Barcelona Test Day 2

Nico Rosberg laid down the Gauntlet at Barcelona today. With a time over 2 seconds faster than last year’s pole and over a second faster than Valtteri Bottas in the Williams, Mercedes finally showed its pace. Behind the two best teams of last year, Felipe Nasr put in more impressive times and laps for Sauber, with Vettel’s Ferrari right behind. McLaren-Honda finally had a good day with Button coming in 5th on the time sheets and racking up 101 laps. Nico Hulkenberg brought up the rear for Force India who finally unveiled their new car. Time is running out for last minute developments with just two test days remaining and two weeks to the season opening Australian Grand Prix. Image: Daimler/Hoch Zwei

1 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:22.792 106
2 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:23.995 90
3 Felipe Nasr Sauber 1:24.071 141
4 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:25.339 143
5 Jenson Button McLaren 1:25.590 101
6 Pastor Maldonado Lotus 1:26.705 140
7 Max Verstappen Toro Rosso 1:26.776 139
8 Danill Kvyat Red Bull 1:26.965 84
9 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:28.412 77

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