2011 Turkish Grand Prix practice in pictures

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The F1 teams experienced two very different sessions in Istanbul. The first very wet, the second dry and sunny.

Here are pictures from today’s practice sessions.

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25 comments on 2011 Turkish Grand Prix practice in pictures

  1. Electrolite said on 6th May 2011, 14:21


  2. MadF1 said on 6th May 2011, 14:33

    Force India’s nose and front wing have got big changes. I like this new face. Old nose looked kind of bulky!

  3. Sangeen said on 6th May 2011, 14:51

    Stunning pictures..Tough to choose a wallpaper..The Torro Rosso looks stunning in the rain

  4. Douglas62500 said on 6th May 2011, 16:19

    Just wondering, why are the photos of HRT always at a lower resolution ??

  5. RnEvo said on 6th May 2011, 16:38

    Why no pictures of the Virgin Racing team?

  6. Kodongo (@kodongo) said on 6th May 2011, 19:22

    Well done Keith for finding an ever so rare picture of Pastor Maldonado on the track!

    • Rocky said on 6th May 2011, 19:52

      Just at the right place at the right time I guess!

    • bleeps_and_tweaks said on 7th May 2011, 0:17

      haha Yeah this might have been tricky by the looks of things today!

      Have to say this gallery is brilliant; the Mercedes looks awesome in some of those rain shots, and the one of Heidfeld’s R31 looking at the diffuser is amazing.

  7. JamesAlrawazik said on 6th May 2011, 20:38

    funny that usually there are no/little mclaren pics, but this time there are several hamilton (no Button!!) pictures!! :0

    • Abe said on 6th May 2011, 21:03

      several hamilton (no Button!!) pictures!!

      There are two pictures of Jenson… 11th row.. :p

    • Keith Collantine (@keithcollantine) said on 6th May 2011, 21:35

      usually there are no/little mclaren pics

      I don’t know where you’re getting that from but it’s completely wrong. Look back over some of the galleries from past race weekends if you don’t believe me.

      • mateuss (@mateuss) said on 6th May 2011, 22:19

        I guess he based it on the comments usually made when only some four(exaggeration) pictures are up. His comment about Button would support that, by proving he doesn’t go trough the whole lot.

        People, If you are going to make a point on an observation you’ve made, at least double check, that goes for life, not just F1F. :D

  8. Ell (@ell) said on 6th May 2011, 21:37

    has anyone seen the red bull cables on the forum? I am a bit unsure about it and would like someone’s opinion.

  9. MattHT (@mattht) said on 6th May 2011, 21:55

    Mt favourite today is the one of Michael Schumacher coming out of the pit, lovely picture!

  10. ivz said on 7th May 2011, 0:27

    The Ferrari has the most narrow nose?

  11. BNK Racing said on 7th May 2011, 1:24

    pictures in the wet r always the greatest when captured correctly! over the last couple seasons it seems red bulls photographer (if they use their own) captures the red bulls the best in the wet!

  12. D_Dannyboy (@d_dannyboy) said on 7th May 2011, 8:26

    Let me know if I’m wrong but I thought that Pirelli were going to change the tyre markings for this race. At the moment it looks like they are exactly the same as in Australia (which was when they decided to alter them because they were hard to see at high speed!)

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