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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

McLaren Ensure Absent on Thursday

McLaren team decided to not follow the official practice session on Thursday (10/3/11) in Barcelona. They will replace it when completing the program on Saturday (12/3/11).

In accordance with the plan, formal training in Barcelona will take place starting on Tuesday (8/3/11) through Saturday. However, unlike its rivals, based in the Woking team will only go down to the track on Tuesday and Wednesday, then back again on Friday and Saturday. They missed practice on Thursday.

According to McLaren, there was no reason for that detail about the decision. However, it is suspected they just wanted to "rest" one day instead of having to exercise for five consecutive days.

In practice today, Jenson Button will go down to the track to undergo final testing. 2009 world champion will be returned to the show on Friday. While team-mate, Lewis Hamilton, will perform at the track on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Heidfeld fastest in first session

In the first session of the last pre-season test 2011 (at 11.00 local time), there were six riders that appear. Renault racer GP, Nick Heidfeld, became the fastest after recording the best time of 1 minute 26.465 seconds at the Circuit de Catalunya is dusty.

- The first session of preseason testing F1

    1. Nick Heidfeld Lotus Renault-Renault 1m 26.465s GP
    2. Sergio Perez Sauber-Ferrari 1m 26.789s
    3. Mark Webber Red Bull Racing-Renault 1m 27.411s
    4. Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1m 28.971s
    5. Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 1m 29.149s
    6. Davide Valsecchi Team Lotus-Renault 1m 31.040s

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