F1's top 10 pre-season testing shocks

F1's top 10 pre-season testing shocks

As F1's second pre-season test of the year kicks off at Barcelona, AUTOSPORT gathers up 10 of the most eye-catching shock 'winter world championship' moments from the sport's history

The second pre-season test of F1 2012 gets underway at Barcelona on Tuesday morning with Mercedes taking centre stage as it launches its MGP W03 – the car it hopes can move it closer to the dominant Red Bull squad – most of the rest adding to the mileage they achieved at Jerez, and Marussia and HRT yet to show off their new machines.

Pre-season running, as we've all seen in the past, has been known to throw up a surprise or two, so here at AUTOSPORT, we decided to trawl through our archives to unearth the shock moments of tests gone by.

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