Entertainment Formula 1 winter tests 2021: overview of dates, route and drivers
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It is the traditional show run before the start of the racing season:will be on the track together for the first time. Drivers and teams use the limited test time to adjust to racing operations and to prepare their vehicles as perfectly as possible.
In this overview we have compiled all the important facts about the Formula 1 winter tests 2021, from the individualto the race track and the schedule of the test week (as soon as available).
Where and when will the Formula 1 winter tests take place in 2021?
The officialbefore the will be held on the Bahrain International Circuit near Sachir in Bahrain. The race will take place on March 12, 13 and 14, 2021 on the track that will also host the Formula 1 season opener on March 28, 2021.
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How many test days are there before the Formula 1 season 2021?
In preparation for the, drivers and teams have a total of three driving days at this year's winter tests. The test is usually performed for eight hours a day, from morning to evening, usually with a one-hour lunch break after four hours. For cost reasons, the driving time for the winter tests was halved from the last six days for 2021.
How many cars can a Formula 1 team use in the winter tests?
The Formula 1 regulations stipulate that the ten teams are only allowed to drive one racing car during the winter tests. This has been done for years to save costs. When testing, there are a maximum of ten cars on the track at the same time. And the drivers of a team share a vehicle.
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How much driving time does a driver get in the Formula 1 winter tests?
Normally, the teams divide the time available for the winter tests equally between their two regular drivers. That would mean in 2021: Every regular Formula 1 driver gets one and a half days of testing in a new car to prepare for the season. In 2020 there were still three days.
Who can take part in the Formula 1 winter tests in 2021?
In theory, every racing driver with a valid Formula 1 super license can take part in the winter tests. In practice, however, the teams will probably only use their regular drivers because the preparation time for the winter tests in 2021 is kept particularly short. Sometimes, however, test drivers were also involved in Formula 1 winter tests.
Who will drive when in the Formula 1 winter tests in 2021?
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Which cars will be used in the Formula 1 winter tests in 2021?
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When was the last time Formula 1 tested in Bahrain?
In April 2019, Formula 1 last tested for two days on the Bahrain International Circuit near Sachir in Bahrain. It was then that Mick Schumacher made his debut in a Formula 1 car. In 2014, the track was the last venue for Formula 1 winter tests, but as one of two tracks next to Jerez in Spain.
What was the original date for the Formula 1 winter tests in 2021?
Originally, the winter test drives of theshould have taken place from March 2nd to 4th, and in Barcelona in Spain.
Why were the Formula 1 winter tests postponed in 2021?
Because the start of thein Melbourne, Australia, planned for March 21, has been postponed, Formula 1, the World Automobile Federation (FIA) and the teams have agreed to postpone the test drives. You save yourself the trip to Barcelona and fly straight to Bahrain, where the first race will take place shortly after the tests. Plus point in Bahrain: There is usually good weather there.
How did Formula 1 come up with the new date for the winter tests in 2021?
The Formula 1 sporting regulations provide the framework for the official winter tests: Accordingly, there must be at least ten days between the last day of the test and the first day of training in the opening race. That is guaranteed in 2021, and with some buffer. The postponement, however, required the consent of all parties involved.
The dates for the Formula 1 winter tests 2021:
12.-14. March 2021: Bahrain International Circuit (Sachir / Bahrain)
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