Adrian Sutil, Force India, Barcelona, 2011

2011 F1 testing day 12 live: Barcelona

2011 F1 testingPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Adrian Sutil, Force India, Barcelona, 2011
Adrian Sutil, Force India, Barcelona, 2011

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

Team Car Tuesday 8th
Red Bull RB7 Mark Webber
McLaren MP4-26 Jenson Button
Renault R31 Nick Heidfeld
Force India VJM04 Nico H???lkenberg / Paul di Resta
Sauber C30 Sergio Perez
Toro Rosso STR6 Sebastien Buemi
Lotus T128 Davide Valsecchi
Luiz Razia
Virgin MVR-02 Jerome d’Ambrosio

Not testing today: Ferrari, Mercedes, Williams.
Not confirmed: HRT.

Update: Lotus have cancelled their plan to run Jarno Trulli in the afternoon and will instead give the whole day over to Davide Valsecchi and Luiz Razia. The table has been updated to reflect this.

Best times at the previous Barcelona test this year

Team Driver Time Gap
1 Ferrari Felipe Massa 1’22.625
2 Mercedes Nico Rosberg 1’23.168 0.543
3 Red Bull Sebastian Vettel 1’23.315 0.690
4 Renault Vitaly Petrov 1’23.463 0.838
5 Toro Rosso Jaime Alguersuari 1’23.519 0.894
6 McLaren Lewis Hamilton 1’23.858 1.233
7 Williams Rubens Barrichello 1’24.008 1.383
8 Force India Adrian Sutil 1’24.177 1.552
9 Sauber Kamui Kobayashi 1’24.243 1.618
10 Lotus Jarno Trulli 1’25.454 2.829
11 Virgin Jerome d’Ambrosio 1’26.501 3.876
12 HRT Vitantonio Liuzzi 1’27.044 4.419

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)

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