Barcelona tests, day 1: Lewis Hamilton beats Raikkonen 

Written by David on February 25th, 2008 at 8:16 pmLast Update: February 25th, 2008 at 8:16 pm

Lewis Hamilton Fastest on Fuji Free Practice SessionThe last week of test sessions before the Australian Grand Prix has started today at Circuit de Catalunya and young Briton Lewis Hamilton clocked the fastest lap, just a few hundredths of a secondĀ  lower than Kimi Raikkonen’s time. Michael Schumacher returned back on testing the F2008 and had the 3rd best time.

Schumacher was followed by an excellent Kazuki Nakajima on 4th, Heikki Kovalainen on 5th, Nico Rosberg on 6th and Fernando Alonso, despite being the quickest in the morning session, on 7th.

(Pos – Driver – Team – Lap Time – Laps)

  1. Hamilton – McLaren-Mercedes – 1:22.276 – 78
  2. Raikkonen – Ferrari – 1:22.319 – 82
  3. M.Schumacher – Ferrari – 1:22.428 – 83
  4. Nakajima – Williams-Toyota – 1:22.724 – 54
  5. Kovalainen – McLaren-Mercedes – 1:22.852 – 71
  6. Rosberg – Williams-Toyota – 1:22.974 – 108
  7. Alonso – Renault – 1:23.021 – 79
  8. Heidfeld – BMW-Sauber – 1:23.075 – 75
  9. Webber – Red Bull-Renault – 1:23.091 – 62
  10. Vettel – Toro Rosso-Ferrari – 1:23.115 – 71
  11. Sutil – Force India-Ferrari – 1:23.188 – 95
  12. Klien – BMW-Sauber – 1:23.239 – 43
  13. Liuzzi – Force India-Ferrari – 1:23.270 – 70
  14. Piquet – Renault – 1:23.442 – 42
  15. Glock – Toyota – 1:23.609 – 86
  16. Kobayashi – Toyota – 1:23.880 – 29
  17. Barrichello – Honda – 1:24.460 – 115
  18. Wurz – Honda – 1:24.667 – 109
  19. Coulthard – Red Bull-Renault – 1:24.826 – 25

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