Valsecchi tops final day of Young Drivers test Davide Valsecchi topped the times for Lotus on the final day of Formula 1's young driver test in Abu Dhabi.
The Italian, who won the GP2 title this year, posted a time of 1m42.677s that was just 0.002 seconds quicker than Antonio Felix da Costa's best overall time on Wednesday for Red Bull.
McLaren's Kevin Magnussen was second fastest at the Yas Marina Circuit, 0.150s behind Valsecchi. Magnussen was back in the car after topping the timesheets on the opening day.
American Alexander Rossi was slowest for Caterham after having to finish his day early due to oil on the garage floor when he returned to the pits after his 14th run.
"That meant I didn't have the chance to do any performance runs and I'm sure if I did, my lap times would have been close to the race drivers, but issues like that are just one of those things," said Rossi.
"They'll take a proper look at what caused the problem and I'm sure it won't affect the team's preparations for Austin or Brazil."
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