F1 Weekly Round Up: Treacherous Weather Interrupts Testing

| March 3 , 2018 , 14:48 IST

Formula 1 2018 season is a go, as the pinnacle of motorsports returns after exactly 3 months.

Force India, Toro Rosso finally reveal their cars by their drivers.

The temperature in Barcelona was unusually cold with expected snowfall in the scheduled days.

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Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo set the tone of Day 1, by setting a blistering time to be on the top.

Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas and Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen completed the top 3.

McLaren’s Fernando Alonso had a horror when his rear wheel came off, causing his car to be beached on the gravel.

Day 2 saw a plethora of rain-fall, with comprised testing runs for all the teams.

Sebastian Vettel yet still managed to pip out the fastest lap in two days in a short dry spell on track.

Circuit de Catalunya was ridden with snow on Day 3, making appear a picturesque scene for the rest, but a dismal situation for the F1 teams.

Eventually, only five drivers were able to get on track!