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23 Jun 2024
GOODBYE FROM BARCELONA πŸ‘‹
Our live coverage from the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya has come to a close. A tough weekend for Albono, but plenty of learnings to take from it. Join us next week for more live coverage from the Austrian GP. πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ή
23 Jun 2024
JAMES VOWLES to ALEX
"Thanks for persisting with it. We are off the pace here. That's the bit that's important to me. Make sure we come back here next year stronger, that we have a better car."
23 Jun 2024
AND THAT'S IT
Alex crosses the chequered flag in P18. It was always going to be a difficult drive starting from the pit lane with our No.23 fighting an up-hill battle from lights out.
23 Jun 2024
A CLOSE ONE 😯
Alex has a quick snap of oversteer into turn 4 and runs off into the gravel. No visible damage and is able to return to the track - still in P18. LAP 61/66
23 Jun 2024
13 LAPS TO GO 🏎️
Approaching the closing stages here in Barcelona. Alex currently running P18 and is catching RIC in front. LAP 54/66
23 Jun 2024
BOX BOX πŸ…ΏοΈ
Alex pits for more fresh soft tyres and comes out in P19 - 8 seconds behind the RB of RIC. LAP 45/66
23 Jun 2024
STICKING IT OUT πŸ›ž
Alex now 22 laps into his softs - P15 currently... LAP 42/66
23 Jun 2024
TRYING THE ALTERNATIVE 🧐
Alex once again finds himself as the only driver on a tyre compound - currently 16 laps into his softs... LAP 36/66
23 Jun 2024
ALEX to PIT
"I don't know if the wind has died but the tyres are coming back to me."
23 Jun 2024
CLIMBING THE GRID πŸ’ͺ
TSU, BOT and MAG all pit resulting in our No.23 climbing to P16 for now... LAP 31/66
23 Jun 2024
UP A PLACE πŸ™Œ
Alex moves past teammate Logan once again to go into P19. LAP 26/66
23 Jun 2024
PIT to ALEX
"We've now got a good tyre advantage over people ahead."
23 Jun 2024
BOX BOX πŸ“¦
Alex boxes for fresh softs and heads back out in P20. LAP 20/66
23 Jun 2024
ALEX to PIT
*"Alex if you've got anything left you can start to push." "No, I don't, I don't." LAP 19/66
23 Jun 2024
RUNNING LONGER πŸ›ž
Alex running longer on his medium tyres. Currently in P11 with others ahead of him boxing. LAP 15/66
23 Jun 2024
PIT to ALEX
"We're thinking plan A plus 5. So, you're doing a good job."
23 Jun 2024
PU issues?
Alex reporting signs of potential issues with his PU - hopefully nothing too serious, but we will see...
23 Jun 2024
UP TO P16 πŸ’ͺ
ZHO, TSU and MAG all pit with Alex rising the leaderboard to P16 for now... LAP 11/66
23 Jun 2024
ALEX to PIT
"It looks easier for me than the others."
23 Jun 2024
RB IN SIGHT 🎯
Alex has the rear wing of RIC in his sights - looking like a matter of time... LAP 9/66
23 Jun 2024
PIT to ALEX
"We're now on the quicker tyre."
23 Jun 2024
UP THE GRID πŸ“ˆ
Alex moves past teammate Logan Sargeant to go into P19 - let's go!
23 Jun 2024
DRS TRAIN πŸš‚
Alex now at the back of a 9-car DRS train - not far away now!
23 Jun 2024
CATCHING THE PACK 🐺
Alex making up ground here to the back of the pack! Just over 1 second out now...
23 Jun 2024
LIGHTS OUT 🟒
And we are off at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya! Alex rolls out from the pit lane to the back of the grid!
23 Jun 2024
Locked in πŸ”’
23 Jun 2024
PIT LANE START πŸ…ΏοΈ
Alex will be starting today's race from the pit lane following changes made to his FW46 after parc ferme. Opting for fresh mediums to start with today - the only driver not on softs...
23 Jun 2024
RACE DAY BABY 😎
We are back from Barca! 5 minutes to go till lights out - come on Albono!
22 Jun 2024
SEE YOU TOMORROW πŸ‘‹
That's it for our live qualifying coverage - we'll be back from Barcelona tomorrow to bring you all your Alex race day updates πŸ™‚
22 Jun 2024
Q1 CHEQUERED FLAG 🏁
And that's it for Q1 - the difficult weekend continues as Alex starts P19 in tomorrow's race.
22 Jun 2024
BOX BOX πŸ“¦
Alex boxes following his flying lap - that may be it for his Q1 running...
22 Jun 2024
SPEEDING THINGS UP 🏎️
Alex improves on his time with a 1:13.153 - P12 as things stand...
22 Jun 2024
FRESH WHEELS πŸ›ž
Alex rolls back out with some more fresh softs on - currently sitting P16 on the leaderboard...
22 Jun 2024
PARKED UP πŸ…ΏοΈ
Alex dives back into the garage for now...
22 Jun 2024
TIME ON THE BOARD! πŸ’ͺ
Alex sets a 1:13.398! Currently sitting in the top 10.
22 Jun 2024
ALBONO ON TRACK 😁
Alex heads onto the circuit for his out lap...
22 Jun 2024
Suited and booted...
22 Jun 2024
GREEN LIGHT IN Q1 🚦
Go time in Q1 - Alex currently getting set in the garage!
22 Jun 2024
QUALI TIME ⏱️
We are back from the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya! 10 minutes to go till the start of Q1 - Let's go Albono!
22 Jun 2024
Hasta la vista πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ
That's it for FP3! Alex finishes the final practice session of the weekend in P8 - see you later for quali!
22 Jun 2024
LAUNCH PRACTICE πŸš€
And that's it for FP3! Alex currently getting some launch practice in these final moments...
22 Jun 2024
MORE TRACK ACTION πŸ’ͺ
Albono heads back onto the circuit for the final minute here! One last push in practice...
22 Jun 2024
INTO THE PITS πŸ…ΏοΈ
Alex heads back to the garage with 2 minutes to go here - currently P8 in the FP3 standings...
22 Jun 2024
Under the beating sun 🌞
22 Jun 2024
7 MINUTES TO GO 🧐
Alex rolls out for the final remaining minutes of practice here in Barcelona...
22 Jun 2024
BOX BOX πŸ“¦
Albono heads back into the garage for now after another 3 laps...
22 Jun 2024
P5 FOR NOW πŸ’ͺ
Alex sets a 1:13.753 to go P5 for the moment!
22 Jun 2024
BACK ON TRACK 🏎️
Albono heads back onto the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya! Fresh soft tyres for our No.23 here...20 minutes of practice to go!
22 Jun 2024
30 MINS TO GO ⏰
Alex boxes while currently running P10 here in Barcelona with a 1:14.655...
22 Jun 2024
ALEX to PIT
"The tyres aren't quite there in turn 2 or 3"
22 Jun 2024
ALEX to PIT
"Engine through 2 and 3 is good. I don't need a change there"
22 Jun 2024
FRESH RED PIRELLIS πŸ›ž
Some fresh soft tyres on Alex's FW46 here...
22 Jun 2024
FINALLY! πŸ™Œ
Albono rolls out onto track after 20 minutes of waiting. Let's go!
22 Jun 2024
ALL QUIET IN BARCA
Only 8 drivers on track right now - and Alex is not one of them...
22 Jun 2024
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22 Jun 2024
Lid on - ready to roll...
22 Jun 2024
GREEN LIGHT IN BARCA 🟒
And we are underway in FP3! Alex currently in the Williams garage getting set for on track action...
22 Jun 2024
Alex getting set
22 Jun 2024
Hola πŸ‘‹
Good afternoon from sunny Spain! We are minutes away from FP3 - Let's go Albono!
21 Jun 2024
FP2 🏁
That's all from Alex's Friday! His best time came in the quali simulations, a 1:14.807... See you tomorrow for FP3 and Qualification in Spain! πŸ‘‹
21 Jun 2024
PIT to Alex
That's six time laps remaining.
21 Jun 2024
10 minutes remaining ⏳
Last chance to gather data for the race...
21 Jun 2024
Another change πŸ˜΅β€πŸ’«
Alex is in and out for another switch, this time to the used soft tyre...
21 Jun 2024
PIT to Alex
Box, Alex, box! OK, Alex, we're going to hold you for about 10 seconds just to have a better track position.
21 Jun 2024
Back to the hard tyres πŸ›ž
Alex returns to track in his FW46 for some longer runs with hards fitted.
21 Jun 2024
Box Box πŸ…ΏοΈ
Albono is wheeled back into his bay following a second push on softs...
21 Jun 2024
Building πŸ“ˆ
Up to P6! Alex manages his best time of the day with a 1:14.807.
21 Jun 2024
Heading out ‴️
Alex rolls back out onto the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya with softs this time around.
21 Jun 2024
Box Box πŸ…ΏοΈ
Back to the garage for Albono with a 1:16.272 as his fastest lap on the white-walled rubber.
21 Jun 2024
Alex to PIT
The car feels OK. It's just I'm lacking a bit of front in turn 1. It feels like the front is too cold.
21 Jun 2024
Green Light 🟒
Here we go, FP2 is underway in Spain... Alex is straight on track with a set of hard tyres fitted.
21 Jun 2024
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21 Jun 2024
FP2 incoming πŸ‘€
Good afternoon from the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya! We are back for the second practice session of today - FP2 in 10 minutes...
21 Jun 2024
FP1 🏁
Alex's first hour behind the wheel at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya is complete, ending the session in P10!
21 Jun 2024
Long run time πŸ‘Š
Alex is gathering some long run data with medium tyres fitted... Five minutes of FP1 remaining.
21 Jun 2024
FP1 resumed 🟒
The debris has now been cleared so we are back underway with Alex immediately out on track!
21 Jun 2024
Red flag 🚩
FP1 comes to a halt as there is some debris on the track. Alex returns to the garage...
21 Jun 2024
PIT to Alex
Okay Alex, so we'll box this lap, and we'll drive through the pitlane just to get the temperatures down a little bit more.
21 Jun 2024
Finding time πŸ’ͺ
A new quickest lap of the session for Alex as he manages a 1:15.417, which slots him in at P6.
21 Jun 2024
Go time again πŸ‘€
Albono rolls back on track for his second stint of FP1 on soft tyres.
21 Jun 2024
Box Box πŸ…ΏοΈ
Back to the garage as Alex and the team make some adjustments.
21 Jun 2024
Picking up the pace πŸ“ˆ
Alex records a new best lap time - 1:16.976 - which is enough for P10.
21 Jun 2024
Finding time ⏱️
Another push and improvement from Alex as he sets a time of 1:17.124.
21 Jun 2024
On the timing sheets πŸ“Š
Alex sets a 1:17.432 on his first flying lap of the day.
21 Jun 2024
PIT to Alex
Go switch to go push.
21 Jun 2024
Here we go 🏎️
And the FW46 of Albono rolls out on track. Here we go!
21 Jun 2024
Waiting 🀫
All quiet from Alex's garage so far in the opening minutes...
21 Jun 2024
Green Light 🟒
The first hour of running at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya is a go!
21 Jun 2024
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21 Jun 2024
Hola πŸ‘‹
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