Perez Turns Best Lap At Barcelona

Lewis Hamilton testing at Barcelona.
Lewis Hamilton testing at Barcelona.

BARCELONA, Spain — McLaren’s Sergio Perez set the pace on day two of this week’s preseason test for Formula One drivers and teams at the Circuit de Catalunya Wednesday.

Perez’s best lap around the Spanish track was marginally quicker than Sebastian Vettel’s fastest for Red Bull.

Lotus’ Kimi Raikkonen and Mercedes’Lewis Hamilton were also within a second of the Mexican’s time.

Wednesday test times from Barcelona:

1. Sergio Perez, McLaren, 1:21.848, 97 laps

2. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, 1:22.197, 84 laps

3. Kimi Raikkonen, Lotus, 1:22.697, 43 laps

4. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, 1:22.726, 121 laps

5. Fernando Alonso, Ferrari, 1:23.247, 76 laps

6. Valtteri Bottas, Williams, 1:23.561, 98 laps

7. Daniel Ricciardo, Toro Rosso, 1:23.718, 70 laps

8. Paul di Resta, Force India, 1:23.971, 62 laps

9. Nico Hulkenberg, Sauber, 1:24.205, 88 laps

10. Max Chilton, Marussia, 1:25.115, 67 laps

11. Charles Pic, Caterham, 1:26.243, 102 laps


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