What we learned from Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll’s first AMR 22 run in Barcelona »FirstSportz

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Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll with AMR22

Aston Martin entering the 2022 season with a lot to prove after a disappointing 2021 campaign that saw them finish P7 in the constructors’ championship. Sebastian Vettel and Lance goes for a walk to Barcelona’s tracks for testing with the primary goal of aggregating full tracking data on the performance of next-generation challengers.

Words from Aston Martin Performance Director Tom McCullough”The first two days test in Barcelona is reasonable productivity, ” Summary of the pre-season testing that took place for Aston Martin. The first two days have seen Aston Martin The car did a few laps but compared to the other teams, their laps were lower after they were forced to finish their third day test early after an oil leak caused the car to catch on fire with Sebastian Vettel at the wheel.

Sebastien Vettel Time and laps completed

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Sebastian Vettel

Four-time F1 world champion Sebastian Vettel names AMR22 “A completely different animal” as he believes “there is still a lot to understand,” about it. He attended all of Aston Martin’s training with his last day cut short after a small oil leak caused a fire.

Sebastian Vettel finished P6 on the first two days of the test and P5 on the final day after hitting the fastest of the 174 laps he completed in the test, 1,19,824.

Test date Fastest lap Grant Completed rounds
Day One (February 23) 1.21.276 P6 52 rounds
Monday (February 24) 1.20.784 P6 74 rounds
Tuesday (February 25) 1.19.824 P5 48 rounds

Lance’s time and lap is complete

Lance Stroll
Lance Stroll

Lance Stroll was unable to complete his entire 3-day test following a fire incident on the morning of the 3rd when Sebastian Vettel was behind the wheel. He was only able to complete 122 laps with the highest score and the fastest lap came on Day 2 of the competition.

Test date Fastest lap Grant Completed rounds
The first day 1.23.327 P13 67 rounds
Monday 1.21,920 P12 55 rounds
The third day

The Struggles Aston Martin Faces

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Sebastian Vettel’s car breakdown during Tuesday morning inspection

Aston Martin did a total of 296 laps in three days of testing, putting them 7th in total team laps in the grid and the big problem they suffered was the car breaking down in the morning. session of Day 3. This meant that Sebastian Vettel had to cut his test run short.

Lance Stroll was unable to produce a performance comparable to his fellow car mates. He was forced to miss his Day 3 test run after the crash and missed an opportunity to run some laps that would have helped him get to know the machine better before starting his test run in Bahrain.

Aston Martin’s radical new design failed to ratify the proposed return and the team also struggled to achieve the same maximum weight rating as the other teams.

Positives for Aston Martin to take away

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Aston Martin AMR22 in Barcelona

Although their highlight in Barcelona is an Aston Martin passenger car, there is also something to cheer for. They were by far the better performing team in midfield during testing. The new challenger also represents the strong personality displayed by the Aston Martin team as they are able to put out a car on it with some team-specific designs after the 2021 disaster and lots of personal changes. Multiplication took place at the highest level.

Another highlight for them is how steadfast Sebastian Vettel has been in keeping the car in line with the line he is taking as testament to the car’s stability. The team has a really good base to build on, and the risk they took when designing the car could see them reap a lot of benefits by 2022.

Also read: “We’ll see in Q3 in Bahrain”: Max Verstappen after finishing second to Russell in final day of testing

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