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1 Lewis Hamilton 408
2 Sebastian Vettel 320
3 Kimi Raikkonen 251
4 Max Verstappen 249
5 Valtteri Bottas 247
6 Daniel Ricciardo 170
7 Nico Hulkenberg 69
8 Sergio Perez 62
9 Kevin Magnussen 56
10 Carlos Sainz 53
11 Fernando Alonso 50
12 Esteban Ocon 49
13 Charles Leclerc 39
14 Romain Grosjean 37
15 Pierre Gasly 29
16 Stoffel Vandoorne 12
17 Marcus Ericsson 9
18 Lance Stroll 6
19 Brendon Hartley 4
20 Sergey Sirotkin 1

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3 RED BULL 419

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Scenes from F1 Testing in Barcelona Day 4
  by Federico Basile for
Using the softest C5 tires Pirelli makes, Nico Hulkenberg gave Renault something to pound their chest about as the F1 teams wrapped up week #1 testing in Barcelona. In fact the four fastest times were set on the C5 tires with Lewis Hamilton rounding out the top-5 for Mercedes on a set of C4 tires.  All five were in the 1m17s bracket. Federico Basile was there to snap these photos for
Pirelli summarizes 2019 F1 tire performance
  They made it more confusing for the fans
It’s still early days, but so far the tires seem to be performing largely as we expected, with a performance gap of around 0.6 to 0.7 seconds between each compound. In more detail, it’s something around 0.6 seconds between C2 and C3 so far, and roughly the same gap between C3 and C4, which were the most used tires in this session. Due to the cool conditions this week, there was a bit of graining as expected, which should disappear when temperatures become warmer during the actual season.
Scenes from F1 Testing in Barcelona Day 3
  by Federico Basile for
Using the softest tires Pirelli makes, Daniil Kvyat topped the third day of Formula 1 pre-season testing for Toro Rosso after edging out Alfa Romeo’s Kimi Raikkonen who also used the soft C5 tires. Taking advantage of 'happy hour' temperatures, Kvyat managed to set the fastest time of pre-season so far in the process. Federico Basile was there for to capture these fantastic photos.
Scenes from F1 Testing in Barcelona Day 2
  by Federico Basile for
Ferrari's Charles Leclerc's time from prior to lunch survived a soft tire onslaught from Lando Norris and McLaren to give Ferrari top time for the second day running. Leclerc lapped within 1/10th of a second of Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel’s Monday time in the opening session at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on Tuesday, recording a lap of 1m18.247s before lunch. Federico Basile was there for and snapped these photos.
Scenes from F1 Testing in Barcelona Day 1
  Federico Basile for
Sebastian Vettel's morning time in the SF-90 Ferrari was enough to beat McLaren driver Carlos Sainz Jr on the opening day of preseason testing in Barcelona. Vettel set a 1m18.161s in the morning session on the C3 tires - the middle compound in Pirelli's testing range to Sainz’s 1m18.558s – only 0.397s slower than Vettel but his time was set on softer rubber. Our Federico Basile was there to bring you all these photos.
Ferrari reveal their 2019 car
  SF90 F1 Challenger
The Ferrari SF90 (design code 670) is the sixty fifth single-seater built by Ferrari to compete in the Formula 1 World Championship. The car has been produced based on the new regulations, which have required various changes compared to the 2018 car. Among the most obvious changes are those to the front and rear wings. The front wing is wider and boasts simpler aerodynamic profiles, while the rear is wider and higher.
McLaren Unveils 2019 MCL34
  Alongside New 2019 Driver Line-Up
McLaren Racing today presented its first all-new Formula 1 driver line-up in 12 years, as Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris watched 34 of their McLaren team-mates unveil the MCL34, the team’s 2019 race car, ahead of pre-season testing next week. The concept and design process of the 2019 McLaren MCL34, powered by the Renault E-Tech 19 engine, focuses on laying the foundations for development of the car throughout the season.
First pictures of Alfa Romeo 2019 F1 car on track
  By Federico Basile/
Alfa Romeo Racing's 2019 Formula 1 car is pictured here on-track for the first time at a shakedown in Italy. The team is using one of its two allowed promotional events to run the car ahead of pre-season testing next week. These first images from Fiorano - captured by Federico Basile for shows Kimi Raikkonen behind the wheel of the Alfa Romeo with Ferrari power, in a black-and-red camouflage livery.
Racing Point unveils 2019 livery and title sponsor
  New team Name: SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team
SportPesa, the growing global technology and entertainment company, has today been announced as the new title partner for Racing Point, with the team now known as SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team. The announcement, alongside a reveal of the team’s new car livery, was made during their pre-season launch event, held during the Canadian International Auto Show; the first ever Formula One team launch in Canada
Red Bull RB15 breaks cover
  All the F1 cars looking the same this year
The Aston Martin Red Bull Racing RB15 has been unleashed. Donning a one-off livery, the RB15 drives the team into a new era thanks to the arrival of Honda power and an exciting new driver pairing. Driven for the first time by Max Verstappen and eagerly watched by Pierre Gasly, the RB15 breaks cover today at the team’s official filming day at Silverstone Circuit.
Mercedes F1 unveils 2019 W10 car
  The Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+ completed its first laps at the Silverstone
With a little over four weeks to go until the start of the 2019 FIA Formula One season, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport today completed the first laps with its 2019 challenger. Named the Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+, the 2019 contender ran on the 2.98 km Silverstone International Circuit this morning with Valtteri Bottas behind the wheel, to be followed by Lewis Hamilton this afternoon.
Renault launches its 2019 F1 livery
  Won't see RS19 until next week at Barcelona test
Renault Sport F1 launched its 2019 F1 world championship car livery today, introducing the team that it hopes will bring it closer to Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull. The launch of the 2019 Formula 1 livery took place at Renault's base in Enstone, England. Nico Hulkenberg and Cyril Abiteboul were joined by new signing Daniel Ricciardo on the presentation podium.
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