DAY ONE OVERVIEW
|Date||Tuesday 3 December 2019|
|Location||Yas Marina Circuit (5.554km/3.451 miles)|
|Laps/km/miles||125 laps/694.25km/431.38 miles|
LANDO NORRIS, #4
“It’s a Pirelli test so obviously we’ve been trying out lots of tyres today, 2019 and 2020 compounds, and conducting back-to-back comparisons. Short performance runs but also long runs without changing anything on the car so that tyres can be compared.
“But it was also a good day for me to explore different driving styles and techniques. Overall, it’s been a productive day with good mileage achieved and with both the team and I learning a lot. Carlos takes over tomorrow so another opportunity for data gathering for next year.”
ANDREA STELLA, Performance Director
“It’s been a very productive testing day. We’ve run without any problems or delays and we were able to get through our programme, which was very busy. We’re happy that we could conclude it with all the test items having been done.
“We had test items related to measurements with rakes in the first hour, as allowed by the regulations, and then we started to go through the programme associated with understanding candidate tyres for 2020, comparing them with 2019. I think we have very valuable information, and we hope to have another good day tomorrow and finish this season positively.”
TODAY'S OFFICIAL TESTING TIMES
|1||Valtteri Bottas||Mercedes||1:37.124s||138 laps|
|2||Sebastian Vettel||Ferrari||1:37.991s||136 laps|
|3||Daniil Kvyat||Toro Rosso||1:38.183s||72 laps|
|4||Sergio Pérez||Racing Point||1:38.434s||120 laps|
|5||Romain Grosjean||Haas||1:39.526s||146 laps|
|6||Lando Norris||McLaren||1:39.741s||125 laps|
|7||Max Verstappen||Red Bull||1:39.926s||153 laps|
|8||Esteban Ocon||Renault||1:39.962s||77 laps|
|9||George Russell||Williams||1:40.368s||87 laps|
|10||Kimi Räikkönen||Alfa Romeo||1:40.903s||93 laps|
|11||Sean Gelael||Toro Rosso||1:41.640||44 laps|
|12||Roy Nissany||Williams||1:44.760s||41 laps|
Carlos Sainz gets behind the wheel of the MCL34 for the last time on the second and final day of the post-season Abu Dhabi Pirelli tyre test at Yas Marina Circuit.
Two days (Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 December).
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