Young Driver Test: 1 - 3 December 2009

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Young Driver Test: 1 - 3 December 2009

Post by Ed » Tue Nov 24, 2009 11:33 pm

F1 testing is banned until the end of the year however three days of 'young driver' testing is allowed by the current F1 regulations. Only drivers with less than three races of F1 experience are eligible

The teams have agreed to test for 3 days at Jerez from the 1st to the 3rd of December.

Here is the expected lineup so far:

Brawn GP (Mercedes): Mike Conway (UK), Marcus Ericsson (Sweden)
Red Bull: Daniel Ricciardo (Australia)
Ferrari: Daniel Zampieri & Marco Zipoli (Italy), Pablo Sanchez Lopez (Mexico), Jules Bianchi (France)
Williams: Nico Hulkenberg (Germany), Andy Soucek (Spain)
BMW-Sauber: Alexander Rossi (USA), Esteban Gutierrez (Mexico)
Renault: Bertrand Baguette (Belgium), Lucas di Grassi (Brazil), Ho-Pin Tung (China)
Toro Rosso: Brendon Hartley (New Zealand), Mirko Bortolotti (Italy)
Force India: Paul di Resta (UK), JR Hildebrand (USA)

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Post by Ed » Wed Dec 02, 2009 10:51 pm

First day of testing at Jerez:

Position Driver Constructor Time Laps

1 Andy Soucek Williams 1m19.158 87
2 Paul di Resta Force India F1 1m19.369 46
3 Gary Paffett Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1m19.426 54
4 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing 1m19.534 113
5 Jules Bianchi Ferrari 1m19.626 91
6 Mike Conway Mercedes GP 1m19.920 58
7 Alexander Rossi BMW Sauber 1m20.227 82
8 Marcus Ericsson Mercedes GP 1m20.333 50
9 Bertrand Baguette Renault 1m20.511 105
10 JR Hildebrand Force India 1m20.537 49
11 Oliver Turvey Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1m20.856 27
12 Brendon Hartley Scuderia Toro Rosso 1m21.325 69

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Post by Ed » Thu Dec 03, 2009 1:50 pm

Second day of testing at Jerez:

Position Driver Constructor Time Laps

1 Gary Paffett Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1m18.718 80
2 Nico Hulkenberg Williams 1m19.184 94
3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing 1m19.243 92
4 Paul di Resta Force India F1 1m19.411 58
5 Esteban Gutierrez BMW Sauber 1m20.190 68
6 Mike Conway Mercedes GP 1m20.222 83
7 Marcus Ericsson Mercedes GP 1m20.440 37
8 JR Hildebrand Force India F1 1m20.517 49
9 Jules Bianchi Ferrari 1m20.586 113
10 Lucas di Grassi Renault 1m20.898 54
11 Ho-Pin Tung Renault 1m21.492 67
12 Mirko Bortolotti Scuderia Toro Rosso 1m21.761 79

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Post by Snowy » Thu Dec 03, 2009 9:08 pm

Day 3 12:00cet

1. D. Ricciardo_______________1:17.418__31
2. N. Hülkenberg______________1:19.226__27
3. M. Conway________________1:19.413__40
4. O. Turvey_________________1:19.600__22
5. J. Hildebrand______________1:19.873__26
6. L. Di Grassi_______________1:20.687__37
7. B. Baguette_______________1:21.096__9
8. M. Zipoli__________________1:21.725__40
9. M. Bortolotti______________1:23.271__29

Daniel Ricciardo is really on a roll! :D

Button's best time at Jerez back in March was 1:17:844
Lewis Hamilton & Jenson Button World Champions :)

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Post by Ed » Fri Dec 04, 2009 4:50 pm

3rd and final day for the young drivers test at Jerez:

Position Driver Constructor Time Laps

1 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing 1m17.418 77
2 Paul di Resta Force India F1 1m18.736 53
3 Gary Paffett Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1m18.746 59
4 Mike Conway Mercedes GP 1m19.096 77
5 Nico Hulkenberg Williams 1m19.226 106
6 Bertrand Baguette BMW Sauber 1m19.356 70
7 Oliver Turvey Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1m19.358 32
8 Marcus Ericsson Mercedes GP 1m19.382 49
9 Lucas di Grassi Renault 1m19.602 123
10 JR Hildebrand Force India F1 1m19.873 41
11 Pablo Sanchez Lopez Ferrari 1m21.068 39
12 Daniel Zampieri Ferrari 1m21.279 42
13 Marco Zipoli Ferrari 1m21.725 41
14 Brendon Hartley Scuderia Toro Rosso 1m22.493 50
15 Mirko Bortolotti Scuderia Toro Rosso 1m23.271 34
16 Ho-Pin Tung Renault 1m32.477 4 (damp)

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