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07/17/13
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Magnussen tops day 1 of Young Driver test  Kevin Magnussen and McLaren topped the first day of Formula 1's Silverstone young driver test. The Dane had not been a factor at the head of the timesheets until the final 20 minutes, when he bolted on medium tires and set a 1m33.602s that would prove unmatched for the remainder of the session.

Meanwhile, American Alexander Rossi continued to have his potential F1 career ruined when his Caterham bucket of bolts failed him before he could bolt on softer rubber.

“After the installation lap we were straight into the program, running through a number of test items in both the morning and afternoon sessions that will help the team in the coming races. We didn’t have any reliability issues until late in the day when we had a hydraulics problem and that unfortunately meant I didn’t have a chance to put in a really quick lap, but we were still able to complete most of the day’s plan and that’s good, for the team and for me as it means we have both got pretty much everything we could from day one of the test.”

Results

Pos Driver Team Time Behind Laps
1. Kevin Magnussen McLaren 1m33.602s +0.000s 100
2. Paul di Resta Force India 1m33.774s +0.172s 58
3. Antonio Felix da Costa Red Bull 1m33.821s +0.219s 82
4. James Calado Force India 1m33.986s +0.384s 27
5. Daniel Juncadella Williams 1m34.098s +0.496s 55
6. Johnny Cecotto Toro Rosso 1m34.193s +0.591s 75
7. Robin Frijns Sauber 1m34.236s +0.634s 72
8. Nicolas Prost Lotus 1m34.810s +1.208s 72
9. Davide Rigon Ferrari 1m34.874s +1.272s 76
10. Alexander Rossi Caterham 1m35.651s +2.049s 69
11. Tio Ellinas Marussia 1m36.676s +3.074s 36
12. Max Chilton Marussia 1m38.347s +4.745s 27
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