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Day 4 Jerez Test

Raikkonen set top fastest in final day Jerez testing



Lotus’s Kimi Raikkonen set top fastest lap-time in the final day of 2013 Formula 1 first pre-season test at Jerez.

The Iceman set final day best time in the afternoon session with Soft compound; he completed 83 successive laps, best time with 1:18.148.

Force India’s reserve driver Jules Bianchi done second fastest ahead of defending world champion Sebastian Vettel.

Youngest triple time world champion set fastest in the morning session, and he mainly focused on long run with medium and hard compound.

Esteban Gutierrez set fourth fastest for Sauber ahead of Toro Rosso’s Jean-Eric Vergne. The Mexican today focused mostly long run with new Pirelli.

Lewis Hamilton set sixth fastest for Mercedes, the Brit done much improved day in the new W04 as he completed 145 successive laps with a best time of 1:18.905.

McLaren’s Sergio Peres managed seventh fastest ahead of Williams new recruit Valtteri Bottas. Ferrari test driver Pedro de la Rosa set ninth fastest ahead of Charles Pic.

Marussia’s Luiz Razia set eleventh fastest ahead of Force India’s regular driver Paul di Resta.

Final Day Test Timing

Pos Driver Team Time Laps

1. Kimi Raikkonen Lotus 1m18.148s 83
2. Jules Bianchi Force India 1m18.175s + 0.027 56
3. Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 1m18.565s + 0.417 96
4. Esteban Gutierrez Sauber 1m18.669s + 0.521 142
5. Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso 1m18.760s + 0.612 92
6. Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1m18.905s + 0.757 145
7. Sergio Perez McLaren 1m18.944s + 0.796 98
8. Valtteri Bottas Williams 1m19.851s + 1.703 92
9. Pedro de la Rosa Ferrari 1m20.316s + 2.168 51
10. Charles Pic Caterham 1m21.105s + 2.957 109
11. Luiz Razia Marussia 1m21.226s + 3.078 82
12. Paul di Resta Force India 1m23.435s + 5.287 49

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