2009 F1 testing: February 11th (Update: pictures added)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Sandstorms halted Ferrari's testing efforts in Bahrain
Sandstorms halted Ferrari's testing efforts in Bahrain

Testing continues at Bahrain and Jerez today with eight teams putting more miles on their 2009 cars.

Among the many things to keep an eye on today is the planned return of Mark Webber to the cockpit, 82 days after breaking a leg in a cycling accident. He was seen limping during the Red Bull RB5’s launch on Monday, so can he really be up to driving already?

Who’s testing where

Bahrain International Circuit – Ferrari, Toyota and BMW

Jerez, Spain – McLaren, Red Bull, Renault, Williams and Toro Rosso (Toro Rosso are still running their 2008 car)

The drivers in action today are expected to be the same as those running yesterday: Sebastien Buemi, Heikki Kovalainen, Nico Hulkenberg, Nelson Piquet Jnr, Felipe Massa, Timo Glock and Robert Kubica. Mark Webber is expected to take over from Sebastian Vettel at Red Bull.

Sites for testing times

These are some of the sites we used to follow lap times yesterday:

http://f1today.nl/
http://www.sportlifepress.com/index.php?option=com_moderatedchat&chatid=8
http://www.msfree.gr/4675/2009-02-10/Live-dokimes-F1:-10-febrouariou

If you’ve got images or video to share you can upload them to the F1 Fanatic drop.io.

Are Red Bull really off to a flier with their RB5? Why did Renault do so little running yesterday? And how do the times at the two different circuits compare? Follow today’s F1 testing below.

2009 F1 testing

Images (C) Ferrari spa