First Barcelona F1 pre-season test: All posts, one place

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The Formula 1 paddock come together for the first time in 2016 earlier this week in Barcelona as pre-season testing got underway.

All but one team arrived at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya with a new car for 2016, lifting the covers off in the pit lane before running began on Monday.

Although it is only testing, there were plenty of pointers to be taken out of the four days of running ahead of the first race of the year in Australia on March 20.

Find below all of the posts from Barcelona and coming out of the test on MotorSportsTalk over the past week.


Red Bull releases first pictures of 2016 RB12 F1 car
Sauber reveals 2016 F1 livery, announces new sponsor
New Renault R.S.16 unveiled in testing livery in Barcelona
Force India presents 2016 F1 car, the VJM09
Toro Rosso STR11 breaks cover in blue testing livery
New Manor Racing F1 car hits the track in Barcelona
Vettel leads, Haas debuts in morning session at Barcelona
Hamilton tests new Mercedes at F1 preseason tests in Spain
In closed cockpit debate, Hulkenberg says “it should be open”
Vettel leads, Hamilton banks 150-plus laps on Barcelona day one
Grosjean, Haas F1 Team happy after first day in Barcelona
F1 to consider reversing the grid to promote better races
Barcelona roundup: Notes, quotes from day one of 2016 F1 testing


Honda replaces motorsport chief Yasuhisa Arai
Stefano Domenicali named new Lamborghini President/CEO
Gene Haas: Reliability key to success in debut F1 season
Sebastian Vettel quickest again on day two of Barcelona F1 test
Esteban Gutierrez: New Haas F1 car above expectations
F1 qualifying set for radical overhaul, adding quickfire eliminations
McLaren puts in overtime during Barcelona test to get things right for season
Component failure cuts short second day of testing for Renault’s Palmer


FIA confirms new F1 qualifying system, postpones new technical regulation decision
Hulkenberg leads third day of Barcelona F1 test as Haas finishes P2
Gene Haas downplays irony of Ford vs. Ferrari in his NASCAR, F1 teams


Romain Grosjean predicting continued struggles for Renault in 2016
Gene Haas aiming to attend half the F1 races in 2016
Fernando Alonso dismisses latest round of F1 quit rumors
Raikkonen ends Barcelona test on top as McLaren hits trouble
Stoffel Vandoorne sets sights on 2017 McLaren F1 seat
Steiner elated with ‘fantastic’ test debut for Haas F1 Team
Fernando Alonso limited to just three laps on Thursday in Barcelona
Lewis Hamilton: First Mercedes 2016 F1 test “the best I’ve ever seen”
Renault bounces back as Magnussen racks up the laps in Barcelona


Nationalism not key to Gene Haas in Formula 1
Grosjean: Racing for Ferrari a dream, but Haas the focus right now
Mercedes’ first 2016 F1 test display was an ominous sign of things to come
Fernando Alonso: Mercedes stronger than ever in Formula 1
Hamilton, Grosjean doubt new F1 qualifying format will change much


Ecclestone: New F1 qualifying format introduction delayed
Lewis Hamilton slams ‘ridiculous’ Formula 1 car weight
Gene Haas unconcerned about lack of sponsors on F1 car
Kevin Magnussen: Renault needs time to return to full strength
Hembery: Opening 2016 F1 test as expected for Pirelli

Saturday’s Supercross Round 5 in Houston: How to watch, start times, streaming info


The championship race has tightened up as the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series heads to NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, for Round 5 of the 2023 season.

With his 450 victory in the Anaheim Triple Crown, Chase Sexton has moved within four points of two-time and defending series champion Eli Tomac.

Jason Anderson is coming off a second place in Anaheim after crashing out of the first two rounds while racing in the top five. Ken Roczen earned his first podium last week since the 2022 season opener and the first for Suzuki since Chad Reed at Detroit in 2019.

Here are the pertinent details for watching Round 5 of the 2023 Supercross schedule at NRG Stadium in Houston on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023:

(All times are ET)

BROADCAST/STREAMING SCHEDULE: TV coverage of Round 5 will begin Saturday at 8 p.m. ET streaming on Peacock and will re-air Monday, Feb. 6 at 1 a.m. on CNBC. The Race Day Live show (including qualifying) will begin on Peacock at 2:30 p.m. ET.

NBC Sports will have exclusive live coverage of races, qualifiers and heats for the record 31 events in SuperMotocross. The main events will be presented on Peacock, NBC, USA Network, CNBC, and NBC Sports digital platforms.

Peacock will become the home of the SuperMotocross World Championship series in 2023 with live coverage of all races, qualifying, and heats from January to October. There will be 23 races livestreamed exclusively on Peacock, including a SuperMotocross World Championship Playoff event. The platform also will provide on-demand replays of every race.

ENTRY LISTS: 450 division l 250 division

EVENT SCHEDULE (all times ET):

Here are the start times for Saturday, according to the Monster Energy Supercross schedule from the AMA:

2:05-2:15 p.m.: 250SX Group C Qualifying 1
2:20-2:30 p.m.: 250SX Group B Qualifying 1
2:35-2:45 p.m.: 250SX Group A Qualifying 1
2:50-3 p.m.: 450SX Group A Qualifying 1
3:05-3:15 p.m.: 450SX Group B Qualifying 1
3:20-3:30 p.m.: 450SX Group C Qualifying 1
4:20-4:30 p.m.: 250SX Group C Qualifying 2
4:35-4:45 p.m.: 250SX Group B Qualifying 2
4:50-5 p.m.: 250SX Group A Qualifying 2
5:05-5:15 p.m.: 450SX Group A Qualifying 2
5:20-5:30 p.m.: 450SX Group B Qualifying 2
5:35-5:45 p.m.: 450SX Group C Qualifying 2
8:06 p.m.: 250SX Heat 1
8:20 p.m.: 250SX Heat 2
8:34 p.m.: 450SX Heat 1
8:48 p.m.: 450SX Heat 2
9:22 p.m.: 250SX Last Chance Qualifier
9:33 p.m.: 450SX Last Chance Qualifier
9:53 p.m.: 250SX Main Event
10:27 p.m.: 450SX Main Event


Click here to view the track map


FINAL 2022 STANDINGS: 450 points standings | 250 East points standings250 West points standings


ROUND 1: Eli Tomac opens title defense with victory

ROUND 2: Oakland postponed by storms

ROUND 3: Tomac holds off Cooper Webb again

ROUND 4: Chase Sexton wins Anaheim Triple Crown


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