Fernando Alonso leads the exams in Abu Dhabi

Exams. December fifteenth. Abu Dhabi

Clear. Dry. Air +24 … 28С, observe +32 … 38С

Initially after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix [который должен был пройти на две недели раньше] it was deliberate to conduct a three-day check of the 18-inch Pirelli tires. However the coronavirus pandemic modified plans, the transition to 18-inch tires was postponed till higher instances, and after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, they determined to conduct “youth” exams.

It did not work out with younger folks both. Main positions within the youth sequence had been already taken by the members of the youth applications, for which the groups developed their very own program, and the youth from the surface had no cash.

Beforehand, youth within the FIA ​​meant riders who had pushed not more than two Grand Prix of their profession. However Renault turned to the FIA ​​with a request to confess the 39-year-old two-time champion Fernando Alonso, a participant within the 312 Grand Prix, to the exams, and the federation unexpectedly agreed. Then the FIA ​​was approached from Ferrari, asking to confess Carlos Sainz, who’s passing to them subsequent yr, to the exams – the federation was refused, however they outlined a proper requirement – everybody who didn’t enter Method 1 final season can take part within the exams.

As well as, the exams had been prohibited from utilizing any elements for 2021. The vehicles needed to absolutely adjust to the 2020 rules, and the riders may solely work with two rubber compounds, having acquired 5 units of Medium tires and two units of Gentle tires every.

Fernando Alonso led many of the day. This yr the Spaniard has labored a number of instances in personal exams with a two-year-old automobile, and right here he acquired the chance to drive a protracted distance behind the wheel of the RS20. Fernando took the lead within the morning, however then Stoffel Vandoorn was quicker and had the most effective time within the night with a lap of 1: 36.333, quicker than Renault’s finest qualifying end result final weekend (Esteban Ocon – 1: 36.359).

The longest distance was lined by the one Russian check participant Robert Shvartsman driving a Ferrari – 129 laps.

Mick Schumacher closed the protocol. Not like the competitors, the Haas F1 solely had one machine. The German additionally had a busy day, the workforce centered on adapting the rider to be able to instantly begin working with the automobile throughout winter exams

Not with out errors and crashes. Buemi, Tsunoda and Zhou discovered themselves off the observe, however with out penalties for the vehicles. A cease on the Roy Nissani circuit resulted in crimson flags.

The 2020 racing program has been accomplished and the groups will now meet on the observe on March 2 when the three-day winter exams kick off in Barcelona.

Take a look at outcomes

Pilot Crew Time Circles Tires
1. F.Alonso Renault 1:36.333 105 C5
2. N.de Vriz Mercedes 1:36.595 110 C5
3.S. Vandorn Mercedes 1:36.840 82 C5
4. R. Kubica Alfa Romeo 1:37.446 89 C5
5. Yu Tsunoda AlphaTauri 1:37.557 123 C5
6. Yu. Vips Pink Bull Racing 1:37.770 101 S4
7. A.Fuoko Ferrari 1:37.817 126 C5
8.Okay. Aylott Alfa Romeo 1:37.826 93 C5
9.G. Yu Zhou Renault 1:37.902 98 C5
10. D. Eytken Williams 1:38.153 78 S4
11. R. Schwartzman Ferrari 1:38.157 129 C5
12.S.Buemi Pink Bull Racing 1:38.284 77 S4
13. M.Sato AlphaTauri 1:38.495 127 S4
14. R. Nissani Williams 1:39.800 75 S4
15.M.Schumacher Haas 1:39.947 125 C5



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