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Post by Ed » Sat Feb 27, 2010 12:14 am

The first red flag of the day! It is Trulli's Lotus with a hydraulic leak

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Post by Ed » Sat Feb 27, 2010 12:22 am

Session resumes

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Post by Ed » Sat Feb 27, 2010 2:07 am

Hulkenburg in the Williams went fastest with a 1:20.614

The session was interrupted three more times with Vettel stopping then Trulli stopping and once more just a minute before the end of the session with Alonso stopping

At the end of the session, the fastest times were:

Driver - Team - Best Lap time - Laps
Hulkenburg - Williams - 1:20.614 - 99
Alonso - Ferrari - 1:20.637 - 134
de la Rosa - Sauber - 1:20.973 - 114
Liuzzi - Force India - 1:21.056 - 90
Vettel - Red Bull - 1:21.258 - 125
Alguersuari - Toro Rosso - 1:21.571 - 104
Schumacher - Mercedes - 1:21.689 - 85
Hamilton - McLaren - 1:22.152 - 93
Kubica Renault - 1:24.912 - 53
Trulli - Lotus - 1:25.524 - 70
Glock - Virgin - 1:25.942 - 52

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Post by Ed » Sat Feb 27, 2010 6:07 pm

Third day of testing at Barcelona is underway. It is sunny although some rain is forecast.

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Post by Ed » Sat Feb 27, 2010 6:11 pm

Rosberg sets a 1:23.524 and follows it up with a 1:22.650

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Post by Ed » Sat Feb 27, 2010 6:19 pm

Rosberg improves with a 1:22.181

The session is red flagged as Button stops on the track

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Post by Ed » Sat Feb 27, 2010 9:11 pm

Shortly after the session was restarted Rosberg improved his time to a 1:20.686 then it started to rain!

The session was once again stopped when Barrichello went off and got stuck in the gravel trap.

The rain has since stopped but the track remains wet

Fastest times after 3 hours

Driver - Team - Best Lap time
Rosberg - Mercedes - 1:20.686
Buemi - Toro Rosso - 1:21.413
Sutil - Force India - 1:22.951
Massa - Ferrari - 1:23.490
Barrichello - Williams - 1:23.976
Trulli - Lotus - 1:25.059
Kobayashi - Sauber - 1:26.216
Petrov - Renault - 1:26.346
Button - McLaren - 1:36.667

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Post by Ed » Sat Feb 27, 2010 10:41 pm

No change to the fastest times at lunch

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Post by Ed » Sat Feb 27, 2010 11:06 pm

Session resumes following the lunch break. Track remains damp but is drying

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Post by Ed » Sat Feb 27, 2010 11:42 pm

Button sets a 1:23.531 and Petrov sets a 1:23.565. Track conditions are improving

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Post by Ed » Sat Feb 27, 2010 11:44 pm

Vettel and Glock yet to set times today!

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Post by Ed » Sun Feb 28, 2010 12:22 am

Vettel is finally out on the track, his best time so far is a 1:24.892

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Post by Ed » Sun Feb 28, 2010 12:25 am

Fastest times so far:

Driver - Team - Best Lap time
Rosberg - Mercedes - 1:20.686
Buemi - Toro Rosso - 1:21.413
Petrov - Renault - 1:22.833
Sutil - Force India - 1:22.951
Massa - Ferrari - 1:23.490
Button - McLaren - 1:23.531
Barrichello - Williams - 1:23.976
Vettel - Red Bull - 1:24.892
Trulli - Lotus - 1:25.059
Kobayashi - Sauber - 1:26.216

Glock yet to set a time

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Post by Ed » Sun Feb 28, 2010 9:50 am

The session had 3 stoppages in the last hour with Rosberg, Buemi and Barrichello stopping on the track. The last stop was once again within a few minutes of the end!

Fastest times of the session:

Driver - Team - Best Lap time - Laps
Rosberg - Mercedes - 1:20.686 - 128
Buemi - Toro Rosso - 1:21.413 - 106
Button - McLaren - 1:21.450 - 105
Barrichello - Williams - 1:21.975 - 101
Massa - Ferrari - 1:22.344 -115
Petrov - Renault - 1:22.523 - 68
Sutil - Force India - 1:22.606 - 61
Vettel - Red Bull - 1:23.123 - 51
Trulli - Lotus - 1:25.059 - 102
Kobayashi - Sauber - 1:26.216 - 105
Glock - Virgin - 1:26.305 - 31

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Post by Ed » Sun Feb 28, 2010 6:07 pm

The final day of testing is underway!

Weather is fine today!

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