Our latest Guest Blog comes from young writer Will Saunders, who compares the circumstances around 27 year old Sebastian Vettel’s arrival at Maranello and his idol Michael Schumacher’s at the same age in 1996 and looks for com parables. With Vettel on the podium four times out of five races, with one victory, he’s certainly […]
TEAMS TEST ENTIRE 2015 P ZERO SLICK TYRE RANGE AT BARCELONA, AS WELL AS PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT TYRES FOR THE FUTURE FOUR TEAMS CARRY OUT TESTING ON BEHALF OF PIRELLI: FERRARI, MERCEDES, RED BULL AND TORO ROSSO NICO ROSBERG TOPS THE TIME SHEETS FOR MERCEDES, USING THE SOFT TYRE Every single slick compound of Pirelli’s 2015 range took to the track for the first in-season test of the year at Barcelona: the third test session in total to be held this year at Montmelo, following two pre-season tests there as well. Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg was fastest in the test, going quickest on the opening morning using the P Zero Yellow soft tyre. The teams used mostly the hard and medium compounds for the Barcelona test, although there was some runs on the supersoft as well: the tyre that will be seen in action for the first time this year at the Monaco Grand Prix in just over a week.
• Maurizio Arrivabene restricts Ferrari’ ambition to three race wins this season• Sebastian Vettel had talked up his own chances after Spanish Grand PrixFerrari team …