Vitaly Petrov, Renault, Jerez, 2011

2011 F1 testing day 6: Jerez

2011 F1 testingPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Vitaly Petrov, Renault, Jerez, 2011
Vitaly Petrov, Renault, Jerez, 2011

Today is the third day of testing at Jerez.

Nick Heidfeld will get his first run in the Renault as the team decide whether to draft the driver in as a replacement for Robert Kubica.

Almost all the teams are running different drivers today, you can find a full list of who’s driving below.


The following drivers will be participating in today’s test:

Team Car Driver
Red Bull RB7 Sebastian Vettel
McLaren MP4-26 Lewis Hamilton
Ferrari F150th Italia Fernando Alonso
Mercedes W02 Michael Schumacher
Renault R31 Nick Heidfeld
Williams FW33 Rubens Barrichello
Force India VJM04 Paul di Resta
Sauber C30 Kamui Kobayashi
Toro Rosso STR6 Sebastien Buemi
Lotus T128 Heikki Kovalainen
Virgin MVR-02 Jerome d’Ambrosio

HRT are not present at this test.

Best times at this test so far

Team Driver Time
1 Mercedes Michael Schumacher 1’20.352
2 Ferrari Felipe Massa 1’20.413
3 McLaren Jenson Button 1’21.009
4 Toro Rosso Jaime Alguersuari 1’21.214
5 Sauber Sergio Perez 1’21.483
6 Red Bull Mark Webber 1’21.522
7 Force India Adrian Sutil 1’21.780
8 Virgin Timo Glock 1’22.208
9 Renault Vitaly Petrov 1’22.493
10 Williams Pastor Maldonado 1’22.591
11 Lotus Jarno Trulli 1’23.216


Today’s test is at the Jerez circuit in Spain:

The teams are testing at the Circuito de Jerez, formerly the home of the Spanish (1986-1990) and European Grands Prix (1994 and 1997):

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Direction: Clockwise
Length: 4.428km
Fastest lap (all-time): 1’15.629 (Michael Schumacher, Ferrari)

2010 best times

The teams tested at Jerez for eight days last year, split into two sessions. These are the combined best times:

Team Car Driver Time
McLaren MP4-25 Jenson Button 1’18.871
Renault R30 Robert Kubica 1’19.114
Sauber C29 Kamui Kobayashi 1’19.188
Red Bull RB6 Mark Webber 1’19.299
Force India VJM03 Vitantonio Liuzzi 1’19.650
Toro Rosso STR5 Jaime Alguersuari 1’19.919
Mercedes W01 Nico Rosberg 1’20.061
Ferrari F10 Fernando Alonso 1’20.115
Williams FW32 Rubens Barrichello 1’20.341
Virgin VR-01 Timo Glock 1’22.433
Lotus T127 Jarno Trulli 1’23.470

Following the test live

Williams are providing live times from the test on their website here:

If you find any other good sources for live times, please post them in the comments.

You can follow live updates from F1 Fanatic and other people at Jerez using the Live F1 Twitter app (no Twitter account needed):

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