27th February 2010, 22:09 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Ferrari, McLaren and Mercedes closely matched in race distance simulations 27th February 2010, 22:09

Tomorrow is the final day of F1 testing before the first race of 2010 and the question everyone wants to know the answer to is this: Who’s got the fastest car? Ferrari have been rumoured to be the favourites for some time but the race distance simulation run in largely dry conditions at the Circuit […]

Barrichello tips Wiliams to surprise

Rubens Barrichello believes his Williams FW32 is a dark horse for success in 2010. Talking to reporters after today’s test at the Circuit de Catalunya he said: The main topic of the first three tests, at Valencia and Jerez, was to absolutely nail reliability. And we have done that very, very well. We knew we […]

Trulli: Lotus “four seconds off the pace”

Jarno Trulli believes the pace shown by Lotus in his last day of testing will be much the same at the first race of 2010 at Bahrain in two weeks’ time. Trulli said he expects the T127′s performance to be: What we’ve seen here, no more. We’ll probably be four seconds off. Jarno Trulli However […]

Button says more to come from MP4-25

Jenson Button believes the updated McLaren MP4-25 he tested today will be quicker once the team have improved its set-up. Speaking to reporters at the Circuit de Cataluna today he said: There’s definitely more to come with this car. We went from having high fuel in the car to going out and doing lower-fuel runs […]

F1 testing pictures: 27th February

The penultimate day of testing at Barcelona saw the last appearances of some drivers including Jenson Button and Nico Rosberg before the first race of the season. Here’s a collection of pictures from today’s test:

Stefan GP to reveal car next week

Stefan GP has said it will reveal the car it wishes to contest the 2010 F1 season with next week. In a statement on its website the team said: If case we don?t receive the chance to compete in Bahrain, and also when some of the teams fail to show up, somebody should be in […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 27/2/2010

I’m in Barcelona for the last two days of testing so you should hear more from me from the track later on during the day. Here’s today’s F1 Fanatic round-up: Links Car much stronger this year – Hamilton (Autosport) “After driving last year’s car here this feels light years ahead. When we came here last […]

2010 F1 testing live: 27th February

I’m at the Circuit de Catalunya for the penultimate day of testing ahead of the 2010 F1 season. I’ll post as much as I can from the track below and on Twitter so join us to follow the test live here.