Barcelona Formula One testing times and compounds

Feb. 26, 2015

First of four testing days ended at 6pm in Barcelona (Spain). Following an overcast start in the morning, afternoon ambient temperature was up to 16°C, asphalt to 18°C.

Track was dry in the morning and from early afternoon, after light rain around lunchtime.
In the early afternoon, a red flag stopped running briefly, as a result of the Toro Rosso of Carlos Sainz Jr stopping on the track. The best times today and their tire choices:

Massa (Williams)    laps    103   1’23”500    Soft
Ericsson (Sauber)            116    1’24”276    Supersoft
Hamilton (Mercedes)         48    1’24”881    Medium
Kvyat (Red Bull)               75    1’25”947    Medium
Grosjean (Lotus)               75    1’26”177    Soft
Raikkonen (Ferrari)           80    1’26”327    Medium
Sainz Jr (Toro Rosso)        86    1’26”962     Medium
Button (McLaren)               7    1’31”479     Medium