds off! Would be great if someone has last years Barcelona numbers to compare.


Day 4 first test in barcelona timings

Driver Car Best time Laps Difference
1 Kamui Kobayashi Sauber-Ferrari C31 1’22.312 144
2 Pastor Maldonado Williams-Renault FW34 1’22.561 134 0.249
3 Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes VJM05 1’23.119 101 0.807
4 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes MP4-27 1’23.200 115 0.888
5 Felipe Massa Ferrari F2012 1’23.563 103 1.251
6 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault RB8 1’23.774 85 1.462
7 Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso-Ferrari STR7 1’23.792 92 1.480
8 Nico Rosberg Mercedes W03 1’23.843 139 1.531
9 Heikki Kovalainen Caterham-Renault CT01 1’26.968 70 4.656

Last year "day 4" testing times


DAY 1 fastest time was by Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault RB8 1’23.265 79
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sriraj1031
 
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Post Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:34 am

And the times for the Williams just keep on dropping with the last lap being 1:26.980.
Darknight
 
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Location: Bahrain

Post Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:36 am

f1316 wrote:Raikonnen was fastest last year with a 1.22.030 last year, I see on f1.com.



guess lotus didn't take part in the first test in Barcelona due to suspension problems
sriraj1031
 
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Post Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:44 am

autosportlive Rosberg sets the fast time so far with a 1m25.585s. #F1

Still 3.5 seconds to find to match last years pace.

The cars are barely working right now, in terms of F1 speed anyway.

Edit:
autosportlive And faster again from Mercedes as Rosberg does a 1m24.520s, fastest so far by 2.4s. #F1
GrizzleBoy
 
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Post Tue Feb 19, 2013 11:19 am

Red flag caused by Gutiérrez
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Forza
 
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Post Tue Feb 19, 2013 11:23 am

Perez now on track. Hopefully now they will start with the proper laps.
Darknight
 
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Post Tue Feb 19, 2013 11:24 am

OfficialSF1Team wrote:The team checked the fuel system, and as a result, @EstebanGtz ran out of fuel.
Forza
 
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Post Tue Feb 19, 2013 11:26 am

Perez goes fastest 1:24:362
kris
 
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Post Tue Feb 19, 2013 11:32 am

Mclaren and Ferrari seem quite today....Macca especially.....what is Nando evaluating?

Edit...Gosh seems like this site is frozen on my side....Grrrrrr :twisted: I see a fastest lap for checco
StrikeForceF1
 
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Post Tue Feb 19, 2013 11:35 am

Is there any info what Ferrari doing today?
Art without engineering is dreaming. Engineering without art is calculating. Steven K. Roberts
Mr.G
 
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Post Tue Feb 19, 2013 11:37 am

Mr.G wrote:Is there any info what Ferrari doing today?



Testing their new F1 car at Barcelona according to rumours!
"I started out with nothing and I've still got most of it".
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