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F1: Webber tops Barcelona testing Day 1

Mark Webber clocked the fastest time on Day 1 of the last pre-season test session in Valencia. The Red Bull driver declared that his team was n better shape than the other teams on the grid. The Australian said that given the amount of work the team has put in before the start of the season, he really does feel that they have a good chance at a dominant start to the season. Webber went on to say that their goal was to finish as many races as possible because they simply can't afford any DNFs.


While Webber managed a time of 1m 21.487 seconds, second quickest was the Williams of Nico Hulkenberg who was almost a full second behind Webber's time. The other Nico, Rosberg, was third fastest in his Mercedes.

Unofficial times from Barcelona Day 1

1. Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1m 21.487s 109 laps

2. Nico Hulkenberg Williams-Cosworth 1m 22. 407s 82 laps

3. Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1m 22.514s 107 laps

4. Pedro de la Rosa Sauber-Ferrari 1m 23.144s 73 laps

5. Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1m 23.452s 101 laps

6. Vitantonio Liuzzi Force India-Mercedes 1m 24.064s 65 laps

7. Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1m 24.170s 74 laps

8. Vitaly Petrov Renault 1m 24.173s 74 laps

9. Jaime Alguersuari Scuderia Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1m 24.869s 111 laps

10. Lucas di Grassi Virgin-Cosworth 1m 27.057s 31 laps

11. Fairuz Fauzy Lotus-Cosworth 1m 28.002s 76 laps