Sidepodcast - All for F1 and F1 for all

Valencia testing - Day one (February 2010) - Following the first day of F1 testing as it begins in Spain

Published by Mr. C

2010 testing

F1 teams will today descend on the Spanish track Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Cheste, Valencia for what will be the first official Formula 1 test of 2010. From 1 February - 3 February, a number of teams will be running their new cars on track for the first time.

On track action begins at 10am CET (9am GMT).

Circuit information

  • Track length: 4.051km
  • Corners: 14
  • Lap record (unofficial): 1:08.544 (Anthony Davidson, Honda, 2006)

The Circuit Ricardo Tormo circuit is located to the East of Spain, on the outskirts of Valencia.

Valencia terrain

Drivers and teams attending

We are expecting to see the following drivers and teams in action today:

Michael SchumacherMercedes Grand PrixW01
Nico RosbergMercedes Grand PrixW01
Gary PaffettVodafone McLaren MercedesMP4-25
Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari MarlboroF10
Robert KubicaRenault F1 TeamR30
Rubens BarrichelloAT&T WilliamsFW32
Pedro de la RosaBMW SauberC29
Sébastien BuemiScuderia Toro RossoSTR5

Useful links

F1 people who are tweeting

Don't forget you can follow Twitter lists of F1 teams, F1 drivers and F1 media for up to the minute information.

We'll post regular updates in the comments, feel free to jump in if you spot anything of interest.

All content in the series 2010 F1 Pre-Season Testing