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Day 3 Jerez Test

Massa quickest on third day Jerez F1 testing



Ferrari’s Felipe Massa set top fastest lap-time on third day of 2013 Formula 1 pre-season testing at Jerez.

Massa post his best lap-time in the morning session of third day testing with new F138, the Brazilian completed 85 laps on the day. His lap time is the fastest of the week so far, and also one more day of Jerez testing remaining.

Struggled Mercedes come-back strongly on the track and today Nico Rosberg completed marathon sum of 148 laps and took second fastest lap-time.

The first day of testing Mercedes forced to cut short its testing due to their new F1 W04 chassis suffering an electrical problem. Yesterday they skipped second day testing following 15 successive laps due to Lewis Hamilton’s early session crash.

Defending world champion Sebastian Vettel got his first taste of new Red Bull RB9 and he set third fastest with 1m19.052s ahead of Lotus Kimi Raikkonen.

Toro Rosso’s Jean-Eric Vergne done fifth fastest ahead of Force India’s test driver James Rossiter, today morning he crashed into a team mechanic in the pitlane following the installation lap. Luckily jack-man escaped from serious injury.

McLaren’s Jenson Button set seventh fastest lap-time ahead of Sauber’s Esteban Gutierrez.

Marussia’s Max Chilton set ninth fastest ahead of Williams’s new recruit Valtteri Bottas and Caterham’s Charles Pic.

Pos  Driver              Team            Time                Laps
1. Felipe Massa Ferrari 1m17.879s 85
2. Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1m18.766s +0.887 148
3. Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 1m19.052s +1.173 102
4. Kimi Raikkonen Lotus 1m19.200s +1.321 40
5. Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso 1m19.247s +1.368 85
6. James Rossiter Force India 1m19.303s +1.424 42
7. Jenson Button McLaren 1m19.603s +1.724 83
8. Esteban Gutierrez Sauber 1m19.934s +2.055 110
9. Max Chilton Marussia 1m21.269s +3.390 78
10. Valtteri Bottas Williams 1m21.575s +3.696 86
11. Charles Pic Caterham 1m22.352s +4.473 57
12. Paul di Resta Force India 1m23.729s +5.850 7
All Timing Unofficial

Driver Mileage

01. Massa/Ferrari – 227 Laps
02. di Resta/Force India – 191 Laps
03. Hulkenberg/Sauber – 178 Laps
04. Webber/Red Bull – 174 Laps
05. Rosberg/Mercedes – 159 Laps
06. Maldonado/Williams – 155 Laps
07. Ricciardo/Toro Rosso – 153 Laps
08. van der Garde/Caterham – 152 Laps
09. Grosjean/Lotus – 149 Laps
10. Button/McLaren – 120 Laps
11. Gutierrez/Sauber – 110 Laps
12. Chilton/Marussia – 107 Laps
13. Vettel/Red Bull – 102 Laps
14. Bottas/Williams – 86 Laps
15. Vergne/Toro Rosso – 85 Laps
16. Perez/McLaren – 81 Laps
17. Rossiter/Force India – 61 Laps
18. Pic/Caterham – 57 Laps
19. Raikkonen/Lotus – 40 Laps
20. Razia/Marussia – 31 Laps
21. Hamilton/Mercedes – 15 Laps

Team Mileage

01. Sauber – 288 Laps / 1275km
02. Red Bull – 276 Laps / 1222km
03. Force India – 252 Laps / 1116km
04. Williams – 241 Laps / 1067km
05. Toro Rosso – 238 Laps / 1054km
06. Ferrari – 227 Laps / 1005km
07. Caterham – 209 Laps / 925km
08. McLaren – 201 Laps / 890km
09. Lotus – 189 Laps / 837km
10. Mercedes – 174 Laps / 770km
11. Marussia – 138 Laps / 611km

Engine Mileage

01. Renault – 4051km
02. Ferrari – 3334km
03. Mercedes-Benz – 2776km
04. Cosworth – 611km

Tyre Mileage

Pirelli – 10772km

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