Massa tops first day of testing with new Pirelli tyres

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F1 Test, test session, Yas Marina Circuitae

During the first day of testing for the teams with the new Pirelli tyres, Ferrari's Felipe Massa was the fastest man on track. The Brazilian was followed by World Champion Sebastian Vettel in his Red Bull and McLaren test driver Gary Paffett. Testing will continue tomorrow at Abu Dhabi.

Results

Pos.DriverCarTimeLaps
1.Felipe MassaFerrari1m40.170s94
2.Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing1m40.500s77
3.Gary PaffettMcLaren1m40.874s94
4.Kamui KobayashiSauber1m40.950s83
5.Robert KubicaRenault1m41.032s39
6.Rubens BarrichelloWilliams1m41.425s91
7.Paul di RestaForce India1m41.615s20
8.Nico RosbergMercedes GP1m41.778s81
9.Jaime AlguersuariToro Rosso1m42.019s71
10.Adrian SutilForce India1m42.859s20
11.Timo GlockVirgin Racing1m44.124s78
12.Heikki KovalainenLotus F11m44.686s88
13.Pastor MaldonadoHispania1m45.728s83