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Barcelona February testing I (2020)

19 Feb - 21 Feb
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Albon: New Red Bull "more usable" than 2019 car

Alex Albon says the Red Bull’s 2020 Formula 1 car feels “more usable” and is a “step forwards” compared to its design from last year.

Russell: "No way" Williams will be as slow as in 2019

George Russell feels there is “no way” Williams will be as far off the pace of is its 2020 Formula 1 rivals as it was last year.

What we’ve learned from the first F1 2020 test

Mercedes proves F1 innovation is alive and well, Ferrari certainly didn’t get the start it wanted, while Racing Point's gamble appears to be paying off. Our experts on the ground weigh up all the major talking points from the first week of F1 testing.

Mercedes questions Ferrari’s downbeat F1 testing assessment

If you were to base your expectations for the 2020 Formula 1 season on the face value of the opening week of testing, the outlook would be bleak.

DAS could fall foul of F1's parc ferme regulations

Mercedes’ DAS system may have been given the all-clear by the FIA on the technical rules front, but it could yet be challenged as a breach of Formula 1’s parc ferme regulations.

Barcelona test verdict: The final word on first week of F1 2020

Whether you look at the headline times or the news headlines themselves, there's no escaping the fact that Mercedes dominated the first week of pre-season F1 2020 testing.

The failure that shows Ferrari is on the back foot

At 10.34am on Friday, the final day of the first 2020 pre-season Formula 1 test, the engine in Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari cried enough. As Vettel was running from Barcelona's high-speed Campsa right-hander and down to the hairpin of Turn 10, the tune from the SF1000's power unit changed for the worst.

Bottas leads Mercedes 1-2 as first F1 2020 test ends

Valtteri Bottas ended the first week of Formula 1 pre-season testing quickest overall, completing a Mercedes 1-2 on the timesheets as his morning 1m15.732s lap proved unassailable.

Bottas sets new fastest time, Vettel suffers engine issue

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas set the fastest lap of Formula 1 pre-season testing in Barcelona so far on the morning of day three, as Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari suffered an engine problem.

Barcelona F1 testing as it happened

Relive all the action from the first Formula 1 pre-season test at Barcelona with our minute-by-minute coverage.

Raikkonen tops second day of F1 testing

Kimi Raikkonen ended the second day of Formula 1 pre-season testing fastest for Alfa Romeo as Mercedes debuted its new dual-axis steering system.

The Barcelona F1 testing as it happened

Relive all the action from the first Formula 1 pre-season test at Barcelona with our minute-by-minute coverage.