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Williams driver tops testing times ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso
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26 February 2010

Williams driver Nico Hulkenberg was fastest on day two of the final Formula One test in Barcelona.

Most of the teams who took part today ran on low fuel to prepare qualifying set-ups, before switching to longer race simulation stints in the afternoon. Teams also took advantage of the dry weather, something which hasn’t been a regular feature of the year’s previous tests.

See the pics from today's action in Barcelona

Hulkenburg was faster than Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, who had been setting the pace for much of the day.

Virgin was back on track with Timo Glock after his team mate Lucas di Grassi damaged the team’s car yesterday. Jarno Trulli ran for Lotus – the two aforementioned teams are the only ones of F1’s new quartet to take part in the pre season testing following the continued absence of both Campos Meta and US F1.

Unofficial testing times

1. Hulkenberg Williams-Cosworth 1:20.6142. Alonso Ferrari 1:20.6373. de la Rosa BMW-Sauber 1:20.9734. Liuzzi Force India-Mercedes 1:21.0565. Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1:21.2586. Alguersuari Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1:21.5717. M.Schumacher Mercedes GP 1:21.6898. Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1:22.1529. Kubica Renault 1:24.91210. Trulli Lotus-Cosworth 1:25.52411. Glock Virgin-Cosworth 1:25.942

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kdwilcox 26 February 2010

Re: Alonso sets the pace for Ferrari

So,you suggest that two times world champion

Fernado Alonso is a cheat.

Well i do not need to suggest that 7 times world champion

M.Schumacher is a 3 times cheat,it is a fact.

VirginPower 26 February 2010

Re: Alonso sets the pace for Ferrari

The cars look bloody awful in action. The front tyres are puny and the proportions are shot.

Next year the regulations should increase both rear and front tyre width and allow for a wider body to accommodate the fuel tanks. Or just bring back refuelling; after all, that is the most fuel-efficient way to complete a race.

Symanski 26 February 2010

Re: Alonso sets the pace for Ferrari

VirginPower wrote:
By pretending to spin off, the dirty little bugger Alonso

Are you suggesting that two times World Champion Fernado Alonso is a cheat?

Quite agree too.....

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