TD6 in Barcelona: Valtteri Bottas leads!

Mercedes, Williams and Ferrari are in the trio ahead. Let’s review this running morning at circuit de Catalunya…

Timesheets at 1pm (Day 6 – BCN):

1- V. Bottas – Mercedes – 1’19”310 (SS) – 70 laps

2- F. Massa – Williams – 1’19”487 (US) – 63

3- K. Räikkönen – Ferrari – 1’20”406 (S) – 39

4- M. Verstappen – RBR – 1’20”432 (S) – 34

5- N. Hülkenberg – Renault – 1’21”213 (SS) – 61

6- S. Perez – FI – 1’21”297 (SS) – 49

7- C. Sainz – STR – 1’21”872 (S) – 46

8- R. Grosjean – Haas – 1’22”428 (S) – 54

9- P. Wehrlein – Sauber – 1’23”000 (S) – 59

10- F. Alonso – McLaren – 1’23”041 (S) – 27

Weather report: cloudy, T. air: 10-16°C ; T. track: 13-23°C, humidity rate: 85-66% and wind speed: 0,5-0,2 m.s (north/north-west)

Tyres used this morning: ultrasoft, soft, supersoft, medium, unmarked medium (prototype)

To note:

  • Programme=set-up and Melbourne preparation work + pitstop practice + start procedure practice + aero tests for Renault (sensors grid at the rear), Sauber (sensors mini-grid at the rear), Force India (sensors mini-grid between the front wing and the front wheels), Williams (flow-viz paint on the front wing), Red Bull (green flow-viz paint on the RB13), McLaren (green and red flow-viz paint on the MCL32), Ferrari (sensors grid on the rear wing) http://images.adrivo.com/images/950/q_80/sw_adrivo/se_sutton/0806560.jpg
  • Yesterday evening, Ferrari received a new chassis from the factory. Kimi Räikkönen didn’t complete many laps this morning. http://twitter.com/ScuderiaFerrari/status/839433984253837313
  • Williams tested a new monkey seat.
  • At 9:04am, Valtteri Bottas signed the first benchmark of the day (1’22”474 – ultrasoft tyres).
  • After the lunch break, Lewis Hamilton, Jolyon Palmer, Marcus Ericsson and Lance Stroll will be on track.

By the way…

(credit pic: newscom.com)

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