Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, Circuit de Catalunya, 2013

2013 F1 testing day ten in pictures

F1 Pictures

Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, Circuit de Catalunya, 2013

Wet conditions greeted the teams for the tenth day of pre-season testing at the Circuit de Catalunya.

Here are pictures from Friday’s test in Barcelona including Red Bull running their new Drag Reduction Device for the first time.

More images will be added here.

F1 pictures

View more F1 pictures

Images ???? F1 Fanatic

15 comments on “2013 F1 testing day ten in pictures”

  1. Keith, here is question that has probably been asked before, but as I know the teams can only run one car, but do the teams switch cars between tests, or is it the case that their no2 car’s wheels first turn at FP1 in Australia?

    1. Teams bring one car to a test, but I think some teams will use different chassis’ for different tests. I don’t know about the difference between Jerez and Barcelona, but I think I read Williams shipped in another chassis and sent back the one they used last week at Barcelona.

  2. Just wondering, how the name of the Infiniti Red Bull Racing Renault will fit in the display formats of FOM telecast. I remember Redbulls had theirs displayed in a smaller and narrower font… Will they abbreviate it this year???

    1. Just Red Bull Racing-Renault I guess because title sponsors are never really used on FOM. Mclarens full name is Vodafone Mclaren Mercedes and are always just listed as McLaren-Mercedes, the same can be said about Force India-Mercedes (Sahara Force India F1 Team).

    2. current convention is team-engine, it used to be engine-team in the old days (example, Repco-Brabham), and sponsor names are not included.

  3. Red Bull really need to try and get that system working if they’re going to have massive drag again: that was always the Achilles heel of the previous cars (straight line speed). I think they will be the team to benefit most from it if anybody can get it to work, which hopefully they will given they have the design genius of Adrian Newey!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>