Mercedes and Ferrari return for private tests

05.06.2020: Mercedes planning a two-day private test at Silverstone and Ferrari set to follow suit in the coming weeks as they gear up for F1's return next month… Mercedes will run their 2018 machine at Silverstone, with Valtteri Bottas testing next Tuesday and


Mercedes planning a two-day private test at Silverstone and Ferrari set to follow suit in the coming weeks as they gear up for F1's return next month…



Mercedes will run their 2018 machine at Silverstone, with Valtteri Bottas testing next Tuesday and Lewis Hamilton taking over on Wednesday.



Meanwhile, Formula1.com has learned Ferrari will also conduct a test in the coming weeks (date and location TBC), giving Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel to warm up ahead of their return to racing in Austria.



Charles Leclerc is set to get some time behind the wheel of an older-spec Ferrari before the season starts next month


When the season resumes next month in Austria, it will do so behind closed doors and under strict protocols to ensure personnel’s safety. With this in mind, teams are keen to practise those protocols and shake off any rust so they hit the ground running at the Red Bull Ring for the first race on July 5.


Regulations prevent teams from running 2020-spec cars and tyres, but they are permitted to run older cars, which were designed for the rules in the three years before 2019, on Pirelli Academy tyres.




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05.06.2020 / MaP

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