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Day 7 Barcelona Test

Hamilton fastest on third day in final pre-season test at Barcelona



Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton set top fastest lap-time in the third day of the final pre-season Barcelona test on Saturday. The Britain’s also the quickest lap seen at the Circuit de Catalunya in this season.

The climate condition was comfortable for testing today; Hamilton set quickest lap-time with Soft Pirelli in the morning session of penultimate day.

Ferrari’s Felipe Massa set second quickest lap-time ahead of Force India’s recruit Adrian Sutil. The Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado and his team-mate Valtteri Bottas has set fourth and fifth fastest lap-time respectively.

>> Hamilton: Mercedes will be able to win a race this season

>> Final pre-season test at Barcelona – Day 3 in Photos

Fourth Day Times

Pos Driver Team Time Gap Laps

1. Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1m20.558s 117
2. Felipe Massa Ferrari 1m21.266s + 0.708s 94
3. Adrian Sutil Force India 1m21.627s + 1.069s 109
4. Pastor Maldonado Williams 1m22.305s + 1.747s 34
5. Valtteri Bottas Williams 1m22.468s + 1.910s 31
6. Esteban Gutierrez Sauber 1m22.553s + 1.995s 99
7. Mark Webber Red Bull 1m22.658s + 2.100s 59
8. Sergio Perez McLaren 1m22.694s + 2.136s 101
9. Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso 1m23.223s + 2.665s 114
10. Romain Grosjean Lotus 1m23.380s + 2.822s 46
11. Davide Valsecchi Lotus 1m23.448s + 2.890s 16
12. Jules Bianchi Marussia 1m24.028s + 3.470s 74
13. Giedo van der Garde Caterham 1m24.235s + 3.677s 126

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