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The Formula 1 2015 Pre-Season |OT| The Power of Dreams™

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Ark

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Testing Schedule:

Jerez:

February 1st - February 4th

Barcelona, Circuit de Catalunya:

February 19th - February 22nd
February 26th - March 1st

Teams & Driver line ups:

Mercedes:
- #44 Lewis Hamilton
- #6 Nico Rosberg

Red Bull Racing:
- #3 Daniel Ricciardo
- #26 Daniil Kvyat

Williams:
- #19 Felipe Massa
- #77 Valtteri Bottas

Ferrari:
- #5 Sebastian Vettel
- #7 Kimi Raikkonen

McLaren:
- #14 Fernando Alonso
- #22 Jenson Button

Force India:
- #27 Nico Hulkenberg
- #11 Sergio Perez

Toro Rosso:
- #33 Max Verstappen
- #55 Carlos Sainz Jr

Lotus:
- #8 Romain Grosjean
- #13 Pastor Maldonado

Sauber:
- #9 Marcus Ericsson
- #12 Felipe Nasr

Manor (Marussia):
TBC

Caterham:
TBC

OT sponsored by McLaren-Honda, thus the lack of artistic creativity
 

Reven

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This seasons gonna be good. Super excited to have Honda back. I am kinda sad my man Kobayashi doesn't have a ride this year.
 

Chris R

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That sound is SO GOOD. I love it.

Hope Hammy wins again this year, but I'd rather have him lose than have the mercs be untouchable like last year.
 

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Is it almost a near guarantee that Hamilton is going to crash his car at some point during testing?
 

JadedWriter

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all signs point to yes
I wonder what's going to fail on it this time. 2013 the brakes failed, 2014 the fucking wing fell off, what's next? I don't even remember his McLaren test. Somebody should photoshop a testing fail bingo card for Hamilton.
 

frontieruk

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I wonder what's going to fail on it this time. 2013 the brakes failed, 2014 the fucking wing fell off, what's next? I don't even remember his McLaren test. Somebody should photoshop a testing fail bingo card for Hamilton.

2011 was hydraulics and failed exhaust.
 

Dead Man

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Should be a fun couple months while we find out who will be making the grid for the first race.
 

DrM

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Looks like Mercedes powered teams ran with limited power yesterday - another confirmation to kill those stupid engine rumors.
 

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My body is ready for a 3rd HAM WDC. Hope to see some fierce competition at the front however.
 

DrM

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Drivers for day 2:
Mercedes: Hamilton
Red Bull: Kvyat
Williams: Bottas
Ferrari: Vettel
McLaren: Button
Toro Rosso: Verstappen
Lotus: Maldonado/Grosjean*
Sauber: Nasr

* Lotus will probably begin on Tuesday
 

DrM

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Day 2 od Jerez test is underway
Andrew Benson @andrewbensonf1

F1-wise, Lotus expect to have their car out by lunchtime. Plan had been only to run last two days but things have gone better than expected
 

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Drivers for day 2:
Mercedes: Hamilton
Red Bull: Kvyat
Williams: Bottas
Ferrari: Vettel
McLaren: Button
Toro Rosso: Verstappen
Lotus: Maldonado/Grosjean*
Sauber: Nasr

* Lotus will probably begin on Tuesday

So will Lotus bring Pastor out? If so, that should make things fun. What's the over/under on Pastor making it out of the first test without a crash?

Also interested to see if Hamilton pulls out as many laps as Ros did the other day.
 

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Adam Cooper ‏@adamcooperF1 15m15 minutes ago

'@LewisHamilton just had a quick spin at Turn 3 - I think it was on his out lap - but he got going again

Adam Cooper ‏@adamcooperF1 12m12 minutes ago

A big tyre smoking moment for @MaxVerstappen3 at Turn 5 on his first lap out of the pits with the STR10

Verstappen clearly isn't next Senna, but next Hamilton.
 

Mastah

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Scarbs got it all covered:

Craig Scarborough ‏@ScarbsF1

Mission accomplished, the RB11 with its Dazzle camouflage has been deciphered, all to be revealed later on @autosport

 

DrM

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Looks like Ferrari is doing some engine testing, they are running short stints (3-5 laps) and they are comparing data with those from factory
 
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