Charles Leclerc put Ferrari in the test preparation phase before the start of the 2019 test at lunch time for Test 2 of 2019 at the top of the timesheets. By far the fastest lap to have been in Barcelona this year is set at 1: 16.231 minutes on the softest C5 rubber.
Carlos Sainz made headlines yesterday with his 1: 17.144 minutes for McLaren prompting the Spaniard to reassure media speculation that McLaren had shot to pole position in Australia. When Thursday started running, Alexander Albon of Toro Rosso claimed first driver in the first 16: 1 riders of the year, eventually finishing 1: 1
Ferrari: Vettel crash test by Rad rim issue
Albon was eventually blown away by Leclerc's stop-off time – the fastest lap to be seen here in the test – though perhaps the Ferrari's C2 lap The driver of the tire C5 would project him a tire length of 1m 15,453 – about seven-tenths faster than the previous year's Lewis Hamilton's pole time.
Leclerc revived Ferrari after a crash for Sebastian Vettel – As Ferrari later confirmed, it was a problem with the rim – Leclerc rode on Wednesday afternoon to only one lap. To help the Monegasque build up as much seat space as possible in the SF90, Ferrari has decided to leave Leclerc in the car for the afternoon session rather than dive into Vettel as originally planned.
Behind Leclerc and Albon in the Red Zone Lando Norris was the first runner-up without a flag and finished third ahead of McLaren, ahead of Pierre Gasly's Red Bull and Nico Hulkenberg's Renault.
After the first half of the race, Mercedes Lewis drove the lead Hamilton, who drove 85 laps for Mercedes.
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