Mark Webber, Red Bull, Barcelona, 2011

2011 F1 testing day 15 live: Barcelona

2011 F1 testingPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Mark Webber, Red Bull, Barcelona, 2011
Mark Webber, Red Bull, Barcelona, 2011

Red Bull are one of seven F1 teams who finish their pre-season testing at Barcelona today.

Renault, Force India, Sauber, Toro Rosso, Lotus and Virgin will also be running for the last time before the Australian Grand Prix.

Meanwhile HRT are due to run their F111 for the first time.

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

Team Car Friday 11th
Red Bull RB7 Sebastian Vettel
McLaren MP4-26 Jenson Button
Ferrari 150??? Italia Fernando Alonso
Mercedes W02 Michael Schumacher
Nico Rosberg
Renault R31 Nick Heidfeld
Williams FW33 Rubens Barrichello
Pastor Maldonado
Force India VJM04 Adrian Sutil (am)
Paul di Resta (pm)
Sauber C30 Kamui Kobayashi
Toro Rosso STR6 Jaime Alguersuari
Lotus T128 Heikki Kovalainen
Virgin MVR-02 Jerome d’Ambrosio

Update: Mercedes are also running Nico Rosberg today and Williams are running Pastor Maldonado in the afternoon. The table above has been updated.

Best times at Barcelona this year

Team Driver Time Gap
1 Sauber Sergio Perez 1’21.761
2 Red Bull Sebastian Vettel 1’21.865 0.104
3 Ferrari Felipe Massa 1’22.092 0.331
4 Toro Rosso Sebastien Buemi 1’22.396 0.635
5 Williams Rubens Barrichello 1’22.637 0.876
6 Renault Vitaly Petrov 1’22.670 0.909
7 McLaren Lewis Hamilton 1’22.888 1.127
8 Mercedes Michael Schumacher 1’22.892 1.131
9 Lotus Heikki Kovalainen 1’23.990 2.229
10 Force India Adrian Sutil 1’24.177 2.416
11 Virgin Jerome d’Ambrosio 1’26.501 4.740
12 HRT Vitantonio Liuzzi 1’27.044 5.283

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

2011 testing so far

Date Circuit Fastest driver Car Best time Laps
1/2 Valencia Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault RB7 1’13.769 93
2/2 Valencia Fernando Alonso Ferrari 150??? Italia 1’13.307 108
3/2 Valencia Robert Kubica Renault R31 1’13.144 95
10/2 Jerez Felipe Massa Ferrari 150??? Italia 1’20.709 101
11/2 Jerez Michael Schumacher Mercedes W02 1’20.352 112
12/2 Jerez Nick Heidfeld Renault R31 1’20.361 86
13/2 Jerez Rubens Barrichello Williams-Cosworth FW33 1’19.832 103
18/2 Catalunya Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault RB7 1’24.374 37
19/2 Catalunya Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault RB7 1’23.315 104
20/2 Catalunya Nico Rosberg Mercedes W02 1’23.168 92
21/2 Catalunya Felipe Massa Ferrari 150??? Italia 1’22.625 121
8/3 Catalunya Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault RB7 1’22.544 97
9/3 Catalunya Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault RB7 1’21.865 112
10/3 Catalunya Sergio Perez Sauber-Ferrari C30 1’21.761 95


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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