Glossary of F1 testing terms
Formula 1 races may be some of the most watched sports events in the world, but little, if any attention is given to pre-season testing. Made all the more important due to the banning of mid-season testing, pre-season testing is anything but simple to decipher. Teams are secretive about what components they test on their new cars, fuel loads are not known (unlike in a race where everyone starts with a full tank) and no team personnel is too eager to share such information with the press.
Here we gear you for the final pre-season F1 test by giving you a guide to some commonly used testing terms.