Mercedes racer Lewis Hamilton has completed a leader’s morning session of the second day pre-season tests in Barcelona, traveling the greatest distance ahead of almost two seconds nearest rival Kimi Raikkonen.
Your best lap 1.20,983, the British drove on the tires Supersoft literally 10 minutes before the checkered flag. For comparison, its time pole position at the Grand Prix of Spain last year was 1:22.000.
Like the day before, Hamilton drove the full race distance of 66 laps. After lunch, it will replace Valtteri Bottas.
Kimi Raikkonen, on Tuesday replaced Sebastian Vettel driving Ferrari SF70-H was the second time and passed distance – 47 rounds.
The third line of the Protocol of the morning session took the new racer Force India Esteban Windows, losing two seconds to the leader. The Frenchman drove 27 laps, and eight minutes before the chequered flag stopped on the track due to technical problems.
Rounded out the top five at the end of the morning the pilot Haas Kevin Magnussen and Max Verstappen, winner of last year’s race in Barcelona.
Russian racer Daniel Quat first sat behind the wheel STR12 after the shakedown at Misano 22 February, showed the sixth result. Passed distance the pilot Toro Rosso was second only to Hamilton and Raikkonen, after 44 laps.
Rookie of the Formula 1 lance Stroll was marked by a departure in the gravel, but the truth, without serious consequences. In the Protocol, the canadian finished in seventh place.
The second day of the ongoing problems at McLaren. After returning to the pits at the end of the first round Stoffel Vandorn stopped at the entrance to the pitlane, and in the middle of the fourth hour became aware of new problems and the need to replace the engine. However, the Belgian rookie drove at least 29 laps, while Antonio Giovinazzi temporary replacement at Sauber Pascal Wehrlein, overcome, only two laps, but Jolyon Palmer has scored one installation lap at the very end of processii.
For a text stream of the second day of tests with photos and video you can watch on our site.
|3.||Esteban Windows||Force India||1.23,045||+2,062||27|
|4.||Kevin Magnussen||Haas F1||1.23,200||+2,217||36|
|5.||Max Verstappen||Red Bull Racing||1.23,212||+2,229||31|
|6.||Daniil Kvyat||Toro Rosso||1.25,012||+4,029||44|
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