News Details

Sebastian Vettel moves to play down rivals' long-run F1 test pace

Sebastian Vettel has raised doubts over the long-run pace that rivals Mercedes and Red Bull were able to display during Formula 1 pre-season testing. Formula 1 teams gathered at Spanish Grand Prix venue Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya for eight days of running, with race simulations prioritised towards the end of the gathering. Mercedes captured the attention with a strong race simulation, leading to suggestions it is ahead of the pack, including Ferrari – its main 2017 rival, with Red Bull having made gains. However, Mercedes conducted its race simulation on Pirelli’s Medium tyres, with regulations stipulating that two dry-weather compounds must be used in a Grand Prix. It is...
Full Story »
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Daniel Ricciardo: Red Bull more prepared than any...

Daniel Ricciardo believes Red Bull is more prepared for the new Formula 1...
9mo ago from MotorsportWeek.com

Tyre selections for Australian Grand Prix revealed

Formula 1 teams have loaded up on Pirelli’s Ultrasoft tyres for the...
9mo ago from MotorsportWeek.com

Lewis Hamilton 'doesn't care' about Sebastian Vettel's...

Reigning World Champion Lewis Hamilton says he is not remotely bothered...
9mo ago from MotorsportWeek.com

Mercedes: Both drivers seem to like the car

Having completed over 1,000 laps in pre-season testing, Mercedes-AMG...
9mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Maverick Vinales 'needs to improve a lot as a rider'...

Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales says he needs to 'improve as a...
20h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

‘Financial problems' led to Moto2 struggles for...

Britain's Sam Lowes has revealed he and some of his mechanics were not...
2d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Lorenzo bordering on ‘depression' in 2018 MotoGP...

Repsol Honda newboy Jorge Lorenzo has revealed he had retirement on his...
2d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Watch: 1994 Marlboro 500 - Full Race

Newman-Haas Racing's Nigel Mansell was in pole position ahead of Raul...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Paddon Forced To Sit Out 2019 WRC  

Hayden Paddon will miss the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship after not...
13h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Paddon misses out on 2019 WRC seat

No description available...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Loeb agrees 2019 WRC deal with Hyundai

No description available...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Ozil and Lacazette start, Strongest Predicted Arsenal...

Arsenal can extend their unbeaten run to 23 matches across all...
5h ago from ArsenalFever.com

Behind the scenes of Laurent Koscielny's comeback

I'm sure I wasn't alone in having some real fears for Laurent Koscielny...
1h ago from Arseblog.com

Transfer news LIVE: Klopp reveals January plan, Man...

TRANSFER NEWS LIVE - Starsport is on hand to bring you all the latest...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsenal and Tottenham set to battle it out for...

ARSENAL are reportedly set to battle it out with rivals Tottenham over the...
3h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.