Mick Schumacher has experienced a disappointing first Formula 1 test day in Barcelona. A damaged underbody at Haas forced the son of record world champion Michael Schumacher on Wednesday for a long time to watch in the garage. The 22-year-old turned only 23 laps in the afternoon and drove the twelfth fastest time.
A cooling leak had previously braked Schumachers Russian Stallrival Nikita Masepin long. The first day best of the day in the new cars completely new cars laid the Englishman Lando Norris in McLaren (1: 19.568 minutes).
Hamilton behind Russell
World Champion Max Stapen completed the complete test day for Red Bull and was at the end. Mercedes-Pilot Lewis Hamilton took over the car in the afternoon of his new team-mate George Russell. He landed in the tableau at position five right behind his young compatriot.
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Sebastian Vettel also controlled the Aston Martin only part-time over the asphalt. The four-time world champion laid the six-speed time. In Barcelona, the new cars are tested primarily on their durability.