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2 Lewis Hamilton 18
3 Max Verstappen 15
4 Sebastian Vettel 12
5 Charles Leclerc 10
6 Kevin Magnussen 8
7 Nico Hulkenberg 6
8 Kimi Raikkonen 4
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11 Pierre Gasly 0
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13 Sergio Perez 0
14 Alexander Albon 0
15 Antonio Giovinazzi 0
16 George Russell 0
17 Robert Kubica 0

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POS CONSTRUCTOR PTS
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3 Red Bull 15
4 Haas 8
5 Renault 6
6 Alfa Romeo 4
7 Racing Poin 2
8 Toro Rosso 1
9 McLaren 0
10 Williams 0
 

Pirelli summarizes 2019 F1 tire performance

They made it more confusing for the fans
Thursday, February 21, 2019

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HOW TO TELL THE FIVE COMPOUNDS APART IN TESTING

“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.

"As far as testing goes, there are many variables that need to be taken into account when it comes to making comparisons with previous years here. There are new 2019 regulations with different aerodynamics and heavier cars, and we’ve also noted that the track surface in Barcelona has matured since last year, becoming more abrasive and offering more mechanical grip.

"Having said that, we’ve seen a very impressive level of reliability and performance from the cars so far, helped by generally favorable weather. As usual, the emphasis during the first test tends to be on reliability and validation: next week we should see the teams focus more on performance and explore the full capabilities of the 2019 P Zero Formula 1 range.”

Isola released Pirelli's estimations for the five compounds at Barcelona. The compounds range from C1 to C5, increasing in grip level and performance through the range:

* The C2 is between 0.8s and 1s faster than the C1
* The C3 is 0.7s faster than the C2
* The C4 is 0.6s faster than the C3
* The C5 is 0.6s faster than the C4

BEST TIMES AND COMPOUNDS

OVERALL – FEBRUARY 18–21

DRIVER TEAM TIME COMPOUND
Hulkenberg Renault 1m17.393s (Day 4) C5
Albon Toro Rosso 1m17.637s (Day 4) C5
Kvyat Toro Rosso 1m17.704s (Day 3) C5
Raikkonen Alfa Romeo 1m17.762s (Day 3) C5
Ricciardo Renault 1m17.785s (Day 4) C5
Bottas Mercedes 1m17.857s (Day 4) C5
Hamilton Mercedes 1m17.977s (Day 4) (C4)
Leclerc Ferrari 1m18.046s (Day 4) (C3)
Vettel Ferrari 1m18.161s (Day 1) (C3)
Norris McLaren 1m18.431s (Day 4) (C4)
Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo 1m18.511s (Day 4) (C3)
Sainz McLaren 1m18.558s (Day 1) (C4)
Grosjean Haas 1m18.563s (Day 4) (C3)
Magnussen Haas 1m18.720s (Day 4) (C3)
Gasly Red Bull 1m18.780s (Day 4) (C3)
Verstappen Red Bull 1m18.787s (Day 3) (C3)
Fittipaldi Haas 1m19.249s (Day 3) (C4)
Stroll Racing Point 1m19.664s (Day 4) (C2)
Perez Racing Point 1m19.944s (Day 1) (C3)
Russell Williams 1m20.997s (Day 4) (C3)
Kubica Williams 1m21.542s (Day 4) (C2)

DAY 1 – FEBRUARY 18

DRIVER TEAM TIME COMPOUND
Vettel Ferrari 1m18.161s (C3)
Sainz McLaren 1m18.558s (C4)
Grosjean Haas 1m19.159s (C3)
Verstappen Red Bull 1m19.426s (C3)
Raikkonen Alfa Romeo 1m19.462s (C3)
Kvyat Toro Rosso 1m19.464s (C4)
Perez Racing Point 1m19.944s (C3)
Bottas Mercedes 1m20.127s (C2)
Hamilton Mercedes 1m20.135s (C2)
Hulkenberg Renault 1m20.980s (C2)
Ricciardo Renault 1m20.983s (C2)

DAY 2 – FEBRUARY 19

DRIVER TEAM TIME COMPOUND
Leclerc Ferrari 1m18.247s (C3)
Norris McLaren 1m18.553s (C4)
Magnussen Haas 1m19.206s (C3)
Albon Toro Rosso 1m19.301s (C4)
Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo 1m19.312s (C4)
Bottas Mercedes 1m19.535s (C3)
Gasly Red Bull 1m19.814s (C3)
Hulkenberg Renault 1m19.837s (C3)
Ricciardo Renault 1m19.886s (C3)
Hamilton Mercedes 1m19.928s (C3)
Stroll Racing Point 1m20.433s (C3)
Fittipaldi Haas 1m21.849s (C3)

DAY 3 – FEBRUARY 20

DRIVER TEAM TIME COMPOUND
Kvyat Toro Rosso 1m17.704s C5
Raikkonen Alfa Romeo 1m17.762s C5
Ricciardo Renault 1m18.164s (C4)
Vettel Ferrari 1m18.350s (C3)
Verstappen Red Bull 1m18.787s (C3)
Hulkenberg Renault 1m18.800s (C4)
Grosjean Haas 1m19.060s (C3)
Fittipaldi Haas 1m19.249s (C4)
Sainz McLaren 1m19.354s (C3)
Perez Racing Point 1m20.102s (C3)
Bottas Mercedes 1m20.693s (C3)
Hamilton Mercedes 1m20.818s PROTO
Russell Williams 1m25.625s (C3)

DAY 4 – FEBRUARY 21

DRIVER TEAM TIME COMPOUND
Hulkenberg Renault 1m17.393s C5
Albon Toro Rosso 1m17.637s C5
Ricciardo Renault 1m17.785s C5
Bottas Mercedes 1m17.857s C5
Hamilton Mercedes 1m17.977s (C4)
Leclerc Ferrari 1m18.046s (C3)
Norris McLaren 1m18.431s (C4)
Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo 1m18.511s (C3)
Grosjean Haas 1m18.563s (C3)
Magnussen Haas 1m18.720s (C3)
Gasly Red Bull 1m18.780s (C3)
Stroll Racing Point 1m19.664s (C2)
Russell Williams 1m20.997s (C3)
Kubica Williams 1m21.542s (C2)

2020 Tire DEVELOPMENT TEST CALENDAR

CIRCUIT DATE SLICK/WET TEAM(S)
Bahrain April 2-3 Slick Toro Rosso – McLaren
Barcelona May 14-15 Slick Ferrari – Racing Point
Paul Ricard May 28-29 Wet Ferrari (1 day) –
Red Bull (2 days)
Spielberg July 2-3 Slick Alfa Romeo
Silverstone July 16-17 Slick Red Bull – Williams
Paul Ricard September 10-11 Slick Mercedes

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