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Formula 1 Pre-Season Testing 2016: Times and Friday Analysis from Barcelona

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel finished the quickest on Friday in Barcelona, Spain, on the final day of 2016's pre-season winter testing. The German set a fastest time of one minute, 22.852 seconds on supersoft tires in Jerez during the morning session, as he edged out Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz Jr. and Sergio Perez of Force India, who both finished within a second of the four-time world champion. The trio were the only drivers to set a time of sub-1:24 during the morning, with Lewis Hamilton finishing fourth in his final pre-season outing for Mercedes—though a transmission problem stopped him on the main straight of the track to prompt a red flag just before lunch. His team-mate and rival Nico Rosberg focused on simulations duri...

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