Formula One News » Fernando Alonso sets the early pace at Barcelona Posted on 21/02/2013
Fernando Alonso is the quickest man mid-day at Barcelona setting a quickest time of 1:21.875 and covering 51 laps.
Fernando and Nico Hulkenberg traded times as they both went around the circuit on the soft Pirelli tyres with Hulkenberg ending up 0.286 slower than the Ferrari of Fernando Alonso.
Pastor Maldonado cover 79 laps as Williams focused on longer runs.
Adrian Sutil made his return to force India and focused on gathering data and aero tests, Sutil currently lies in 7th place behind the Mclaren of Jenson button.
Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1:21.875
Nico Hulkenberg Sauber 1:22.160 +0.285
Romain Grosjean Lotus 1:22.188 +0.313
Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:22.627 +0.752
Pastor Maldonado Williams 1:22.675 +0.800
Jenson Button McLaren 1:22.840 +0.965
Adrian Sutil Force India 1:22.877 +1.002
Mark Webber Red Bull 1:23.024 +1.149
Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso 1:23.366 +1.491
Max Chilton Marussia 1:26.416 +4.541
Giedo van der Garde Caterham 1:27.344 +5.469