Inside testing: Daily Barcelona blog

Inside testing: Daily Barcelona blog

AUTOSPORT's F1 editor Edd Straw is one of our team on the ground at Barcelona this week. He'll take you inside the test with a blog at the end of each day

Monday at Barcelona

Just like last year's Chinese Grand Prix race day - when the volcano ash stranded F1 teams in Shanghai - the final day of the Barcelona test was a sideshow to goings on elsewhere. It had been clear for some days that the Bahrain Grand Prix would almost certainly be cancelled, but there was still intrigue surrounding the situation.

With teams starting the day with half an eye on whether they would have to pack up with the intention of heading east for the March 3 test or plan to return to action in Spain.

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