The Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel led the Protocol of the morning session of the penultimate day of testing in Barcelona, showing the best time of two weeks.
Ten minutes before the chequered flag, the German drove on the tires Hypersoft round 1.17,182 and became the first seven days of preseason tests, who managed to get out of 1.18 on the circle. Yesterday Daniel ricciardo on the same type of rubber showed the result of 1.18,047.
The second line of the results in the morning unexpectedly took the pilot Haas Kevin Magnussen, who lost to Vettel 1,178 seconds. However, it is worth noting that Dane ran a Supersoft. Most racers like Vettel, his fastest time set at Hypersoft, therefore the results were very unusual. But if the third time Nico Hulkenberg, fourth Pierre went Out on Ultrasoft and fifth time of Stoffele of Vandorn has not caused a huge surprise, here is the sixth line of the Protocol’s Marcus Ericsson was a surprise. Racer Sauber has shown time 1.19,244, behind Vettel 2,062 seconds.
As for the racers Mercedes and Red Bull Racing, they spent the morning on the harder rubber compounds and was in classification very far. Valtteri Bottas showed Medium 1.19,532 and came seventh, while Max Verstappen on the Soft was only the tenth with a time of 1.19,842.
Robert Kubica, who worked this morning, drove 73 laps and had the best time until Williams on these tests – 1:19.629.
All four hours have passed in mode, the green flags, there were no technical problems and accidents. The greatest distance traveled Bottes – 94 circle, less on account of Vandorn – 47 rounds.
|2.||Kevin Magnussen||Haas F1||1.18,360||+1,178||76|
|4.||Pierre Went Out||Toro Rosso||1.18,758||+1,576||67|
|9.||Sergio Perez||Force India||1.19,634||+2,452||71|
|10.||Max Verstappen||Red Bull Racing||1.19,842||+2,660||77|
|13.||Carlos Sainz Jr.||Renault||–||0|
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