5 Things You Need To Know From F1 Testing

F1 testing is done and dusted, but what were the main things we learned after 3 days in Sakhir?
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  • I'm here 1 day after the bahrain GP and yep.....mercedes really struggled lol

    Jose MoonJose MoonUukausi sitten
  • Its hard to see the fastest in testing qualifying is when the fun starts though

    josezandyjosezandyUukausi sitten
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    엄혜민엄혜민Uukausi sitten
  • What's the point of Mercedes "Sandbagging" ? At this stage there is little anything any team could do to make up for the difference if Mercedes just came out and showed their true pace. Other than being able to say "HaHa, Gotcha". What is the benefit to Mercedes? It seems like it would be better to come out of the gates and put doubt and hopelessness into other teams before the season even starts. That way they feel like their on their back foot before Race 1.

    Tango NevadaTango NevadaUukausi sitten
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    Yassine TaoufiqYassine TaoufiqUukausi sitten
  • We could have an interesting season..... But chances are we wont.

    Tadhg BartelinkTadhg BartelinkUukausi sitten
  • The main point of testing was that it's almost time for racing!!!

    whatshendrixwhatshendrixUukausi sitten
  • The biggest thing I took from it is that I’m worried about Aston Martin and Sebastian Vettel. So far they had not put up any good times laps. It is possible that they were not focusing on fast laps. And I hope that’s the case. But I’m still worried

    Evan NEvan NUukausi sitten
  • All of the merc gearboxes had a lot of issues. Lets see if they fix it. Or if we see some DNFs or grid penalties

    Nick BurnleyNick BurnleyUukausi sitten
  • I hate watching the races but I love these videos and other stuff

    luke murphyluke murphyUukausi sitten
  • PLS dont say that Lewis Spun his car

    F 1 NO. 1F 1 NO. 1Uukausi sitten
  • what we can take away is that Mercedes will be working flat out over the next 2 weeks going over data, will rock up to fp1 with solutions and be back to their normal winning ways

    tehsidewindertehsidewinderUukausi sitten
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    Connor DanielConnor DanielUukausi sitten
  • Nothing :)

    Joshua LukeJoshua LukeUukausi sitten
  • Only Thing I got stuck on right now is in the Fan's Social media Battle... That is damn more interesting than the whole testing.

    Subham SanyalSubham SanyalUukausi sitten
  • Imagine 6 months from now, CHECO win , RED BULL best

    GP F1GP F1Uukausi sitten
  • I still think the merc will still be infront. Lets be real, not much has changed in terms of regulations so i doubt itll be much different. Maybe RB will close the gap a little. But I do believe that whilst merc is sandbagging, the difficulty lewis is having and how hard it looks to drive isnt sandbagging. Personally, I think theyll be very quick but itll be a struggle to drive for the first few races until they get it sorted out (if they havent already tbf)

    prod. Jaykllprod. JaykllUukausi sitten
  • How about: "5 Things You Don't Need To Know From F1 Testing, because we don't know either, but we have to put a new video every now and then, talking about something we really have no idea, based on data we don't have"?

    Panos ChatzimanolisPanos ChatzimanolisUukausi sitten
  • From testing it appears the cars that where running High rake designs seem to be handling the new aero changes.

    Stephen MurrayStephen MurrayUukausi sitten
  • We know exactly what’s gonna happen First we get excited that the Mercs struggle and might not be that strong... Then Bottas wins the fisrt race, and we get excited cause we think that he will put up a good fight against Lewis... But in the end, Lewis will be WC by 200+ points...

    Ors180717Ors180717Uukausi sitten
  • That red border on the thumbnail might be unhelpful. I'll explain why. So I scroll through the newsfeed and see a title about F1 that seems relevant and I become interested... Pretty normal stuff. But I see the thumbnail and I'm sat there questioning myself, I say "There is a red bar on the bottom of the video, maybe I've watched this already" - Fortunately i doubted myself enough to look closer and see that really it's a border on the thumbnail. It's all minor stuff, but what if somebody does just see a red line on the bottom of a thumbnail on their newsfeed and think "meh seen it"?

    Salt ServiceSalt ServiceUukausi sitten
  • Folks, just wait for q3 first race.

    Rick RudeRick RudeUukausi sitten
  • Please pin my comment XD

    Alexander XifarasAlexander XifarasUukausi sitten
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    Alexander XifarasAlexander XifarasUukausi sitten
  • Mugs. 😂😂

    Wilfred MuthomiWilfred MuthomiUukausi sitten
  • Maybe losing DAS hurt them more than we thought?

    John MossJohn MossUukausi sitten
  • If max does not win when will he

    Reynard StrydomReynard StrydomUukausi sitten
  • I learned how pre-season and training is boring to my eyes... hurry up with that race F1 !

    andrew evolutionandrew evolutionUukausi sitten
  • Wenn ich drüber nach denke kein Rennen außer vier Stück zu sehen könnt ich weinen

    j0nnyj0nnyUukausi sitten
  • I mean yeah mercedes will still win but it think we got the most we could hope for. The best car had a few struggles and not many laps so maybe they wont be a second in front and some qualifyings could even be lost this year again. I mean its more than we could hoped for with these little rule changes and development freezing

    3xoticG4m3r3xoticG4m3rUukausi sitten
  • There's a possibility Mercedes decided to put themselves at lower grid for more R&D allocation in 2022. They can do this aiming to dominate the next era by having a plenty of resource in 2022. Just a speculation though.

    RunaLUNARunaLUNAUukausi sitten
  • Mercedes and AMR sandbagging so hard they bought a sandstorm

    Chaitanya RaoChaitanya RaoUukausi sitten
  • After so many rule changes aimed at making Mercedes slower (DAS, party mode) and favoring Redbull (Floor and difuser changes are more favorable for high reak), it is not really surprising the mercs are in trouble.

    Berkst1Berkst1Uukausi sitten
  • Mercedes will do what it does. I suspect that the championship will be a little more competitive this year.

    Lol SpoolinLol SpoolinUukausi sitten
  • Yuki was using way more drs then was allowed lol

    Jore HaastJore HaastUukausi sitten
  • Don’t be fooled. Mercedes will be in front again this season and will be champions again too.

    Ronald GreyRonald GreyUukausi sitten
  • Merc laughing at us all rn

    BriggyBriggyUukausi sitten
  • Don't be afraid to dream

    Unai EmeryUnai EmeryUukausi sitten
  • at this point Mercedes are just trolling all of us

    401, Sumer Rana401, Sumer RanaUukausi sitten
  • I want john deer to join f1

    Quinn TheBinQuinn TheBinUukausi sitten
  • Hamilton changed his entire seat including seating position so I assume that’s the issue unless I heard wrong

    Addison ShorterAddison ShorterUukausi sitten
  • you can't say anything about the testing... testing is to learn about issues that you don't know. if you see that Mercedes drove almost al the time around with hard compound .. that is because they want to know how the car reacts... you don't need to test something you already know... the had the time last year

    petermulders1petermulders1Uukausi sitten
  • I think the Zoom between Scarbs and Windsor was interesting as they mentioned that the issue with Merc was a gear CHANGE, nor a gear box, and wondering if one of Mercedes tokens was a new rear structure. And if they were running testing with their 2020 rear end with a new 2021 gear box, it would explain both the shifting issues and the tailend instability. That would be some EPIC sandbagging of course, but if they show up for FP1 with a new rear wing, it’s over.

    Stephen MilesStephen MilesUukausi sitten
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    Edward SmithEdward SmithUukausi sitten
  • When the flag drops the b.s stops...

    Graham BarnettGraham BarnettUukausi sitten
  • Yeah he crashed out but just watch his driving during testing. He looked like he was having trouble maintaining stability on almost every lap prior to the off. The sand didn't help anyone either but I'm calling the car as being the cause.... Because Lewis Hamilton duh.

    hole shot shanehole shot shaneUukausi sitten
  • Mercedes may have underestimated what effect the new floor regulations would have on the car's aero and probably went in the wrong direction developing it, in my humble opinion.

    Eamon AhernEamon AhernUukausi sitten
  • My only concern for Mercedes is that they were sandbagging. I want nothing more than for Merc to get leveled down and make the races interesting again. Bring an end to the "HAM BOT VER" years, and make every race have an exciting and unexpected podium

    Skelly HellSkelly HellUukausi sitten
  • Lmao FIstart said that this is watched by people subscribed to alphamaxnova1

    Matúš KriškaMatúš KriškaUukausi sitten
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    David HammDavid HammUukausi sitten
  • So what Are you gonna say in 9 months when merc has gone All season unbeaten?

    Anton // HDMIAnton // HDMIUukausi sitten
  • You don't know what Mercedes was testing. And don't ignore that they had the hard tires on, so that tells me that they were satisfied with soft tire performance but wanted to get more data on less than optimal combinations.

    ehsnilsehsnilsUukausi sitten
  • team improves through seasons, team changed some parts so now mercedes drivers try to adapt to new driving style, so no worries about mercedes, let's think about williams.

    RhabhitzRhabhitzUukausi sitten
  • Day 6 of asking FIstart championship season 3

    Kevin LääneKevin LääneUukausi sitten
  • Fact is Mercedes was the only car that struggled with the balance lot of understeer and the the rear isn't planted what so ever only driver to spin twice LH44

    Mirko F20Mirko F20Uukausi sitten
  • I would assume he screwed his lap on purpose for being reasons

    Rusko181Rusko181Uukausi sitten
  • I watched the yuki vs max video and analysed it a bit and it was quite clear that the red bulls where very good in getting the car turned in the corner meaning it could get on the power earlier and tsunoda was making most of it up down the straights and some in the high speed corners. Indicating that they had higher engine mode or possibly lower fuel

    Alex DayAlex DayUukausi sitten
  • Hope, nah its a trap.

    Doubtfull1988Doubtfull1988Uukausi sitten
  • Does anybody have list of the top speeds reached? Ive been searching and cant fine it

    MaticMaticUukausi sitten
  • GO MAX!!!

    Vinnie JudillaVinnie JudillaUukausi sitten
  • I'm sure Mercedes will do it again but it is a fun fantasy to think they'll have a difficult season..

    Vinnie JudillaVinnie JudillaUukausi sitten
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    Michael ArringtonMichael ArringtonUukausi sitten
  • The Mercedes sandbags must’ve leaked onto the track in the sandstorm

    Zen OkadaZen OkadaUukausi sitten
  • IMO the reason the merc looks unstable is because compared to last years car it is. The drivers were so used to being able to just turn in that they're basically having to remember how to use a car which has a back end that isn't completely planted 100% of the time. Merc probably aren't slower than others, just slower than they used to be which is throwing the drivers off. They'll probably have it sorted by lights out in bahrain. Merc 1-2 calling it now.

    imnotftwimnotftwUukausi sitten
  • Who's going to be champion this season? Anyone dare a guess?

    Sam WSam WUukausi sitten
  • Should be mentioned that Yuki was SPAMing the DRS button in order to get those fat laps..

    Dean SDean SUukausi sitten
  • What do you mean "should we be concerned about Mercedes"? Why should we?

    Samira PeriSamira PeriUukausi sitten
  • I'm sure Mercedes were sandbagging when it comes to out and out pace. Everyone does that. But not binning it in corners or replacing gearboxes.

    Simon WatsonSimon WatsonUukausi sitten
  • i am sure that mercedes is strong again, but not at the first race. their rear is very unstable compared to their usual standards. i don't think they are able to fix this for the first race. red bull already seems to be ready for the first race. this time they will collect points from the first race on and mercedes have to chase them. if mclaren is strong, then the mercs have to fight with more than one team and that will put them in a completely different position compared to the last years. i think that there power unit does not have an advantage over honda anymore. they have to run it at 100% all the time - contrary to last year. last year only a few times they where limited by overtemperature. this year that could happen more often because the need to turn up the engine to 100% because of the competition from honda. this competition only happened one time with the cheating engine from ferrari.

    Stefan WeilhartnerStefan WeilhartnerUukausi sitten
  • sandbagging and didnt wanna show there game yet

    Thorstein Elstad OlsenThorstein Elstad OlsenUukausi sitten
  • Lewis might be the new Seb

    Jon DashJon DashUukausi sitten
  • What I took from testing session? That Kimi never ages

    RainmanRainmanUukausi sitten
  • The common point I took from the testing is that testing reflects nothing to the teams' success for the season.

    Dennis MohneyDennis MohneyUukausi sitten
  • FYI you used the wrong Aston Martin logo

    V8HiluxV8HiluxUukausi sitten
  • Ship Merc the trophies.

    JUrry3JUrry3Uukausi sitten
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    John TophamJohn TophamUukausi sitten
  • Aston Martin had good long runs

    Alexandre DiasAlexandre DiasUukausi sitten
  • Every year Mercedes have done a tonne of mileage despite the sandbagging of their lap times. Sandbagging by not actually testing their car is a whole new level of over confidence. They definitely have issues to overcome before the season starts. They may well sort them out a win the first race, but at this stage they do look second fastest, at worst.

    Shifty MaloneShifty MaloneUukausi sitten
  • Mercedes isn't the problem, Lewis is!!

    Brian SuBrian SuUukausi sitten
  • If Mercedes do have a problem and are not competetive then we shall see just how talented the drivers really are . Fans may be in for a big shock !

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  • Possibly a noob question, so apologies in advance - I'm just wondering why more people aren't talking about the DAS ban for 2021 and how that may be having some impact on Mercedes' performance? I'm somewhat over only watching to see who finishes second these days, though I realize the smart money is on Mercedes showing up on race day, but is there no possibility that they've only started to realize problems with their design now because DAS was masking it to some extent before?

    James Rose-InnesJames Rose-InnesUukausi sitten
  • I really hope redbull manages to beat mercedes this year and give verstappen a world championship, but I guess only time will tell, either way can't wait for the season to begin again

    The Fizzlee NLThe Fizzlee NLUukausi sitten
  • Mercedes:"is struggling in testings" Bahrain Grand Prix:"Get in there Lewis"

    Andrea PiazzanoAndrea PiazzanoUukausi sitten
  • Was looking forward to some decent F1 related comments but its mostly just fanboys 🤮

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  • The best qualy time in Bahrain in 2020 was 1:27 or so. The best time was 1:29 by Versappen in testing, I think on 2022 prototype tyres so that's also something to consider. EVERYONE was sandbagging hard. Well sandbagging is a bit harsh but no-one was going all out. In regards to reliability because merc and aston had gearbox issues there's something to be mildly concerned about. Mclaren didn't but as far I know they don't use a Merc gearbox and use their own in house design. But because there's effectively 4 cars using the merc engine+gearbox combo, they'll have a lot of data and the issue will probably be resolved sooner rather than later. Only other things I got is Ocon is going to have a real hard time beating Alonso. You can say Alonso's one of the greats but he's been gone for almost 2 years. You'd expect Ocon to try to establish dominance even in testing. I think Ricciardo will beat Norris but not as confident about this one. This is based on both pairings probably running similar programs over the 3 days.

    Midori RingoMidori RingoUukausi sitten
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    Pixel BoujeePixel BoujeeUukausi sitten
  • Why doeq nobody talk about ferrari being only 0.5 seconds slower than their 2020 qualy lap when f1 cars are 1 sec slower due to the new regs

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    antyrramaantyrramaUukausi sitten
  • Is there a reason why Mazepin just has a white flag next to his name at 3:42??

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  • finally hamilton is not winning this year. bottas is

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    iliketowatchducksiliketowatchducksUukausi sitten
  • It seems to be that whenever mercedes have problems in testing they win both titles, look at 2020 they had terrible reliability with the gearbox and then had one of the most dominant seasons in their history.

    Overlord ShaggyOverlord ShaggyUukausi sitten
  • my prediction for F1 teams standings 1st Mercedes 2nd Red Bull 3rd McLaren 4th Alpine 5th Ferrari 6th Aston Martin 7th Alpha Tauri 8th Alfa Romeo Sauber 9th Williams 10th Haas

    Kaiser1914Kaiser1914Uukausi sitten
  • Mercedes are sandbagging. They will crush Red Bull and McLaren (who are the closest to Mercedes)

    Kaiser1914Kaiser1914Uukausi sitten
  • You people are mugs for believing some of the things you see in testing.

    Chaitanya GaurChaitanya GaurUukausi sitten
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    John Glenn LambayonJohn Glenn LambayonUukausi sitten
  • Bla bla bla... Merc just might simply be messing with our heads, if not well... It's about freaking time the competition are allowed to catch up to Merc. Far too many F1 fans are sick and tired of Merc and F1 brass bending the rules to suit them and Sir Hamilton Yoke revolution in F1.

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