Vettel fastest on qualifying and full fuel runs

No doubt about it, the Ferrari is fast
No doubt about it, the Ferrari is fast

Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari ended the penultimate day of 2017 Formula 1 pre-season testing at Barcelona on with a time of 1m19.024s on ultra-softs.

Despite sandbagging from Ferrari, that was almost three tenths up on Valtteri Bottas's previous best, recorded on Wednesday.

In the afternoon the top runners focused on completing race simulations, and it was the Ferrari driver who topped the lap count as well as the times, racking up 156 laps.

Lewis Hamilton second for Mercedes, ahead of Force India's Esteban Ocon and Daniil Kvyat.

Kevin Magnussen moved up to fifth in the Haas with a best time of 1m20.504s on ultra-softs.

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo and McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne were sixth and seventh.

THURSDAY TIMES:

POS DRIVER CAR TIME BEHIND TIRES LAPS
1 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1m19.024s 0.000s Ultra Soft 156
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1m19.352s 0.328s Ultra Soft 52
3 Esteban Ocon Force India/Mercedes 1m20.161s 1.137s Ultra Soft 137
4 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso/Renault 1m20.416s 1.392s Super Soft 94
5 Kevin Magnussen Haas/Ferrari 1m20.504s 1.480s Ultra Soft 119
6 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull/Renault 1m20.824s 1.800s Soft 128
7 Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren/Honda 1m21.348s 2.324s Ultra Soft 48
8 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1m21.819s 2.795s Soft 95
9 Pascal Wehrlein Sauber/Ferrari 1m22.347s 3.323s Ultra Soft 44
10 Jolyon Palmer Renault 1m22.418s 3.394s Soft 53
11 Marcus Ericsson Sauber/Ferrari 1m23.330s 4.306s Soft 88
12 Felipe Massa Williams/Mercedes 1m24.443s 5.419s Medium 80
13 Lance Stroll Williams/Mercedes 1m24.863s 5.839s Soft 85

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