(Updated, more pictures added including Honda 2009 wing)
The winter testing for 2009 Formula One season begins in Barcelona today. The are is some added excitement about the testing this winter as all the teams will have to come up with brand new cars for next season, very different from the 2008 Formula 1 machinery. So far all we have had were speculations, more speculations, and few photos of Williams wings. Today BMW Sauber put their new wings to test (and public display) – large, wide and low front wing, small, narrow and high rear wing. That “Credit Suisse” painted part of the front wing seems to the movable one. All the winglets, horns and mini fins are gone. They still however run the car with grooved tyres, but those will not be used in Formula 1 from 2009 season.
As the yellow triangular electric shock danger warning next to BMW logo suggests, BWM Sauber is conducting KERS test as well today. Electric shock warnings on F1 cars …
Check also photos Kotenok took at the track yesterday ! Follow this link to Kotenok’s F1Wolf Club photo page.
Photos: BMW Motorsports, Honda Racing F1