F1 2011 Preview

Each year I attend the pre-season Formula One test at Barcelona, and this always prompts the following question from friends: What is going to happen this season? The following are my own thoughts and observations based on what I saw….

Barcelona Testing: Day Four

We checked out of the hotel bright and early on Monday morning, all refreshed and raring to go after good tapas and sleep the previous evening, and arrived at the circuit just after 9am. The weather conditions were much better…

Barcelona Testing: Day Three

We had an even later start this morning but, thanks to overnight rain and a red flag caused by Maldonado spinning off, we missed very little track action by the time we had arrived at the circuit at 10am. The…

Barcelona Testing: Day Two

Today was a long day. The early start the previous day, and the fact it is actually a weekend after a week of work, meant that we were quite tired. We arrived at the circuit just after 10am and the…

Barcelona Testing: Day One

The trip began with a very, very early start. Barcelona was mostly booked out because of some mobile technology conference, so we decided to get up at 4am in order to get the 7.35am flight from Heathrow and then go…