Pilot Williams Felipe Massa showed the best time on the first day of the final block of pre-season tests in Barcelona.
After the lunch break no one was able to surpass the figure of the Brazilian at around 1.19,726, which allowed him to retain the Supreme position in the Protocol.
Moreover, Felipe was the best and number of laps – 168. The same number of laps passed and today the Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel, located on the third position in the results table. Between Ground and squeezed Vettel Daniel ricciardo of Red Bull Racing: Australian lost to Felipe 0,174 seconds and won the elusive Sebastian 0.006 seconds.
Despite the fact that Valtteri Bottas drove much more laps compared to his teammate Lewis Hamilton, the Finn failed to beat three times world champion, retained for a fourth place.
The sixth position at the end of the day took Esteban Windows, which became the third “centurion” today, after 142 laps.
The day Nico was much better than Jolyon Palmer: if the British closed the Protocol of the results with 13th place, the German ended the day seventh, having recorded in their asset 57 laps. Kevin Magnussen was eighth.
To the cherished hundreds have fallen short and Daniil Kvyat: the Russian driver managed to drive 83 laps of the circuit in Barcelona. If we talk about Daniel’s time, he lost Weight 2,017 seconds.
After the lunch break and the change of the power plant Honda Stoffel Vandorn, representing McLaren, wrapped together in a day of 80 laps. 11-th and 12-th place was taken by the pilots Sauber Pascal Wehrlein and Marcus Ericsson respectively.
Live text commentary from the first day of the official tests in Barcelona with photos and video can be viewed on our website.
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|2.||Daniel Ricciardo||Red Bull Racing||1.19,900||+0,174||89|
|6.||Esteban Windows||Force India||1.21,347||+1,621||142|
|8.||Kevin Magnussen||Haas F1||1.21,676||+1,950||81|
|9.||Daniil Kvyat||Toro Rosso||1.21,743||+2,017||83|
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