2009 Formula 1 testing begins (Pictures)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Bruno Senna had his first F1 test for Honda who evaluated him for a 2009 seat
Bruno Senna had his first F1 test for Honda who evaluated him for a 2009 seat

Actually, 2009 F1 testing began months ago – we know Honda and BMW have already tested their KERS, and Williams ran a car with a 2009-spec rear wing on several weeks ago.

But today most of the teams were in action in Barcelona and all were preparing for next year. Some ran new aero (BMW – more pictures here), others ran KERS (including Ferrari and Honda) and many evaluated new drivers (like Giedo van der Garde at Renault, and Bruno Senna and Lucas di Grassi at Honda). Here’s a selection of photographs.

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