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5 Things We Learned from Day 4 of the 1st 2016 Formula 1 Pre-Season Test

Kimi Raikkonen put Ferrari back on top of the time sheets at the final day of the first 2016 Formula One pre-season test at the Circuit de Catalunya. The Finn lapped the 4.655-kilometre circuit on the ultrasoft tyres in a time of one minute, 23.477 seconds—almost nine-tenths of a second quicker than second-placed man Daniil Kvyat. But for many teams, Day 4 was about distance, not speed—and between them, the 11 cars completed an impressive 1017 laps. Mileage leaders Mercedes again split the running between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, while Force India handed the VJM09 back to development driver Alfonso Celis Jr. The Mexican was the only non-race driver present over the four days of testing. Elsewhere, Esteban Gutierrez was b...

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