How F1 teams prepare for winter testing

How F1 teams prepare for winter testing

As the start of F1 pre-season testing draws closer, GARY ANDERSON explains the steps that are taken to get a car from the drawing board to the track and what will be in the minds of engineers over the next few weeks

With just a few days to go before Formula 1 pre-season testing starts in Barcelona, the teams will be working frantically through their final preparations.

Having been an F1 technical director overseeing this process many times, I thought it would be worth answering some of the key questions about this crucial and high-pressure part of the season.

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