Lotus’ Romain Grosjean set top fastest lap-time in second day of final pre-season Formula 1 test at Barcelona on Friday.
The second day morning session was mostly wet conditioned, and slowly the track drying, but the final stage completed with rain.
McLaren’s Jenson Button set second fastest, morning session the Brit finished on top with medium compound.
The Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado managed third fastest lap-time ahead of reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel, before the lunch session the German took tenth fastest only.
Sauber’s Nico Hulkenberg done fifth fastest ahead of Force India’s Adrian Sutil. Toro Rosso’s Daniel Ricciardo managed seventh fastest.
Marussia’s Max Chilton and Caterham’s Giedo van der Garde set eighth and ninth quickest lap-time respectively. Mercedes Nico Rosberg and Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso elected to longer run.
Second Day Times
Pos Driver Team Time Gap Laps
1. Romain Grosjean Lotus 1m22.716s 88
2. Jenson Button McLaren 1m23.181s + 0.465s 72
3. Pastor Maldonado Williams 1m23.628s + 0.912s 75
4. Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 1m23.743s + 1.027s 65
5. Nico Hulkenberg Sauber 1m23.744s + 1.028s 79
6. Adrian Sutil Force India 1m24.215s + 1.499s 62
7. Daniel Ricciardo Toro Rosso 1m25.483s + 2.767s 61
8. Max Chilton Marussia 1m25.598s + 2.882s 75
9. Giedo van der Garde Caterham 1m26.316s + 3.600s 48
10. Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1m26.655s + 3.939s 120
11. Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1m27.878s + 5.162s 102