On the final day of testing at Barcelona before the kickoff to the 2010 season in Bahrain on 14 March, Lewis Hamilton went quickest for McLaren.
Photographs from the final day of the Barcelona test.
On the third day of testing at Barcelona, drizzle in the morning and a few rain showers in the afternoon disrupted many of the programmes that the teams were trying to accomplish.
Photographs from day 3 of the Barcelona test.
The second of four days of the final test before the start of the 2010 Formula One season took place at the Circuit de Catalunya, in Barcelona.
Photographs from day 2 of the Barcelona test.
The final test before the start of the 2010 Formula One World Championship began today at the Circuit de Catalunya, in Barcelona, Spain, today.
Photographs from day 1 of the Barcelona test.
Less then one day after Force India announced his departure, James Key has been named as BMW Sauber's new Technical Director, taking over from Willy Rampf.
In a reshuffling at the Force India team, Mark Smith has been named the new Technical Director.
Serbian backed Stefan GP have been forced to cancel a planned test at the Algarve track, in Portugal, because of a lack of tyres.
Over the past two days Lotus has played host to prestigious visitors.
2009 Formula 2 champion Andy Soucek has been named as Virgin Racing's reserve driver for the 2010 season, and will attend races with the team.
Jenson Button made the most of the perfect weather conditions that greeted the teams on their final day of testing in Jerez de la Frontera to set the best time of these two weeks and confirm the view he expressed on Friday.
In the third day of testing in Jerez, Mark Webber set the best time in a 2010-spec Formula One car on Friday, making the most of the fine weather the teams and drivers enjoyed at the end of the afternoon.
It is expected that there will be an announcement shortly of a restructuring of the Campos Meta team, with Jose Ramon Carabante taking 100% ownership in the team.
More rain sums up how things have gone so far in the second week of testing in Southern Spain. The forecast wasn't good for Thursday but was quite accurate for once.
Testing resumed in Jerez de la Frontera after three days off, but the weather has continued to disrupt the teams' plans. With Lotus joining the ten teams that had been in Southern Spain since last week, there were eleven cars in action on Wednesday.
Lotus is the latest team to launch their 2010 Formula One chassis, unveiling it in London today at the Royal Horticultural Hall. The Lotus T127 uses the green and yellow colours that are remanisant of the legendary team in the 1950s and 1960s.
Red Bull Racing unveiled their 2010 RB6 chassis at Jerez today - the last of the existing teams to launch.
Force India today unveiled it's 2010 challenger, the VJM03. The team will begin testing the car tomorrow in Jerez.
Ralf Schumacher has confirmed today that the Stefan GP team, which is still hoping to obtain an entry to Formula One, is interested in signing the German driver for the coming season.
Mercedes GP has confirmed that Nick Heidfeld will be the team's 2010 reserve and test driver.
Day three of the first pre-season at Valencia saw Ferrari's domination continue, Fernando Alonso carrying on where his team mate Felipe Massa left off, leading the time sheets during almost the entire session.
Photographs from day 3 of the Valencia test.
Virgin Racing is the first of the new F1 teams to unveil it's 2010 chassis, the VR-01.
The second day of Formula One testing for 2010 continued today at Valencia, where Felipe Massa once again dominated the test sessions, setting the fastest time of the day.
Photographs from day 2 of the Valencia test.
The Force India team has announced today that it has signed Paul di Resta to be it's test and reserve driver for 2010.
In a meeting of the Formula One Commission yesterday, Formula One teams have approved a number of rule changes for the coming season.
The 2010 Formula One pre-season kicked off today at the Valencia circuit. Seven new cars hit the track on a day with fine weather, allowing most of the teams to put in significant mileage and learn more about their new cars.
Photographs from day 1 of the Valencia test.
Mercedes GP today hit the track for the first time with it's new chassis for 2010, the MGP W01, at the Valencia circuit.
Photos of the new MGP W01
Photos of the new Toro Rosso STR5 chassis