The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel finished the first half of the penultimate test day in Barcelona on the first place.
Sebastian drove his fastest lap in 1.19,024, updating the best score of the tests in 2017.
0,328 seconds Vettel lost Lewis Hamilton. The top three was closed by the representative of the Force India Esteban Windows, but its behind the German was already more than one second.
It should be noted that the first three riders of the intermediate report, drove their fastest laps on the soft and fast compound Pirelli, namely Ultrasoft. All three also managed to overcome the barrier of 50 of circles.
The fourth spot is occupied by Daniil Kvyat. The Russians just shot your fastest lap around the Catalan circuit in 1.20,416 on Supersoft. The gap Daniel from the leadership indicator was 1.392 seconds. In the morning Kvyat wrapped around the 34 range.
Behind him in the Bayou located Daniel ricciardo and Kevin Magnussen. Seventh goes Stoffel Vandorn, although for the last hour of the session it MCL32 broke down twice, which caused the appearance on the track the red flags. It is unknown how serious the technical problems befell McLaren-Honda in this case.
The eighth was Jolyon Palmer, and the most productive morning came from Marcus Ericsson and lance Stroll. Sauber and Williams probably checked the reliability of, and not chasing a fast time: mark drove in the morning 88 laps, and lance – 85.
Test teams on the circuit in Barcelona will resume in an hour, namely at 16:00 Moscow time.
For a text stream of the penultimate day of the official tests in Barcelona with photos and video can be monitored on our website
|3.||Esteban Windows||Force India||1.20,161||+1,137||51|
|4.||Daniil Kvyat||Toro Rosso||1.20,416||+1,392||34|
|5.||Daniel Ricciardo||Red Bull Racing||1.20,824||+1,800||41|
|6.||Kevin Magnussen||Haas F1||1.20,863||+1,839||45|
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