F1 » Jerez F1 test times – day four: 10 February – 5pm


Fernando Alonso holds on to day four - if not whole test -honours despite covering smallest distance of the day, as Sebastian Vettel's recovery from early problems nets only third spot on the timesheet. The paddock now packs up to decamp to Barcelona in two weeks time....

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ronsgoldenboy

February 10, 2012 5:37 PM

@ i luv chicken

The BBC1 Technical analyst for 2012 seems to think that Alonso's fast time was down to Ferrari running on low fuel to mask there disappointing testing over the four days, so you could have a point.

richard

February 10, 2012 6:03 PM

ronnie. many cars had low fuel runs. but ferrari put a lot of new bits and blbs on their car. including new exhausts, new turning vanes etc, so it is hard to say where the time came from. i think that a good time would be in the 1 15---1 16 sec range. the track was very cold today.

blzbub

February 10, 2012 6:48 PM

Alonso, according to Ted Kravitz drove into the pits, selected reverse and near parallel parked his Ferrari into the garage, before saying that Ferrari understood 20 per cent of what they need to understand for the car.

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