Mercedes underline their status as favourites on day two of the final pre-season test, as McLaren-Honda have their best day of the winter so far.
Jenson Button says completing over 100 laps for McLaren-Honda in Friday’s Formula 1 test at Barcelona felt “like 1000 laps”, because of the repeated troubles it has endured so far
A relieved Jenson Button feels McLaren-Honda has made a ‘big step forward’ as he completed an uninterrupted 100 laps in the MP4-30.
Jenson Button said McLaren’s century of laps on Friday in Barcelona “felt like 1,000″ as the team recorded its most positive day of a troublesome winter
Jenson Button says the 100 laps the MP4-30 completed at Barcelona on Friday were the equivalent of a thousand laps for the fledgling McLaren-Honda reunion.
Date Friday February 27 2015 Driver Jenson Button Location Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya (4.655km) Laps/km 101/466km  Best laptime 1m25.590s Programme After yesterday’s disappointing start to the final pre-season test, today was our most productive and promising day of the winter. The team did a fantastic job to replace the power-unit ahead of today’s session, with the team ready to start when th…
• Briton completes 101 laps while Nico Rosberg’s Mercedes is fastest• Alonso expected to be fit for first grand prix in AustraliaThere was finally some good news for accident-prone McLaren …
Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg set the fastest time of winter testing at Barcelona while Jenson Button posts 100 laps for McLaren.
McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says he is “completely fine” following the 134mph testing accident that left him with concussion.
The phoney war came to an end in Barcelona today, as Nico Rosberg topped the time sheets in emphatic style, while there was good news for McLaren and Force India. Just over an hour from the end of the tenth day of pre-season testing Mercedes bolted soft compound Pirellis on Nico Rosberg’s car for the first time this winter and the German promptly […]
Nico Rosberg set the fastest lap of Barcelona Formula 1 testing so far on day two of the final test, while McLaren finally got some good mileage on the board
The McLaren racer is recovering from his crash in pre-season testing and updated fans on his progress during a video clip
Mercedes finally hit the front in 2015 pre-season testing on Friday, as Nico Rosberg set an imperious new benchmark on day two in Barcelona. Elsewhere there was encouragement for McLaren, as Jenson Button completed more than 100 laps on the team’s most successful day to date, and Force India, who rolled out their new car for the first time
Mercedes finally topped a testing timesheet for the first time in 2015 as the world champions displayed an ominous turn of speed to shatter the fastest time seen at Barcelona this winter.
McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says he is “completely fine” following his testing accident on Sunday that left him with concussion.
• Spaniard posts YouTube video following hospital release• Doubts remain over whether he will make season opener• Alonso not certain to race in MelbourneFernando Alonso …
McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says he is “completely fine” following the testing accident that left him with concussion.
Fernando Alonso has posted a video on his YouTube account thanking fans for their support and promising them he will seen them “very soon on the track”
Questions remain both about the precise nature of Fernando Alonso’s condition and the competitiveness of this year’s car
Felipe Massa took over from Lewis Hamilton as the driver to beat on Day One while the Brit joined Jenson Button on the sidelines…
The Williams team’s relatively anonymous path through winter preparation ended in Barcelona this afternoon as Felipe Massa ended the first day of the final pre-season test comfortably fastest by three quarters of a second. However, it was another tough day for McLaren who were forced to abandon the day’s sessions with just seven laps on the board, and […]
Jenson Button manages just seven laps as car problems dog McLaren on the first day of the final pre-season test.
Date Thursday February 26 2015 Driver Jenson Button Location Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya (4.655km) Laps/km 7/33km Best laptime 1m31.479s Programme The day kicked off with Jenson conducting some aerodynamic tests, which meant he only completed a single timed lap. After just seven laps, Jenson noted a vibration and brought the car back to the pits, where we discovered a hydraulic leak that requir…
Kimi Raikkonen kicked off the first day of the second testing session at Barcelona, going out at precisely 9 o'clock for an installation run. He was soon followed by Marcus Ericsson in the Sauber C34.
Felipe Massa showed the first tangible proof of Williams’ potential this year by topping the times on the opening day of the final pre-season test in Barcelona as McLaren experienced more problems and Mercedes also suffered a rare reliability issue
Felipe Massa set the pace for Williams on the first day of Formula 1′s final pre-season test at Barcelona as McLaren and Mercedes were hampered by mechanical issues
Felipe Massa puts Williams top on the first day of the final F1 pre-season test as Mercedes and McLaren are forced to call an early end to their day
Felipe Massa laid down an impressive marker for Williams on the opening day of the final pre-season test of 2015 in Spain, as McLaren were once again restricted by technical problems. Massa hit the front early on Thursday afternoon, bolting on Pirelli’s soft-compound tyre and scything down to a 1m 23.500s – the fastest time seen so far this year in Barcelona
Williams set the fastest lap of the Barcelona tests so far to offer the first compelling piece of evidence that Mercedes may not have it all their own way in 2015.
McLaren have yet again called an early end to a day’s testing, this time because of a hydraulic leak…
The Spaniard crashed on the final day of testing in Barcelona, and McLaren boss Ron Dennis has expressed optimism over his recovery
Ron Dennis expects Fernando Alonso to be back in the McLaren for the opening round in Australia, but defers the final decision to doctors.
While Lewis Hamilton set the pace at lunch on Day One at Barcelona, Jenson Button once again struggled in his MP4-30…
McLaren has been forced to end the first day of the final test in Barcelona prematurely, having completed just seven laps
McLaren is forced to call time on its day very early after a hydraulic issue necessitates a full Honda engine change.
McLaren abandoned running after just seven laps on day one of the final pre-season Formula 1 test at Barcelona on Thursday
McLaren’s troubled pre-season has suffered yet another setback with the team forced to abandon running on the first day of the final Barcelona test after just seven laps.
• McLaren say decision is in ‘hands of the doctors and the FIA’• Confusion over whether Spaniard suffered concussion in crash• Five things we learned from …
• Confusion over whether the McLaren driver suffered concussion in crash• McLaren say decision is in ‘hands of the doctors and the FIA’• Five things we learned from F …
With speculating surrounding Fernando Alonso’s testing accident at last week’s Barcelona test continuing to swirl, McLaren CEO Ron Dennis has moved to further clarify the team’s explanation of the incident. At a press briefing in Barcelona today Dennis revealed that Alonso was knocked unconscious in the accident that ruled him out of this week’s final pre-season […]
McLaren is unsure whether Fernando Alonso will be fit in time to race in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, following his Formula 1 testing accident last Sunday
Doctors say it is “unquantifiable” whether Spaniard will be racing on March 15 after his heavy accident
Fernando Alonso’s participation at the Australian Grand Prix is still uncertain as McLaren waits for doctors to give him the all clear following his crash during the second test in Spain
Fernando Alonso is expected to recover from his crash and race in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on 15 March.
Fernando Alonso was rendered unconscious during his accident in testing at Barcelona last week, McLaren boss Ron Dennis has confirmed.
Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton topped the times on the first morning of the third and final pre-season test at Barcelona, while McLaren-Honda continued to struggle
Double world champion hit the wall at turn three of the Circuit de Catalunya on Sunday and was airlifted to hospital for precautionary checks
The good news today is that McLaren Honda driver Fernando Alonso has left hospital and is now recovering at a family home in Spain after three days hospital observation following his testing accident in Barcelona. He will not be testing this week in Barcelona and we await an update on whether he will be fit […]
The FIA has confirmed that it is to investigate the circumstances surrounding McLaren driver Fernando Alonso’s Barcelona Formula 1 testing accident to find out if lessons can be learned
Double world champion hit the wall at turn three of the Circuit de Catalunya on Sunday and was airlifted to hospital for precautionary checks