Gary Paffett articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Ferrari, McLaren and Mercedes confirm young driver line-ups 8th November 2011, 12:36

All three to test the same drivers as they did last year.

Paffett extends McLaren test contract 5th July 2011, 13:12

McLaren has announced Gary Paffett will remain the team’s reserve driver in 2012.

Pirelli tyre test day 1: Full lap times data 19th November 2010, 15:44

All the lap time, sector time and speed trap data from the first Pirelli tyre test.

Massa fastest on first day of Pirelli tyre test

Felipe Massa was fastest as the teams tried out Pirelli’s tyres for the first time.

Ricciardo sets fastest lap of Abu Dhabi in test 17th November 2010, 13:31

Daniel Ricciardo did the fastest ever lap of the Yas Marina circuit during the second young drivers’ test day.

Paffett and Turvey on McLaren test duty 10th November 2010, 11:24

McLaren will run British drivers Oliver Turvey and Gary Paffett in the young drivers’ test in Abu Dhabi next week.

Coulthard 13th on DTM debut 25th April 2010, 14:09

David Coulthard finished 13th in his first race for Mercedes in the DTM. He started 17th on the grid behind fellow ex-F1 driver Ralf Schumacher, who’s in his third year in the German touring car series. Schumacher finished tenth in the season-opener at the Hockenheimring behind another former F1 driver, Markus Winkelhock, also in an […]

Paffett, not winner Green, excluded from Norisring results (DTM) 30th June 2008, 22:27

Most people expected the stewards to get involved after the DTM’s annual visit to the Norisring. But to the surprise of many it was fifth placed man Gary Paffett, not winner Jamie Green, who was penalised. Paffett was disqualified from the final results. Did the stewards get the wrong British driver?

2008 F1 testing round-up 13: Catalunya 16th June 2008, 12:30

Nine F1 teams tested at the Circuit de Catalunya last week – Force India were absent from the test. Each day’s running saw a little rain, but not very much, and the cars typically completed around 80 laps each. Here’s what they were doing and how they go on:

2008 F1 testing round-up 5 4th February 2008, 7:00

Ferrari and Toyota stayed away from this week’s test at the Circuit de Catalunya, and with Super Aguri still absent that left eight teams testing at the track near Barcelona. The test was marred by ugly scenes as some of the spectators that showed up hurled racist taunts and abuse at Lewis Hamilton. And for […]