The Barcelona Test: Day Four Recap

Thursday marked the fourth and final day of the first Barcelona test. It was the first day of wet running for teams:

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Trucks dumped water all of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya to give the teams some wet running

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The Barcelona Test: Day Two Recap

Day two of testing is now in the books. Here is a team-by-team review of the day’s action. Click or tap the team you want to navigate directly to: Continue reading “The Barcelona Test: Day Two Recap”

The Barcelona Test: Day One Recap

Preseason testing began at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya this morning, marking an end to the winter break. Formula One fans rejoiced as they had their first opportunity to see the 2017 cars on track. While lap times cannot be taken at face value alone, we can take some insight from today’s running. Here is a team-by-team evaluation: Continue reading “The Barcelona Test: Day One Recap”

2017 Cars Ranked

I have ranked the ten cars contesting the 2017 F1 championship from worst to best below. The rankings take only livery and car shape into account, and are purely for fun. Drop your top ten in the comments or tweet me @kevinbossonf1.

10. Force India VJM10

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Scuderia Toro Rosso STR12 Launched!

Scuderia Toro Rosso have changed their image this year. Gone is the dark blue livery with the hand painted bull, replaced by a vibrant blue and red scheme that is sure to stand out on the grid:

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STR have delivered a striking livery for 2017

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2017 Team by Team Preview 

Mercedes AMG Petronas

Drivers: Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas

The Brackley based team begins 2017 as the reigning drivers’ and constructors’ champion for the third year running. Times have changed, however, as Nico Rosberg shocked the paddock by announcing his retirement right after winning the drivers’ championship in Abu Dhabi. Mercedes did well to sign Bottas from Williams to replace Rosberg but much remains unknown. He has never driven in a front running car. Will Hamilton destroy Bottas, or will the Finn keep his cool and hold his own?

Check out the Mercedes W08 EQ Power+
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