News Details

Chilton, Marussia boosted by test topping time

Max Chilton was left with a smile on his face at the end of the first F1 test day in Spain, the Marussia driver emerging as the surprise pace setter around the Circuit de Catalunya. Taking full advantage of the supersoft Pirelli tyres at the end of a day interrupted by numerous red flags and inclement weather conditions, Chilton surged to the head of the timesheets with little more than five minutes remaining with a lap time of 1min 26.434secs. A welcome boost for the Russian-backed team, which is yet to score a point in F1 as either Marussia or in its previous Virgin Racing guise, though Chilton is under few illusions that the tyres and circumstances played their part in him emerging...
Full Story »
1y ago from Crash.net 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Spain F1 test results - day one: 13 May

1. Max Chilton Britain Marussia-Ferrari 1m 26.434s 2. Charles Pic France...
1y ago from Crash.net

Chilton tops opening day of testing in Spain for...

Max Chilton topped the opening day of the post-Spanish Grand test for...
1y ago from RichlandF1.com

Marussia's Chilton sets the pace at Barcelona test

Sutton Images Enlarge Marussia's Max Chilton set a surprise fastest time...
1y ago from espnF1.com

Chilton encouraged by Marussia improvements

Marussia F1 Team Max Chilton says he is encouraged by Marussia's progress...
1y ago from F1Zone.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

MotoGP moves closer to Indonesian race from 2017

Indonesia could return to the MotoGP calendar from 2017 after series...
15h ago from Motorsport.com

Sykes in control despite close times at Donington

First day of action in UK decides top-20 riders for Round 6...
10h ago from Motorsport.com

Rivals refuse to write off Marquez

With Marc Marquez having won only one race this there has been plenty of...

Rossi doubted he could win again – Yamaha

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi doubted whether he could win again in the...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Lester/Smyth dominate Phillip Island 101 qualifying

Ferrari drivers Jono Lester and Graeme Smyth will start the Australian GT...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Indy 500: Practice 11 results

Power and Dixon on top as Vautier steps in Practice 11 times 1. Will...
11h ago from Crash.net

Monaco GP2: Vandoorne wins street fight with Rossi

McLaren junior driver Stoffel Vandoorne defeated Alexander Rossi for this...
17h ago from Motorsport.com

Indy 500: Indy changes held us back, Honda says

  Honda believes it was disadvantaged by the precautionary changes...
5h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Latvala finds form to lead in Portugal

He won the same stage this morning and this afternoon in his Volkswagen...
10h ago from WRC.com

Latvala leads in Portugal

Finland's Jari-Matti Latvala leads Kris Meeke of Britain at the Rally of...
11h ago from SkySports.com

Promising start for Hyundai Motorsport at all-new...

Hyundai Motorsport has had a trouble-free opening day to this weekend’s...
9h ago from Motorsport.com

Latvala seizes lead in Portugal

Volkswagen's Jari-Matti Latvala heads the pack on Rally de Portugal,...
16h ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsene Wenger: 'Key decisions will be made in the...

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is adamant that he has to factor the size of...
25m ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Premier League betting: Michael Owen tips Arsenal to...

Former Manchester United and Liverpool striker Michael Owen has teamed up...
5h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Olivier Giroud Takes Aim At Thierry Henry : He Was...

It has been reported that Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has hit back at...
1h ago from Nastytackle.com

Aaron Ramsey: 'I want to play in central role'

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has admitted that he prefers to play in a...
1h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.