Raikkonen fastest at Silverstone testing


Silverstone: Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen clocked the fastest time on the second and final day of testing at Silverstone on Wednesday, days after the British Grand Prix.

The 2007 world champion posted a best lap of 1 min 30.665sec, blowing away the 1:31.290 of McLaren’s Fernando Alonso in what was the fastest time in Tuesday testing at the famous circuit.

Reigning champion Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes grabbed pole last weekend with a searing lap of 1:29.287 and went on to win the race to close the gap on team-mate Nico Rosberg to just one point at the top of the drivers’ standings.

The next race is in Hungary on July 24.


Kimi Raikkonen (FIN/Ferrari) 1:30.665 (103 laps)

Esteban Ocon (FRA/Mercedes) 1:31.212 (139)

Pierre Gasly (FRA/Red Bull) 1:31.429 (103)

Nikita Mazepin (RUS/Force India) 1:31.561 (69)

Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL/McLaren) 1:31.764 (114)

Valtteri Bottas (FIN/Williams) 1:32.423 (98)

Santino Ferrucci (USA/Haas) 1:33.141 (107)

Jolyon Palmer (GBR/Renault) 1:33.308 (98)

Sergio Sette Camara (BRA/Toro Rosso) 1:34.040 (82)

Jordan King (GBR/Manor) 1:35.060 (70)

Pascal Wehrlein (GER/Mercedes, version 2014) 1:36.182 (128).