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Pre-season testing rearranged following calendar update

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The Formula 1 pre-season testing schedule has been altered due to the change in the 2016 race calendar released this week, with the first of the two scheduled four-day tests brought forward.

The two tests, both scheduled to be run at the Circuit de Catalunya, were set to run on 01-04 March and 15-18 March 2016 respectively, but the announcement of the calendar and the Australian Grand Prix now being scheduled for 20 March, the pre-season test dates had to be altered.

The rescheduled line-up now sees the opening test being run between 22-25 February, with the second test on 01-04 March, with just a few days gap between the two tests rather than the two week gap initially set out.

The earlier test dates also mean teams will need to have their new-for-2016 cars ready to test earlier than they were expecting to had the tests been run on the initial dates.

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