Final 2014 pre-season test in statistics

Final 2014 pre-season test in statistics

Winter testing for the 2014 Formula 1 season has come to an end. Next stop, Melbourne for the first round of the season in Australia.458604396-285317232014

The final pre-season test, like the previous four-day event in Bahrain, was an intriguing one with teams suffering mixed fortunes as they concluded their preparations for the up-coming season. Here are some statistics from the last winter test, including combined times and lap counts.

Combined lap times from all four sessions of the third test:

1. Felipe Massa, Williams, 1m33.258 (Day Three)
2. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, 1m33.278 (Day Four)
3. Nico Rosberg, Mercedes, 1m33.484 (Day Three)
4. Valtteri Bottas, Williams, 1m33.987 (Day Four)
5. Fernando Alonso, Ferrari, 1m34.280 (Day Four)
6. Sergio Perez, Force India, 1m35.290 (Day One)
7. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari, 1m35.426 (Day Three)
8. Nico Hulkenberg, Force India, 1m35.477 (Day Four)
9. Jean-Eric Vergne, Toro Rosso, 1m35.701 (Day Four)
10. Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, 1m35.743 (Day Two)
11. Kevin Magnussen, McLaren, 1m35.894 (Day Three)
12. Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso, 1m36.113 (Day Three)
13. Adrian Sutil, Sauber, 1m36.647 (Day Four)
14. Max Chilton, Marussia, 1m36.835 (Day Four)
15. Jenson Buton, McLaren, 1m36.901 (Day Two)
16. Jules Bianchi, Marussia, 1m37.087 (Day Three)
17. Esteban Gutierrez, Sauber, 1m37.303 (Day Four)
18. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, 1m37.468 (Day Four)
19. Marcus Ericsson, Caterham, 1m38.083 (Day Three)
20. Kamui Kobayashi, Caterham, 1m38.391 (Day Four)
21. Romain Grosjean, Lotus, 1m39.302 (Day Four)
22. Pastor Maldonado, Lotus, 1m40.599 (Day One)

Combined times from both pre-season tests in Bahrain:

1. Felipe Massa, Williams, 1m33.258 (Test Three, Day Three)
2. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, 1m33.278 (Test Three, Day Four)
3. Nico Rosberg, Mercedes, 1m33.283 (Test Two, Day Three)
4. Valtteri Bottas, Williams, 1m33.987 (Test Three, Day Four)
5. Fernando Alonso, Ferrari, 1m34.280 (Test Three, Day Four)
6. Kevin Magnussen, McLaren, 1m34.910 (Test Two, Day Two)
7. Jenson Button, McLaren, 1m34.957 (Test Two, Day Four)
8. Sergio Perez, Force India, 1m35.290 (Test Three, Day One)
9. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari, 1m35.426 (Test Three, Day Three)
10. Nico Hulkenberg, Force India, 1m35.477 (Test Three, Day Four)
11. Jean-Eric Vergne, Toro Rosso, 1m35.701 (Test Three, Day Four)
12. Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, 1m35.743 (Test Three, Day Two)
13. Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso, 1m36.113 (Test Three, Day Three)
14. Adrian Sutil, Sauber, 1m36.647 (Test Three, Day Four)
15. Max Chilton, Marussia, 1m36.835 (Test Three, Day Four)
16. Jules Bianchi, Marussia, 1m37.087 (Test Three, Day Three)
17. Esteban Gutierrez, Sauber, 1m37.180 (Test Two, Day Three)
18. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, 1m37.468 (Test Three, Day Four)
19. Marcus Ericsson, Caterham, 1m38.083 (Test Three, Day Three)
20. Kamui Kobayashi, Caterham, 1m38.391 (Test Three, Day Four)
21. Pastor Maldonado, Lotus, 1m38.707 (Test Two, Day Four)
22. Romain Grosjean, Lotus, 1m39.302 (Test Three, Day Four)

Here are the lap counts from the third winter test, with each driver’s total from all three tests in brackets:

1. Valtteri Bottas, Williams, 235 laps (448)
2. Sergio Perez, Force India, 213 laps (337)
3. Felipe Massa, Williams, 202 laps (400)
4. Kevin Magnussen, McLaren, 197 laps (485)
5. Fernando Alonso, Ferrari, 196 laps (529)
6. Nico Rosberg, Mercedes, 192 laps (554)
7. Esteban Gutierrez, Sauber, 191 laps (402)
8. Nico Hulkenberg, Force India, 189 laps (343)
9. Adrian Sutil, Sauber, 181 laps (372)
10. Marcus Ericsson, Caterham, 172 laps (284)
11. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, 159 laps (420)
12. Jules Bianchi, Marussia, 153 laps (186)
13. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari, 141 laps (344)
14. Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso, 137 laps (208)
15. Jean-Eric Vergne, Toro Rosso, 135 laps (257)
16. Kamui Kobayashi, Caterham, 125 laps (261)
17, Max Chilton, Marussia, 105 laps (131)
18. Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, 105 laps (158)
19. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, 78 laps (161)
20. Jenson Button, McLaren, 74 laps (326)
21. Romain Grosjean, Lotus, 64 laps (91)*
22. Pastor Maldonado, Lotus, 62 laps (151)*

*Only took part in the final two tests

Here are the lap counts from the third test for the 11 teams, with each outfit’s total for pre-season testing in brackets:

1. Williams, 437 laps (935)
2. Force India, 402 laps (761)
3. Sauber, 372 laps (694)
4. Mercedes, 351 laps (974)
5. Ferrari, 337 laps (873)_89P2851
6. Caterham, 297 laps (621)
7. Toro Rosso, 272 laps (465)
8. McLaren, 271 laps (811)
9. Marussia, 258 laps (317)
10. Red Bull, 183 laps (319)
11. Lotus, 126 laps (241)**

**Team only took part in the final two tests

Here are the lap totals from the third test for the engine manufacturer’s, with their total for pre-season testing in brackets and followed by the team’s they supply:

1. Mercedes, 1461 laps (3335) – Mercedes, McLaren, Force India & Williams
2. Ferrari, 967 laps (1884) – Ferrari, Sauber & Marussia
3. Renault, 878 laps (1646) – Red Bull, Lotus, Toro Rosso & Caterham

Images courtesy of Williams F1 Team and Mercedes AMG Petronas

Jack Leslie

Jack Leslie

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