Jerez Test 2015 – Day Four

Driver: Felipe Massa Chassis / Engine: FW37-01 / PU106B Hybrid Location: Jerez de la Frontera 4.428km Objectives: Aero work, systems and reliability checks Weather: Mild and dry Air & track temps: 9 – 14ºC / 8 – 16ºC Felipe Massa: 1:23.116 (+2.275) 6th Quickest Time: Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari: 1:20.841 Rod Nelson, Chief Test & Support Engineer: Today was another trouble-free […]

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Jerez Test 2015 – Day Three

Driver: Felipe Massa Chassis / Engine: FW37-01 / PU106B Hybrid Location: Jerez de la Frontera 4.428km Objectives: Aero work, systems and reliability checks Weather: Damp in the morning, overcast and mild Air & track temps: 11 – 15ºC / 11 – 16ºC Felipe Massa: 1:22.27, (+0.731) 4th Quickest Time: Felipe Nasr, Sauber: 1:21.545 Rod Nelson, Chief Test & Support Engineer: […]

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Jerez Test 2015 – Day Two

Driver: Valtteri Bottas Chassis / Engine: FW37-01 / PU106B Hybrid Location: Jerez de la Frontera 4.428km Objectives: Aero work, systems and reliability checks Weather: Cold and dry, rain at the end of the session Air & track temps: 4 – 14ºC / 5 – 15ºC Valtteri Bottas: 1:22.319 (+1.335) 3rd Quickest time: Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari: 1:20.984 Rod Nelson, Chief Test […]

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Jerez Test 2015 – Day One

Driver: Valtteri Bottas Chassis / Engine: FW37-01 / PU106B Hybrid Location: Jerez de la Frontera 4.428km Objectives: New component, systems and reliability checks Weather: Dry and sunny Air & track temps: 7 – 14ºC / 9 – 20ºC Valtteri Bottas: 1:23.906 (+1.286) 5th Quickest Time: Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari: 1:22.620 Rod Nelson, Chief Test & Support Engineer: We have gone through […]

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Barcelona Test Day Two

Driver: Susie Wolff Chassis/Engine: FW36-03 / PU106 Hybrid Locations: Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain Objectives: Aero evaluations and mechanical tests Weather: Warm and dry Maximum air & track temps: 22°C / 36°C Rod Nelson, Chief Test and Support Engineer: We had a very productive day today, with Susie performing some aero test work and control systems testing and we completed […]

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Barcelona Test Day One

Driver: Felipe Massa Chassis/Engine: FW36-03 / PU106 Hybrid Locations: Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain Objectives: Aero evaluation and mechanical work Weather: Wet in the morning, cool and dry in the afternoon Maximum air & track temps: 16°C / 19°C Rod Nelson, Chief Test and Support Engineer: As expected we had rain this morning so we had a wet test plan […]

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