The Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas showed the best time on the results the morning of the final day of testing in Bahrain, AUTOSPORT reports.
“Silver arrows” continued aerodynamic testing and tires, started on the eve of Lewis Hamilton. During the first four hours of the day, Bottas drove the greatest distance among all participants, 79 laps, and led the Protocol with a score of 1.31,771. This time round Finn was established without T-shaped wing on his car W08, and after that, the team focused on the long series of circles, to try to find reasons for Sunday in the race of Valtteri had problems with the tires.
Ended the morning session for Mercedes stop due to technical problems in the fourth turn.
Second place was taken by the racer Force India Esteban Windows, ride 0,371 seconds slower than Bottas. After lunch the car VJM10 sit Sergio Perez.
Russian driver Daniil Kvyat showed the third time 1.32,213 and gave the Window just 0,071 seconds. Passed distance the pilot Toro Rosso was the second, after 61 circle.
Another Russian, the backup driver of Renault, Sergei Sirotkin, took eighth place with 44 laps.
The winner of Bahrain Grand Prix Sebastian Vettel due to technical problems and the forced replacement of the engine most of the time spent in the pits and scored only eight laps.
But after the bad first day in full managed to win the team McLaren. Stoffel Vandorn drove almost 50 laps, finished sixth and lost to the leader in just 1.4 seconds.
|2.||Esteban Windows||Force India||1.32,142||+0,371||60|
|3.||Daniil Kvyat||Toro Rosso||1.32,213||+0,442||61|
|7.||Kevin Magnussen||Haas F1||1.33,192||+1,421||37|
|9.||Pierre Went Out||Red Bull Racing||1.34,407||+2,636||51|
|11.||Carlos Sainz Jr.||Toro Rosso||–||0|
|12.||Sergio Perez||Force India||–||0|
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