F1 2020 Pre-Season Testing: Week 1 Statistics

F1 2020 Pre-Season Testing: Week 1 Statistics

From the fastest times for each driver and team to the most laps completed each day, here are all the statistics from the first week of pre-season testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya!


Reports from each day

Here’s a summary of what happened on each day of the first week of testing. Click on each day to read the full report:

Day 1: Day 1 of pre-season testing saw Lewis Hamilton lead a Mercedes 1-2, with the team also completing the most laps.

Day 2: As Mercedes raised eyebrows with their innovative DAS system, Alfa Romeo set the fastest lap time of the day.

Day 3: There were plenty of red flags as the lap times tumbled at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.


Fastest time each day

Here is the fastest lap set on each of the first four days of testing:

Day Driver Lap Time Tyre
1 Lewis Hamilton 1:16.976 C2
2 Kimi Raikkonen 1:17.091 C5
3 Valtteri Bottas 1:15.732 C5

Driver Fastest laps

Here is the fastest lap set by each driver over the first four days of testing:

  Driver Team Time Tyre Day
1 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:15.732 C5 Day 3
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:16.516 C5 Day 3
3 Kimi Raikkonen Alfa Romeo 1:17.091 C5 Day 2
4 Esteban Ocon Renault 1:17.102 C4 Day 3
5 Lance Stroll Racing Point 1:17.338 C4 Day 3
6 Sergio Perez Racing Point 1:17.347 C3 Day 2
7 Daniil Kvyat AlphaTauri 1:17.427 C4 Day 3
8 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo 1:17.469 C4 Day 3
9 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:17.516 C3 Day 1
10 Daniel Ricciardo Renault 1:17.574 C3 Day 3
11 Carlos Sainz McLaren 1:17.842 C3 Day 1
12 Alex Albon Red Bull 1:17.912 C2 Day 2
13 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri 1:18.121 C2 Day 2
14 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:18.154 C4 Day 2
15 George Russell Williams 1:18.168 C3 Day 1
16 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:18.289 C3 Day 1
17 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:18.380 C3 Day 3
18 Nicholas Latifi Williams 1:18.382 C4 Day 1
19 Robert Kubica Alfa Romeo 1:18.386 C3 Day 1
20 Lando Norris McLaren 1:18.454 C3 Day 3
21 Kevin Magnussen Haas 1:18.466 C3 Day 1

Team Fastest laps

Here is the fastest lap set by each team over the first four days of testing:

  Driver Team Time Tyre Day
1 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:15.732 C5 Day 3
2 Kimi Raikkonen Alfa Romeo 1:17.091 C5 Day 2
3 Esteban Ocon Renault 1:17.102 C4 Day 3
4 Lance Stroll Racing Point 1:17.338 C4 Day 3
5 Daniil Kvyat AlphaTauri 1:17.427 C4 Day 3
6 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:17.516 C3 Day 1
7 Carlos Sainz McLaren 1:17.842 C3 Day 1
8 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:18.154 C4 Day 2
9 George Russell Williams 1:18.168 C3 Day 1
10 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:18.380 C3 Day 3

Lap Counts

Here are the laps completed by each driver on each day of the first week of testing:

Driver Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 TOTAL
1 Lewis Hamilton 94 106 73 273
2 Max Verstappen 168 86 254
3 Carlos Sainz 161 76 237
4 Antonio Giovinazzi 79 152 231
5 Valtteri Bottas 79 77 65 221
6 Alex Albon 134 83 217
7 Pierre Gasly 147 59 206
8 Romain Grosjean 158 48 206
9 Sergio Perez 58 145 203
10 Daniel Ricciardo 56 41 93 190
11 Esteban Ocon 62 52 76 190
12 George Russell 73 116 189
13 Lando Norris 137 49 186
14 Charles Leclerc 132 49 181
15 Daniil Kvyat 116 62 178
16 Sebastian Vettel 73 100 173
17 Lance Stroll 52 116 168
18 Nicholas Latifi 63 72 135
19 Kimi Raikkonen 134 134
20 Kevin Magnussen 106 4 110
21 Robert Kubica 59 59

Here are the laps completed by each team on each day of the first week of testing:

Team Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Laps Complete
1 Mercedes 173 183 138 494
2 Red Bull 168 134 169 471
3 Alfa Romeo 138 134 152 424
4 McLaren 161 137 125 423
5 AlphaTauri 116 147 121 384
6 Renault 118 93 169 380
7 Racing Point 110 145 116 371
8 Ferrari 132 122 100 354
9 Williams 136 116 72 324
10 Haas 106 158 52 316

2020 v 2019 Lap Times

Here’s how each team’s best lap time from Week 1 of 2020 pre-season testing compares to their best lap from last year’s eight days of testing:

  Best 2019 Time Best 2020 Time Difference
Mercedes 1:16.224 1:15.732 -0.492
Racing Point 1:17.556 1:17.338 -0.218
Alfa Romeo 1:17.239 1:17.091 -0.148
Williams 1:18.130 1:18.168 +0.038
Renault 1:16.843 1:17.102 +0.259
Red Bull 1:17.091 1:17.516 +0.425
AlphaTauri 1:16.882 1:17.427 +0.545
McLaren 1:16.913 1:17.842 +0.929
Haas 1:17.076 1:18.380 +1.304
Ferrari 1:16.221 1:18.154 +1.933

Pre-season testing resumes next week. Follow @LightsOutF1Blog on Twitter for live updates.

 






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