McLaren driver fastest of all 23 drivers in Barcelona's final pre season F1 test
1 March 2010

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton ended Formula One's final pre season test in Barcelona as fastest of all 23 drivers who took part.

In the combined times taken from all four days of the test, Hamilton was fastest from Red Bull's Mark Webber and Ferrari's Felipe Massa. Hamilton's team mate Jenson Button was 15th overall, while Mercedes' Michael Schumacher was ninth.

See the pics from the final F1 test in Barcelona

Only two of F1's four new teams took part in the test, Virgin and Lotus, after the continued absence of both Campos and US F1. Campos is expected to make the grid for Bahrain in 13 days time, although US F1's future looks less secure. Stefan GP is ready to take its place on the grid should the American team fail to make it.

Combined testing times from Barcelona

1. Hamilton McLaren 1:20.4722. Webber Red Bull 1:20.4963. Massa Ferrari 1:20.5394. Sutil Force India 1:20.6115. Hulkenberg Williams 1:20.6146. Alonso Ferrari 1:20.6377. Vettel Red Bull 1:20.6678. Rosberg Mercedes 1:20.6869. M.Schumacher Mercedes 1:20.74510. Barrichello Williams 1:20.87011. Kobayashi Sauber 1:20.91112. de la Rosa Sauber 1:20.97313. Liuzzi Force India 1:21.05614. Buemi Toro Rosso 1:21.41315. Button McLaren 1:21.45016. Alguersuari Toro Rosso 1:21.57117. Petrov Renault 1:22.52318. Kubica Renault 1:23.17519. Trulli Lotus 1:25.05920. Kovalainen Lotus 1:25.25121. Glock Virgin 1:25.94222. di Grassi Virgin 1:26.16023. Fauzy Lotus 1:28.002

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1 March 2010

[quote Autocar]Hamilton was fastest from Red Bull's Mark Webber and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso.[/quote]

Sorry Autocar, but according to your own times it was MASSA who was third quickest. Fernado "Estafador" Alonso was sixth.

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3. Massa Ferrari 1:20.539

4. Sutil Force India 1:20.611

5. Hulkenberg Williams 1:20.614

6. Alonso Ferrari 1:20.637


Remind me what happened before when Alonso's team mate was quicker?

1 March 2010

Wow....most of the times are soooo close,lets hope the racing is the same when the season starts!!!!! shoud be one of the best for along while.

1 March 2010

Might be the only time too!, no, really, just look at the times, Schumacher could be right saying at least eight teams are in with a chance of the titles.

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