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Barcelona testing - Day one (February 2010) - The last few days of pre-season F1 action begins

Published by Mr. C

2010 testing

Today, F1 teams will finally get to test their 2010 cars on a modern Formula 1 circuit, as the pre-season testing calendar draws to a close. This is the week that matters the most, and this is the track that will sort the men from the boys.

Circuit de Catalunya will host the fifth race of the season, and weather permitting, it will also offer teams and drivers their best chance at preparing for the opening round in Bahrain. 11 teams are scheduled to attend these final four days in Spain, many are behind schedule, all have plenty of work to do.

On track action begins at 9am CET (8am GMT).

Circuit information

  • Track length: 4.655km
  • Corners: 16
  • Lap record: 1:21.670 (Kimi Räikkönen, Ferrari, 2008)

You'll find Circuit de Catalunya located in the North East corner of Spain.

Catalunya terrain

Drivers and teams attending

The following teams and drivers are confirmed for testing on Wednesday

Nico RosbergMercedes Grand PrixW01
Mark WebberRed Bull RacingRB6
Jenson ButtonVodafone McLaren MercedesMP4-25
Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari MarlboroF10
Pedro de la RosaBMW SauberC29
Nico HülkenbergAT&T WilliamsFW32
Vitaly PetrovRenault F1 TeamR30
Vitantonio LiuzziForce IndiaVJM03
Jamie AlguersuariScuderia Toro RossoSTR5
Lucas di GrassiVirgin RacingVR-01
Fairuz FauzyLotus F1 RacingT127

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