Circuit: Catalunya Circuit, Montmelo -4.655 km
Driver: Fernando Alonso
Car: Ferrari F138
Weather: air temperature 7/20°C, track temperature 8/26 °C. Sunny.
Montmelo 20 February – Second day of testing for Scuderia Ferrari and the ten other Formula 1 teams, running at the Catalunya circuit, on the outskirts of Barcelona.
Fernando Alonso was again at the wheel of the F138: the Spaniard did fewer kilometres than on the first day, because of a problem with an exhaust pipe, that prevented him from getting through all the day’s planned programme. Nevertheless, he did 76 laps, the quickest in a time of 1.23.247, acquiring useful data relating to car development and a comparison of the Pirelli tyres.
Testing continues tomorrow at this circuit, again with the Spaniard