Barcelona, winter test – November 18th, 2008: Sebastian Vettel on top 

Written by David on November 18th, 2008 at 7:18 pmLast Update: November 18th, 2008 at 7:18 pm

Pedro de la Rosa, Force India VJM01On Day 2 of testing at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain, Sebastian Vettel clocked the fastest lap at the wheel of a Red Bull RB4. The young German completed 62 laps, the fastest in a time of 1:19.751. Second fastest time for Takuma Sato (Toro Rosso) ahead of Sebastien Bourdais (Toro Rosso) and Sebastien Buemi (Toro Rosso). Fifth time for McLaren’s Gary Paffett (1:21.340, 70 laps), sixth for BMW Sauber’s Robert Kubica (1:21.521, 76 laps) and seventh for Williams’ Nico Rosberg (1:21.525, 107 laps).

Last place for Pedro de la Rosa (1:23.499, 81 laps) who switched over to Force India and evaluated the team’s Ferrari powered VJM01.

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

  1. Vettel – Red Bull – 1:19.751 – 70 laps
  2. Sato – Toro Rosso – 1:20.017 – 79 laps
  3. Bourdais – Toro Rosso – 1:20.034 – 48 laps
  4. Buemi – Toro Rosso – 1:20.223 – 99 laps
  5. Paffett – McLaren Mercedes – 1:21.340 – 77 laps
  6. Kubica – BMW Sauber – 1:21.521 – 76 laps
  7. Rosberg – Williams – 1:21.525 – 113 laps
  8. Button – Honda – 1:21.770 – 110 laps
  9. Sutil – Force India – 1:22.073 – 58 laps
  10. Di Grassi – Honda – 1:22.283 – 110 laps
  11. Piquet – Renault – 1:22.348 – 85 laps
  12. Badoer – Ferrari – 1:22.425 – 127 laps
  13. Gene – FerrariĀ  – 1:22.772 – 31 laps
  14. Heidfeld – BMW Sauber – 1:22.945 – 81 laps
  15. van der Garde – Renault – 1:23.250 – 37 laps
  16. de la Rosa – Force India Ferrari – 1:23.499 – 86 laps

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