2019 Barcelona Pre-Season Test 1 Live

21 February, 2019 - 16:19

Norris pumps in his best time of the day so far but he remains 11th in the order. 

21 February, 2019 - 16:16

Renault says it is investigating the issue that forced Hulkenberg's stoppage. 

21 February, 2019 - 16:15

Magnussen gets his braking point a bit wrong into Turn 10 and runs wide, using the run off area before rejoining and heading into the pitlane. 

21 February, 2019 - 16:12

Bottas and Magnussen are the first drivers to head back out on the resumption of running here in Barcelona. Less than an hour to go! Will we see any late drama or glory runs to steal the headlines at the end of the first test?

21 February, 2019 - 16:09

Hulkenberg's Renault has now been recovered and we are back to green flag conditions. 

21 February, 2019 - 16:04

Hulkenberg says he "does not know" what the issue was but he was informed by Renault to stop his car over team radio. 

21 February, 2019 - 16:04
21 February, 2019 - 16:03

Replays show Hulkenberg slowed in coming into the final complex of corners towards the end of the lap. We are now into the final hour of running, but it looks like Renault's day might be done!

21 February, 2019 - 15:58

Red flag - it's new pacesetter Hulkenberg who has ground to a halt in his Renault. 

21 February, 2019 - 15:49

Just five drivers left on circuit as we head ever closer to the final hour of running this week. Hulkenberg, Albon, Giovinazzi and Magnussen are the drivers running at the moment. 

21 February, 2019 - 15:43
21 February, 2019 - 15:42

Hulkenberg's time, perhaps not surprisingly, was set on Pirelli's fastest tyre compound - the C5. 

21 February, 2019 - 15:39

Hulkenberg goes fastest! He turns in a 1m17.393s to put Renault top of the timesheets.

21 February, 2019 - 15:32
21 February, 2019 - 15:29

Hulkenberg is the man on the move at the moment. He's put his Renault up to sixth place after posting a 1m18.248s. 

21 February, 2019 - 15:19
21 February, 2019 - 15:18

Russell continues to improve as he dips into the 1m20s and pulls clear of Kubica. 

21 February, 2019 - 15:16
21 February, 2019 - 15:12

Bottas also finds improvement but stays third. His latest lap included the outright best final sector time. 

21 February, 2019 - 15:10

On his second timed-lap, Russell now moves ahead of Kubica on a 1m21.287s.