2011 F1 testing dates confirmed

2011 F1 seasonPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

The F1 teams have agreed the test dates for the 2011 F1 season.

Contrary to earlier reports the teams will not be testing at the Algarve International Circuit in Portimao, Portugal. They will test at Bahrain in the week before the first race of the season.

Circuit Dates Notes
Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi 16th-17th November 2010 Young drivers’ test
Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi 19th-20th November 2010 Pirelli tyre test
Circuit de Valencia Ricardo Tormo, Spain 1st-3rd February 2011
Jerez, Spain 10-13th February 2011
Circuit de Catalunya, Spain 18th-21st February 2011
Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain 3rd-6th March 2011

The young drivers’ test will be the last time F1 cars run on Bridgestone tyres before new tyre supplier Pirelli take over.

Use the F1 Fanatic Google Calendar to keep track of upcoming race dates and test sessions.

Read more: F1 2011 Season

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