Testing for the 2009 F1 season continues at three different venues today in Italy, Spain and Portugal. Heikki Kovalainen and Kazuki Nakajima are among the drivers getting their first taste of 2009 F1 cars.
Ferrari and BMW are still testing on their own but yesterday we saw the first side-by-side test of 2009-specification cars in dry conditions. But will the good weather hold for the five teams in Portimao? Follow today’s F1 testing below.
Update: New high quality video from this week’s testing added plus pictures from all three of today’s tests.
Tracks, teams and drivers
Algarve Motor Park, Portimao, Portugal – McLaren (Heikki Kovalainen), Williams (Kazuki Nakajima), Toyota, Renault (Fernando Alonso) and Toro Rosso (Sebastien Buemi)
Mugello, Italy – Ferrari (Felipe Massa)
Circuito Ricardo Tormo, Valencia, Spain – BMW (Robert Kubica)
All the teams except Toro Rosso will be using their 2009-specification cars.