• Teams reserve opinion on 2020 tyres after first day of test

    Il y a 11 jours - Par F1i

    All ten Formula 1 teams were back in action on Tuesday at Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina Circuit, taking part in the first of two days of testing for tyre provider Pirelli.
    The focus of the test is to give the teams more hands-on experience with the French manufacturer's proposed 2020 compounds, after an earlier trial during practice at the Circuit of the Americas resulted in heavy criticism.
    So far none of the teams or drivers taking part in have expressed a definite opinion on whether the 2020 compound should be adopted, or whether the sport should stick to this year's variant instead.
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  • Bottas on top after first day of post-season test

    Bottas on top after first day of post-season test

    Il y a 11 jours - Par F1i

    Valtteri Bottas ensured that Mercedes continued their dominant form at Yas Marina, topping the timesheets on the first day of the post-season tyre test by almost nine tenths of a second over Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.
    Bottas completed 138 laps on Tuesday and set a top time of 1:37.124s during the afternoon, which compared to Lewis Hamilton's fastest lap of Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix of 1:39.283s.
    It's the Finn's last day at the office of 2019. He hands over the keys to the W10 to George Russell for Wednesday's second and final day of testing.
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