Felipe Massa

Spanish GP – Massa on top for Ferrari in final free practice

Montmelo (Barcelona,) 11 May – Felipe Massa was fastest in the third and final free practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix at the Catalunya circuit. During the last sixty minutes of track time prior to qualifying, the Brazilian took his F138 round in 1.21.901, to beat Kimi Raikkonen by just six thousandths, the Finn doing a 1.21.907 in his Lotus. Third was Mark Webber (1.22.044) in the Red Bull. In the other Ferrari, Fernando Alonso was sixth in 1.22.254 in a session when the Scuderia concentrated on finding the best aerodynamic set-up and on a further comparison of the two Pirelli compounds. Alonso did two runs on the Medium after first going out on the Hard, while Massa also started on Hard and ended up on the Medium.

Pos No Driver Team Time/Retired Gap Laps
1 4 Felipe Massa Ferrari 1:21.901 13
2 7 Kimi Räikkönen Lotus-Renault 1:21.907 0.006 14
3 2 Mark Webber Red Bull Racing-Renault 1:22.044 0.143 17
4 8 Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 1:22.069 0.168 13
5 1 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 1:22.229 0.328 17
6 3 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1:22.254 0.353 15
7 14 Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes 1:22.574 0.673 11
8 15 Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 1:22.729 0.828 17
9 10 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:22.740 0.839 24
10 18 Jean-Eric Vergne STR-Ferrari 1:22.759 0.858 15
11 9 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:22.839 0.938 26
12 5 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1:23.151 1.250 13
13 12 Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 1:23.371 1.470 21
14 6 Sergio Perez McLaren-Mercedes 1:23.373 1.472 13
15 16 Pastor Maldonado Williams-Renault 1:23.385 1.484 17
16 11 Nico Hulkenberg Sauber-Ferrari 1:23.388 1.487 18
17 17 Valtteri Bottas Williams-Renault 1:23.660 1.759 16
18 19 Daniel Ricciardo STR-Ferrari 1:23.767 1.866 17
19 20 Charles Pic Caterham-Renault 1:24.775 2.874 18
20 22 Jules Bianchi Marussia-Cosworth 1:24.793 2.892 16
21 23 Max Chilton Marussia-Cosworth 1:25.135 3.234 17
22 21 Giedo van der Garde Caterham-Renault 1:25.250 3.349 18
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