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Next Stop Melbourne

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014

Fernando Alonso was at the wheel of the F14 T for the final day of winter testing for Scuderia Ferrari and the other ten Formula 1 teams, prior to the start of the 2014 World Championship. In the morning, the team worked with Fernando on fine tuning some electronic configurations linked to optimising the use of energy in the new power unit. Before the lunch break, work was halted by the need to change the gearbox on the car. In the afternoon, the technical programme moved on to a series of short and long runs to check the management of systems on the F14 T. Over the past four days in Sakhir, the F14 T has completed a total of 337 laps, equivalent to 1.823 kilometres. “The team did its utmost to carry out changes on the car as...

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Alonso: “Non-stop Learning.”

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014

This was the third last day of testing for Scuderia Ferrari ahead of the start of the season. After the morning’s work, focused on aerodynamics, set-up and tyres, the afternoon programme for the F14 T included a race distance. In the cockpit for his first 310km ‘in one go’ was Fernando Alonso, who told journalists about this fundamental moment of the test: “The race simulation went rather well, even if not perfectly: we had a few small problems but we managed to complete the 55-60 laps that we had set ourselves as a race distance without ever coming back to the garage. I’m happy with the large number of laps that we got through today, also taking into account the 45 laps in the morning. Today we worked on set-up as well as aerodynamics and we continued to learn...

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