2009 F1 testing: March 1st (Pictures)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Giancarlo Fisichella put more laps on the VJM02 at Jerez
Giancarlo Fisichella put more laps on the VJM02 at Jerez

Today saw all eight of the 2009-specification F1 cars launched so far on track together for the first time at Jerez in Spain.

Sebastian Vettel was comfortably fastest in the Red Bull, over 1.3s quicker than Felipe Massa’s Ferrari.

Times from today’s test

Here are the best times from the test (thanks to Striay for posting these elsewhere).

Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull – 1.19:055 87 laps
Felipe Massa, Ferrari – 1.20:330 63 laps
Kamui Kobayashi, Toyota – 1.20:699 79 laps
Nico Rosberg, Williams – 1.21:171 71 laps
Robert Kubica, BMW – 1.21:292 47 laps
Giancarlo Fisichella, Force India – 1.21:584 31 laps
Pedro De la Rosa, McLaren – 1.21:831 94 laps
Nelson Piquet Jnr, Renault – 1.22:011 52 laps

Pictures from today’s test

Images (C) Force India F1 Team, BMW ag