F1 News: Barcelona T2 Day 1 – Mclaren

McLaren logoBarcelona test report – day one

Date Thursday February 26 2015
Driver Jenson Button
Location Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya (4.655km)
Laps/km 7/33km
Best lap-time 1m31.479s

Programme The day kicked off with Jenson conducting some aerodynamic tests, which meant he only completed a single timed lap.

After just seven laps, Jenson noted a vibration and brought the car back to the pits, where we discovered a hydraulic leak that required a full power-unit change. The time required to complete the change unfortunately meant that our running for the day was over before lunchtime.

Today’s unofficial testing times
1 Felipe Massa Williams 1m23.500s 103 laps
2 Marcus Ericsson Sauber 1m24.276s 122 laps
3 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1m24.881s 48 laps
4 Daniil Kvyat Red Bull 1m25.947s 75 laps
5 Romain Grosjean Lotus 1m26.177s – 75 laps
6 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1m26.327s 80 laps
7 Carlos Sainz Jnr Toro Rosso 1m26.962s 86 laps
8 Jenson Button McLaren-Honda 1m31.479s 7 laps

What’s next Jenson resumes testing duties again tomorrow.

Test dates Four days (February 26-March 1).

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