- F1 Abu Dhabi tyre testing results
- New Ferrari driver Leclerc tops final 2018 test session in Abu Dhabi
- Abu Dhabi F1 test: Ferrari's Charles Leclerc beats Vettel benchmark
F1 Abu Dhabi tyre testing results
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Mir to return to action at test after lung injury MotoGP. Porsche legend Piech dies aged 82 WEC. Haas ends its split-specification experiments F1. Newgarden hits out at Ferrucci over late spin IndyCar. Lorenzo "out of danger" after "survival" return MotoGP. Sainz: Not enough top F1 cars for top drivers F1. Charles Leclerc started life as a Ferrari Formula 1 driver by beating Sebastian Vettel's Tuesday benchmark and topping the times as the second day of testing began in Abu Dhabi.
The Mercedes driver set a 1m Max Verstappen lapped six tenths slower than Bottas, which was enough to briefly elevate the Red Bull ahead of Vettel as well before Vettel improved in the final hour to get back ahead, 0. Sergio Perez, the busiest driver of the morning at 61 laps, and Nico Hulkenberg completed the top five for Racing Point Force India and Renault respectively. He made it back to the pits under his own steam but the session was briefly halted to repair the barriers. That was the second red flag of an interrupted morning, with the first caused by Pietro Fittipaldi after almost two hours.
Life as a Ferrari race driver got off to the perfect start for Charles Leclerc as he set the fastest time on the second day of tyre testing in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. The two-day Pirelli tyre test came to a close at Yas Marina, with all of the teams enjoying productive days. Gasly posted a 1m However, Gasly did have a tyre advantage as his time came on the version of the hypersoft tyre, compared to ultrasofts for Verstappen. Force India had split driving duties on the opening day of the test, but on Wednesday Lance Stroll was able to carry out a full day of running for the team. For the second day in a row the Canadian finished third fastest, with his best lap just over 0.
Mir to return to action at test after lung injury MotoGP. Porsche legend Piech dies aged 82 WEC. Haas ends its split-specification experiments F1. Newgarden hits out at Ferrucci over late spin IndyCar. Lorenzo "out of danger" after "survival" return MotoGP. Sainz: Not enough top F1 cars for top drivers F1. Only drastic change would take Russell from Williams F1.
New Ferrari driver Leclerc tops final 2018 test session in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi F1 test: Ferrari's Charles Leclerc beats Vettel benchmark
A number of drivers will be changing teams in Abu Dhabi for the final F1 test running of the year ahead of their moves. The curtain may have been drawn on the Formula 1 season in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, but there are still two more days of official running to go this year with the post-season Pirelli tyre test at the Yas Marina Circuit. All 10 teams will stay on in Abu Dhabi to complete running on Tuesday and Wednesday, marking the first collective running with Pirelli's tyre compounds. The test will see a number of drivers change teams early ahead of moves for , while a handful of youngsters are also set to feature. Charles Leclerc will complete his first test for Ferrari since being confirmed in a race seat, while Kimi Raikkonen will make his return to Sauber ahead of his move in the opposite direction.
Mercedes only fielded one car with Valtteri Bottas driving in both days of the test to finish third-fastest overall. The test involved the cars on Pirelli tyres, with numerous drivers testing for their new squads for the first time. Max Verstappen was narrowly quicker than Pierre Gasly, who drove on Wednesday. Russell drove on both days of the test. View the discussion thread.