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F1 - FIA Test Report - Barcelona - Day 2

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Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel was again the fastest man around Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya on Saturday, as pre-season testing continued at the Spanish track. Reigning champion Vettel finished two-tenths up on Toro Rosso’s Jaime Alguersuari.


Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso made it two Spaniards in the top three on a day that also saw Vitantonio Liuzzi make his test debut for HRT as the Spanish team seek a 2011 team mate for Narain Karthikeyan. And Lotus tried out Portuguese-Angolan driver Ricardo Teixeira.

Full report to follow.

Testing will continue in Barcelona on Sunday.

Unofficial Saturday test times from Barcelona:

1. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, 1:23.315
2. Jaime Alguersuari, Toro Rosso, 1:23.519
3. Fernando Alonso, Ferrari, 1:23.978
4. Rubens Barrichello, Williams, 1:24.008
5. Nick Heidfeld, Renault, 1:24.242
6. Kamui Kobayashi, Sauber, 1:24.243
7. Nico Rosberg, Mercedes GP, 1:24.730
8. Jenson Button, McLaren, 1:24.923
9. Paul di Resta, Force India, 1:25.194
10.Heikki Kovalainen, Lotus, 1:26.421
11.Vitaly Petrov, Renault, 1:26.884
12.Vitantonio Liuzzi, HRT, 1:27.044
13.Timo Glock, Virgin, 1:27.242
14.Ricardo Teixeira, Lotus, 1:31.584