The first official preseason testing for Formula1 2012 Championship is about to get started at Jerez with 11 teams present and Marussia being the bad student.
The Spanish circuit officials have issues the running order for the event and only nine cars will be allowed to run for the first time, among the runners Mercedes GP will bring to the test the last year car and their main goal is to test the new Pirelli tyres.
HRT F1 Team will also be present with the F111 and they want to give Pedro de la Rosa as much running time as possible in order get him fit by the time the season will start.
Official running order is as follows:
|Force India||di Resta||di Resta||Hulkenberg||Hulkenberg|
|Caterham||TBA||TBA||TBA||Giedo van der Garde|
|Mercedes||Rosberg / Schumacher||Schumacher||Rosberg|
|HRT F1 Team||de la Rosa||de la Rosa||–||–|