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Raikkonen fastest in final day of Silverstone F1 testing



Raikkonen fastest in final day of Silverstone F1 testing

Raikkonen fastest in final day of Silverstone F1 testing

Kimi Raikkonen set quickest lap-time in the final day of 2016 Formula 1 in-season testing following shows a powerful single lap pace for Ferrari at Silverstone.

The Finn set a best lap of 1:30.665 in his Ferrari with soft compound ahead of Mercedes’ Esteban Ocon, who leads for the majority of the day and impressed with long stints running.

Red Bull’s Pierre Gasly finished third, ahead of Force India youngster Nikita Mazepin. Stoffel Vandoorne, on the back of Fernando Alonso’s fastest time on day one, was fifth for McLaren.

Valtteri Bottas was fifth fastest for Williams, setting a time 1.758s off Raikkonen. Young American Santino Ferrucci was seventh fastest in his second day in the Haas F1 after using soft compound tyres to lower his best lap time to a 1:33.141 and successively did 103 laps.

Renault race driver Jolyon Palmer was eighth fastest, who set a late personal best before his power-unit appeared to fail on his return to the pits following the chequered flag.

Red Bull junior Sergio Sette Camara was ninth fastest on his debut in the Toro Rosso. GP2 driver Jordan King was tenth fastest in the Manor. Pascal Wehrlein in the old Mercedes running as a test car for Pirelli’s new 2017 tires.


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