Daniel Riccardo Became The Best On The Second Day Of Tests

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Daniel Riccardo became the best on the second day of tests
  Kimi Raikkonen showed the second time again  

On February 20, Barcelona hosted the second day of the second official Formula 1 tests of the 2021 season. This time, the best time of the day was chalked up by Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Riccardo.

However, the struggle for the first line of the final table of the day was very tense. Suffice it to say that the top three drivers finished in less than 0.1 seconds!

Kimi Raikkonen was only 0.

01 seconds behind Riccardo, while Felipe Massa lost 0.098 seconds to the Australian.

Daniel Riccardo became the best on the second day of tests

Kimi Raikkonen was only 0.01 seconds behind the Australian.

The fourth time of the test day was shown by Sergio Perez.

This time the Mexican managed to work a full day. Perez, working on last year's car, managed to get ahead of Lewis Hamilton. The two-time world champion was not supposed to go out on the track on the second day, but Nico Rosberg was forced to finish his work ahead of schedule due to a pinched cervical nerve. It is not known if Rosberg will be able to work out the scheduled session on Sunday.

Daniel Riccardo became the best on the second day of tests

Lewis Hamilton replaced Nico Rosberg at the wheel of a Mercedes car, who pinched a cervical nerve.

Hamilton showed the fastest time on medium rubber, 0.4 seconds back to Riccardo. Rosberg is placed on the sixth line of the final protocol. Behind him, with the seventh result, was Fernando Alonso. The Spaniard managed to spend the first more or less full test day, completing 59 laps.

The eighth time of the second day was demonstrated by Jolyon Palmer, who made his debut at the wheel of the Lotus F1 E23 car. Sauber pilot Markus Eriksson and Toro Rosso pilot Carlos Sainz Jr. rounded out the top ten.

Daniel Riccardo became the best on the second day of tests

Fernando Alonso spent the first more or less effective test day.

Sainz the Younger caused the red flags to appear in the afternoon by flying into the gravel at Turn 9.

Markus Ericsson caused another test stop by standing on the track about half an hour before the end of the day ...

Let's remind that on the first day of tests in Barcelona the best time was shown by the pilot of Lotus F1 Team Pastor Maldonado .

Results of the second test day (20 February 2021.

Barcelona. Spain)

1. Daniel Riccardo, Red Bull, 1m 24.574s, 143 laps
2. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari, 1m 24.

584s, 90 laps
3. Felipe Massa, Williams, 1m 24.672s, 88 laps
4. Sergio Perez, Force India, 1m 24.702s, 121 laps
5.

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, 1m 24.923s, 89 laps
6. Nico Rosberg, Mercedes, 1m 25.556s, 66 laps
7. Fernando Alonso, McLaren, 1m 25.

961s, 59 laps
8. Jolyon Palmer, Lotus, 1m 26.280s, 77 laps
9. Markus Ericsson, Sauber, 1m 27.334s, 113 laps
10.

Carlos Sainz Jr, Toro Rosso, 1m 28.945s, 100 laps

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