Antonio Giovinazzi in the car
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February 26th, 2019

99 laps for car number 99

99 laps for car number 99 as Antonio Giovinazzi completes the first day of T02

26.02.2019

Alfa Romeo Racing kicked off the second week of testing with Antonio Giovinazzi in the cockpit. The Italian completed another successful day, putting in a total of 99 laps behind the wheel of the team’s 2019 contender at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

Building on the progress made over the past week, the team focused on set-up work and tyre testing today. The team gained further valuable insight into their potential and will continue optimizing their car ahead of the Grand Prix in Australia.

Tomorrow, Kimi Räikkönen will be behind the wheel of the Alfa Romeo Racing C38 again.

Antonio Giovinazzi (car number 99):
“We have concluded another constructive day and started the second week of testing on a positive note. With another 99 laps down, I feel good in the car and am satisfied with the progress we are making. We continue to learn about our strengths as a team with every day spent on track and are motivated to continue of this path. I look forward to being back in the car on Thursday.”

Circuit: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya / 4.655 km
Driver: Antonio Giovinazzi
Weather: sunny and dry; air 5-21°C, track 5-31°C
Chassis / engine: Alfa Romeo Racing C38 – 01 / Ferrari
Laps: 99 laps, 460,845 km
Fastest lap: 1:18.589 (C4)