Felipe Massa leads a Ferrari 1-2 as the Italian squad attempt a comeback in Spain

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    Felipe Massa leads a Ferrari 1-2 as the Italian squad attempt a comeback in Spain

    Post by Ross on 9th May 2009, 04:54

    Ferrari return with 1-2 in final practice




    Felipe Massa and Kimi Raikkonen gave Ferrari a boost by setting the two fastest times in final practice on Saturday morning at Barcelona.

    Massa shaded his team-mate by 0.082s as the Maranello squad showed the improvements it has made to its F60, and probably also benefited from running a lighter fuel load than the ‘usual suspects’ at the end of hour-long session.

    Brawn GP duo Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello took third and fourth, respectively some 0.5s and 0.6s off Massa’s pace, ahead of BMW’s Robert Kubica and Toyota’s Jarno Trulli.

    Lewis Hamilton was seventh quickest for McLaren ahead of Timo Glock in the second Toyota, with Sebastien Buemi ninth for Toro Rosso (fastest of the Red Bull contingent) and Fernando Alonso rounding out the top 10.

    Nick Heidfeld crashed his BMW at turn 12, causing major damage to the left-front corner of the F1.09.

    A full report will follow shortly…


    Spanish Grand Prix final practice times

    1. MASSA Ferrari 1m20.553s
    2. RAIKKONEN Ferrari 1m20.635s
    3. BUTTON Brawn 1m21.050s
    4. BARRICHELLO Brawn 1m21.163s
    5. KUBICA BMW 1m21.239s
    6. TRULLI Toyota 1m21.256s
    7. HAMILTON McLaren 1m21.346s
    8. GLOCK Toyota 1m21.377s
    9. BUEMI Toro Rosso 1m21.424s
    10. ALONSO Renault 1m21.499s
    11. KOVALAINEN McLaren 1m21.519s
    12. ROSBERG Williams 1m21.594s
    13. WEBBER Red Bull 1m21.629s
    14. BOURDAIS Toro Rosso 1m21.649s
    15. PIQUET Renault 1m21.685s
    16. VETTEL Red Bull 1m21.689s
    17. FISICHELLA Force India 1m21.909s
    18. NAKAJIMA Williams 1m22.043s
    19. SUTIL Force India 1m22.232s
    20. HEIDFELD BMW 1m23.457s


    Source: itv.com/f1


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