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Valencia testing - Day two (February 2010) - The Circuit Ricardo Tormo hosts another full day of F1 testing

Published by Mr. C

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Following a frenetic first day of testing in Spain, Formula 1 teams continue to test at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Cheste, Valencia today. Monday brought all forms of excitement from the unveiling of the STR5 to the return of Michael Schumacher in a modern F1 cockpit. Additionally, Mercedes GP finally allowed fans and the media to see this years W01 chassis, while Robert Kubica began his new life as a Renault driver.

Lewis Hamilton arrives today to relieve Gary Paffett of his test driving duties, while Kamui Kobayashi will settle into the C29. Is it possible that Tuesday could be even more chaotic?

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, not far from Valencia.

Valencia satellite

Drivers and teams attending

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

Nico RosbergMercedes Grand PrixW01
Lewis HamiltonVodafone McLaren MercedesMP4-25
Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari MarlboroF10
Robert KubicaRenault F1 TeamR30
Rubens BarrichelloAT&T WilliamsFW32
Kamui KobayashiBMW SauberC29
Sébastien BuemiScuderia Toro RossoSTR5

Useful links

F1 people who are tweeting from Valencia

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

James Allen launched a handy Twitter aggregation service to coincide with the start of testing, and we recommend you take a look.

As ever, regular updates will appear in the comments throughout the date. Dive in if you have any questions or spy something interesting.

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