The pre-season Formula 1 was resumed on Thursday at the Circuit de Barcelona, home of the last 8 days of testing available to teams before the start of the official season. Pastor Maldonado and Daniel Ricciardo have been the best in the first two days test although this time of year the times do not serve much reference.
More than times in the preseason F1 pending confirmation sensations in the first race of the year are extracted. By the time those feelings say that Ferrari seems to be a good level shifting back toward the top, that Mercedes is still hiding his letters as to the true potential of his car, which McLaren-Honda has much work ahead or Carlos Sainz Jr. and Max Verstappen still working hard to gain experience ahead of its debut in the great circus.
On the day on Thursday Pastor Maldonado was the best with a Lotus that seems to sit well will change the engine Renault Mercedes. The team in Enstone was less bright on Friday with young Jolyon Palmer. Ferrari has shown strong in the two days of work completed Kimi Raikkonen who was second in both. The Finn seems happy with the new car but is yet to see its true potential with respect to the favorites for the title. Continue reading “Carlos Sainz begin work in Barcelona F1 test”