Alonso on track with Renault
The return of the double world champion
Today is an important day for the Renault team as Fernando Alonso takes his first laps in last year’s R27.
After winning back to back titles with the R25 and R26 packages, Alonso moved to McLaren last year taking four victories and finishing third in the championship. Renault did not win a race last year and scored just one podium positions courtesy of Heikki Kovalainen at Fuji.
Positive start for BMW Sauber
First laps for Kubica in Valencia
The maiden laps of the BMW Sauber’s new car went off according to plan. The doors of the pit garage opened at 12.00, and seven minutes later Robert Kubica emerged with the BMW Sauber F1.08 for its first installation lap on the Valencia circuit.