Romain Grosjean fastest again on second day of F1 testing at Barcelona
Romain Grosjean has become the first driver to go fastest on two separate days in pre-season Formula 1 testing, topping the times on the second day in Barcelona.
[U]<font face='Courier New'><font color='DarkGreen'>Barcelona PreSeason Testing 2</font>
<font color='DarkSlateBlue'>Day 2</font>
<font color='RoyalBlue'>Afternoon Session</font></font>[/U]
<font color='Navy'>Pos Driver Team Time Gap Laps</font>
1. Grosjean Lotus 1m22.614s 123
2. Vergne Toro Rosso 1m23.126s +0.512 31
3. Vettel Red Bull 1m23.361s +0.747 85
4. Alonso Ferrari 1m23.447s +0.833 124
5. Kovalainen Caterham 1m23.828s +1.214 104
6. Kobayashi Sauber 1m23.836s +1.222 77
7. Hulkenberg Force India 1m23.893s +1.279 33
8. Schumacher Mercedes 1m23.978s +1.364 79
9. Hamilton McLaren 1m24.111s +1.497 65
10. Senna Williams 1m24.925s +2.311 48
11. Maldonado Williams 1m25.801s +3.187 20
FOTA planning to hold a series of Fans' Forums in 2012
FOTA is now planning to hold a series of Fans' Forums this year following the success of its latest event in Barcelona earlier this week.
Lewis Hamilton confident McLaren in very good shape for start of 2012 Formula 1 season
Lewis Hamilton says McLaren has nothing to fear from rivals' upgrades as top teams prepare to introduce their final pre-season developments at Barcelona this weekend.
Ferrari's Pat Fry says team in 'reasonable' form after day two of F1 testing
Ferrari technical director Pat Fry believes his team is in 'reasonable' shape for the start of the season, although admits that it must keep working hard to improve its position.
Sebastian Vettel reserving judgement as Red Bull prepares to fit final pre-Melbourne major upgrades
Sebastian Vettel expects to have a clearer understanding of the RB8 car he will begin the defence his double world crown with when Red Bull fits a major update package to a new chassis for team-mate Mark Webber to drive at Barcelona on Saturday.
Romain Grosjean pleased with Lotus's long-run pace after second day of F1 testing
Romain Grosjean declared himself satisfied with the progress made by the Lotus team after topping the timesheets for the second day in a row at Barcelona on Friday.
Michael Schumacher says Mercedes needs to improve tyre degradation
Michael Schumacher has revealed that tyre degradation is an area where Mercedes must improve, as well as admitting that some of the team's chief rivals were getting better mileage out of the Pirelli rubber.
Maldonado confident upgrades are working
Pastor Maldonado says Williams will work on its long run pace at the remaining two days of testing, but is confident ahead of the season-opener at Melbourne.
Vergne ready for grand prix debut
Jean-Eric Vergne says that he feels ready to take part in his first ever grand prix after completing his pre-season testing schedule.
Hulkenberg hampered by driveline issue
Nico Hulkenberg admitted he was a bit frustrated to miss out on the afternoon of his penultimate day of pre-season testing due to a driveline issue.