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Felipe Massa: “So very difficult to overtake”

A quite-rightly chirpy Felipe Massa came to talk to the assembled media on the first day of the second week of testing in Barcelona.

The TOP DOG for Spain is…

It could be only the one, the only, MAX VERSTAPPEN! Jaap Grolleman shares his joy of seeing the first Dutch F1 race winner.

Barcelona F1 Testing – A Bobblehat’s View

Sarah Merritt heads back to Spain for pre-season testing, and shares some stories from Barcelona.
Kamui Kobayashi

Gallery: Barcelona Testing Day 4

Day 4 in Barcelona saw Kamui Kobayashi complete a massive 145 laps around Circuit de Catalunya for Sauber and finished the day on top of the timesheets, with yesterday's quickest, Pastor Maldonado only a quater of a second down on him.

Button: “Seb is obviously the favourite”

Jenson Button feels Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull will be the pacesetters in 2012, but the gap won't be as big as the start...
Petrov locks up

Gallery: Barcelona Testing Day 3

Day 3 was the day for long runs with Michael Schumacher completing more than any other driver with 127 in total including a 59 lap stint. Here's a fantastic collection of images from the days running. Enjoy.

Perez: “It’s a good starting point”

Sauber's Sergio Perez was upbeat after his second day in the C31 hot seat, but was quick to suggest that developing the Swiss squad's...

Hamilton: “We feel comfortable”

After a whopping 121 laps in Barcelona Lewis Hamilton was happy and, perhaps unsurprisingly, can't wait to get racing in Melbourne next month.

Alonso: “We’re not the fastest, or the slowest”

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso conceded that the new F2012 is "quite complex to understand", but that the Italian marque is gathering more information every time the car takes to the track.
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Gallery: Barcelona Testing Day 2

The second day of testing in Barcelona saw Lewis Hamilton complete an epic 121 laps, some of which he spent pseudo-battling with Vettel.  Hulkenberg,...

Senna: “Still room for improvement”

New Williams driver Bruno Senna was upbeat after the first day's testing in Barcelona on Tuesday, but still thinks the Williams FW34 will get...

Schumacher: “We have good potential”

Mercede's Michael Schumacher was positive after his first day's testing in the new W03. The seven-time World Champion gave a brief press interview at...

The First Corner – What will happen at The Start?

It will be a refreshing change to see Vettel having to battle from the outset, especially when his main rival is likely to be the driver he shares the garage with - but the question is, what will happen?!

Badger’s Barcelona Gallery – Day Three

Mexican rookie Sergio Perez topped day three of the final pre-season test in Barcelona, and as ever we've got a selection of images from the Spanish circuit.

Diary of an F1 Fan: Postcard from Barcelona

A grand prix fan and BadgerGP fan (and Rob Smedley stalker) Jade Gallagher visited Circuit de Catalunya for the Barcelona test in February -...

Barcelona Test – Day Four

Here's our finally gallery of images from Barcelona - for now at least.  What with the cancellation of the Bahrain pre-season test, the teams...

Barcelona Day 1: Vettel Puts Car No.1 in P1 By over 1 second

Today was the first of four days at Catalunya, and as you can see from the timing screen here, Sebastian Vettel fired a warning shot to the rest of the teams and drivers, by stealing Alonso's P1 result in the dying moments of the test - Red Bull are still the team to beat, or so it seems - it's tricky to know how much to read into the timings, but Vettel's lap was over a second clear of Alonso.