Bahrain day 2: Valtteri Bottas ends test with best time

Published on 19 Apr 2017 17:03
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas has set the fastest time during the in-season test at Bahrain International Circuit. The Fin posted a 1:31.280 and was faster than team mate Lewis Hamilton yesterday. Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari recovered from a slow morning to claim second position, while Scuderia Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz completed the top three.


19 April 2017 - Testing - Day 2
  Driver Team Time Difference #
1. FI Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:31.280 143
2. DE Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:31.574 +0.294 64
3. ES Carlos Sainz jr Toro Rosso 1:31.884 +0.604 68
4. BE Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren 1:32.108 +0.828 81
5. DK Kevin Magnussen Haas F1 1:32.120 +0.840 88
6. FR Esteban Ocon Force India 1:32.142 +0.862 60
7. RU Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:32.213 +0.933 61
8. GB Gary Paffett Williams 1:32.253 +0.973 126
9. RU Sergey Sirotkin Renault 1:32.287 +1.007 90
10. FR Pierre Gasly Red Bull Racing 1:32.568 +1.288 65
11. DE Pascal Wehrlein Sauber 1:34.462 +3.182 91
12. MX Sergio Perez Force India 1:35.015 +3.735 70
 
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SE calle.itw 19 Apr 2017 17:50+1
Posts: 2804
Well, times were certainly not accurate, but thats hardly a susprise. What parts did McLaren try? Anything new from Honda, or just chassis bits?
 

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