2013 F1 testing day 7 in pictures

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Adrian Sutil, Force India, Circuit de Catalunya, 2013

It’s day seven of 2013 pre-season testing at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain.

Several teams have changed their driver line-ups today with Adrian Sutil making his F1 return with Force India.

Here are pictures from the circuit today.

More images will be added here.

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Images ?? F1 Fanatic | f1fanatic.co.uk, Force India, Ferrari/Ercole Colombo, Red Bull/Getty

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3 comments on 2013 F1 testing day 7 in pictures

  1. WarfieldF1 (@warfieldf1) said on 21st February 2013, 9:01

    Not about testing, but while its quiet……..
    Simon Rennie has left Kimi and Renault to go to RBR, seemingly a swap with Ciaron Pilbeam going the other way. Much has been written about what I thought were Kimis hilarious comments at Abu Dhabi last season, and certainly the sort of coment I would expect from any driver who has a solid relationship with their engineer and would not be taken out of context as disrespectful or hurtfull to the engineer.
    In fact I assumed that these relationships were at their best when the driver and engineer were very “tight”, eg Massa and Smedley. However this doesnt seem to hold water, because I can only think of one situation where driver and engineer have moved team together which is what you would expect if they were a very close and effective unit; namely Jock Clear and JV moving from Williams to BAR.
    So this leads to two questions:-
    1 is the relationship with the driver simply a very small but highly visible part of the race engineers job?
    2 would it be better if drivers and race engineers stuck together like a rally driver and navigator / golfer and caddy; moving through their career together when a good relationship is found?

  2. Tommy C (@tommy-c) said on 21st February 2013, 9:08

    Is it just me or have Kimi and Romain kinda combined their two helmets from last to make this year’s ones look almost the same from a distance….?

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