Cumulative F1 test times from Jerez

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There’s not a need to draw too much in the way of conclusions after Formula One’s first test in Jerez last week, except these:

  • Mercedes powerplants ran hundreds of laps (875 total laps).
  • Renault powerplants did not (151).
  • Ferrari split the difference (444).
  • This marked the first time teams could get any sort of extended running on the 2014 Pirelli compounds.
  • Kevin Magnussen delivered as excellent a first impression as a confirmed Grand Prix driver as was possible.
  • Teams will still have a lot of work to do in the factories before the next test, Feb. 19-22 in Bahrain.

Here’s the cumulative test times, below. Meanwhile Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday daily recaps are linked in this sentence.

1.  Kevin Magnussen, McLaren-Mercedes, 1m 23.276s, 162 Laps
2.  Felipe Massa, Williams-Mercedes, 1m 23.700s, 133
3.  Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, 1m 23.952s, 121
4.  Jenson Button, McLaren-Mercedes, 1m 24.165s, 83
5.  Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari, 1m 24.812s, 78
6.  Valtteri Bottas, Williams-Mercedes, 1m 25.344s, 42
7.  Fernando Alonso, Ferrari, 1m 25.495s, 173
8.  Nico Rosberg, Mercedes, 1m 25.588s, 188 
9.  Nico Hulkenberg, Force India-Mercedes, 1m 26.096s, 17
10. Sergio Perez, Force India-Mercedes, 1m 28.376s, 48 
11. Daniel Juncadella, Force India-Mercedes, 1m 29.457s, 81
12. Jean-Eric Vergne, Toro Rosso-Renault, 1m 29.915s, 45 
13. Adrian Sutil, Sauber-Ferrari, 1m 30.161s, 103
14. Jules Bianchi, Marussia-Ferrari, 1m 32.222s, 25
15. Esteban Gutierrez, Sauber-Ferrari, 1m 33.270s, 60
16. Marcus Ericsson, Caterham-Renault, 1m 37.975s, 12 
17. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault, 1m 38.320s, 11
18. Kamui Kobayashi, Caterham-Renault, 1m 43.193s, 54
19. Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso-Renault, 1m 44.016s, 9
20. Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull-Renault, 1m 45.374s, 10
21. Robin Frijns, Caterham-Renault, No time, 10
22. Max Chilton, Marussia-Ferrari, No time, 5

IndyCar entry lists for Harvest GP at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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There are 25 drivers on the NTT IndyCar Series entry lists at Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course with a few new yet familiar faces for the Oct. 2-3 race weekend.

Four-time champion Sebastien Bourdais will make his season debut in the No. 14 Dallara-Chevrolet (shifting Dalton Kellett to the No. 41) with AJ Foyt Racing, which he is joining full time next season. James Hinchcliffe, who had run three races with Andretti Autosport, will return in place of Zach Veach in the No. 26 Dallara-Honda. Helio Castroneves will drive Arrow McLaren SP’s No. 7 Dallara-Chevy for Oliver Askew, who is out with concussion-like symptoms.

Sage Karam, who has two IndyCar starts this year at IMS (the road course on July 4 and the Indy 500 on Aug. 23), also will return to the series in Dreyer & Reinbold’s No. 24 Dallara-Chevrolet.

HARVEST GP ENTRY LISTS: Friday l Saturday

Friday and Saturday of the Harvest GP presented by GMR will mark the second and third races this season on Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s 14-turn, 2.439-mile road course. While the July 4 race on the circuit was 80 laps, Friday’s distance is 85 laps, and Saturday will be a 75-lap event.

Championship leader Scott Dixon led 26 of 80 laps to win the July 4 race at the IMS road course. With three races remaining in the series, the five-time series champion enters with a 72-point lead on Josef Newgarden.

Click here to see who’s on the IndyCar entry lists in Race 1 and in Race 2 for the Harvest GP presented by GMR at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course.


START TIMES AND TV INFO FOR INDYCAR AT INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY ROAD COURSE (all times ET):

Thursday

IndyCar NTT Series practice: 2:25-3:40 p.m., NBC Sports Gold

IndyCar qualifying, Race 1: 6:20 p.m. (two groups/12 minutes apiece), NBC Sports Gold

Friday

—IndyCar Harvest Grand Prix, Race 1: 3:30 p.m. (green flag, 5 p.m.), USA Network, NBC Sports Gold

Saturday

—IndyCar qualifying: 10:20 a.m. (two groups/12 minutes apiece), NBC Sports Gold

—IndyCar Harvest Grand Prix, Race 2: 2:30 p.m (green flag, 2:31 p.m.)., NBC, NBC Sports Gold