News - November 2005
28 November: Formula 1 Testing - Barcelona - Day 1
First day of
testing at Barcelona with only McLaren Mercedes and BMW Sauber present.
Gary Paffett set the fastest time of the day with a
1:20.586 followed by
Alex Wurz and Nikc Heidfeld.
All three drivers ran in interim cars fitted with 2.4 V8 engines.
Alex Wurz' running was affected by a transmission problem followed by a hydraulics
problem. He only managed 10 laps.
Testing continues tomorrow with Williams, Toyota, Red Bull and Toro Rosso joining the test. Toyota will be the first team to run their 2006 F1 contender.
Formula 1 Team notes below
Times according to the Circuit de Catalunya
Lap by Lap times (in pdf provided by Circuit de Catalunya)