Vitaly Petrov, Renault, Barcelona, 2011

2011 F1 testing day 11: Barcelona

2011 F1 testingPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Vitaly Petrov, Renault, Barcelona, 2011
Vitaly Petrov, Renault, Barcelona, 2011

The final day of testing is at the Circuit de Catalunya today.

Michael Schumacher will be back at the wheel of the Mercedes, but most teams are running the same drivers as yesterday.

Here are the details on today’s test:


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

Team Car Sunday 20th
Red Bull RB7 Mark Webber
McLaren MP4-26 Lewis Hamilton
Ferrari F150th Italia Felipe Massa
Mercedes W02 Michael Schumacher
Renault R31 Nick Heidfeld
Williams FW33 Pastor Maldonado
Force India VJM04 Adrian Sutil
Sauber C30 Sergio Perez
Toro Rosso STR6 Sebastien Buemi
Lotus T128 Jarno Trulli
Virgin MVR-02 Jerome d’Ambrosio

HRT are not participating in the last day of the test.

Best times so far at this test

Team Driver Time Gap
1 Mercedes Nico Rosberg 1’23.168
2 Red Bull Sebastian Vettel 1’23.315 0.147
3 Renault Vitaly Petrov 1’23.463 0.295
4 Toro Rosso Jaime Alguersuari 1’23.519 0.351
5 McLaren Lewis Hamilton 1’23.858 0.690
6 Ferrari Fernando Alonso 1’23.978 0.810
7 Williams Rubens Barrichello 1’24.008 0.840
8 Sauber Kamui Kobayashi 1’24.243 1.075
9 Force India Paul di Resta 1’25.194 2.026
10 Lotus Jarno Trulli 1’25.454 2.286
11 Virgin Timo Glock 1’26.598 3.430
12 HRT Vitantonio Liuzzi 1’27.044 3.876

2010 best times

These are the best times for each team from last year’s pre-season test at the Circuit de Catalunya:

Driver Car Best time
Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes MP4-25 1’20.472
Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault RB6 1’20.496
Felipe Massa Ferrari F10 1’20.539
Nico H???lkenberg Williams-Cosworth FW32 1’20.614
Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes VJM03 1’20.667
Nico Rosberg Mercedes W01 1’20.686
Kamui Kobayashi BMW Sauber-Ferrari C29 1’20.911
Sebastien Buemi Toro Rosso-Ferrari STR5 1’21.413
Vitaly Petrov Renault R30 1’22.523
Jarno Trulli Lotus-Cosworth T127 1’25.059
Timo Glock Virgin-Cosworth VR-01 1’25.942


Today’s test is at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain:

Direction: Clockwise
Length: 4.655km
Fastest lap (all-time): 1’18.483 (Fernando Alonso, Renault, 2008)

Following the test live

Williams and Mercedes are providing live times from the test on their websites 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 others at the Circuit de Catalunya using the Live F1 Twitter app (no Twitter account needed):

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