Hamilton completes preseason testing top of the times

Updated: March 2, 2014


Lewis Hamilton completed his preseason preparations by storming to the top of the times on the final day of Testing in Bahrain.

The 2008 world champion finished nearly three quarters of a second quicker than second place Valterri Bottas in his Williams, with Fernando Alonso in third.

Sebastian Vettel endured further frustrations as the Red Bull suffered mechanical problems on his way to 9th fastest.

Pos  Driver             Team/Car              Time       Gap      Laps
 1.  Lewis Hamilton     Mercedes              1m33.278s           69
 2.  Valtteri Bottas    Williams-Mercedes     1m33.987s  +0.709s  108
 3.  Fernando Alonso    Ferrari               1m34.280s  +1.002s  74
 4.  Nico Hulkenberg    Force India-Mercedes  1m35.577s  +2.299s  74
 5.  Jean-Eric Vergne   Toro Rosso-Renault    1m35.701s  +2.423s  74
 6.  Adrian Sutil       Sauber-Ferrari        1m36.467s  +3.189s  91
 7.  Max Chilton        Marussia-Ferrari      1m36.835s  +3.557s  61
 8.  Esteban Gutierrez  Sauber-Ferrari        1m37.303s  +4.025s  86
 9.  Sebastian Vettel   Red Bull-Renault      1m37.468s  +4.190s  77
10.  Jenson Button      McLaren-Mercedes      1m38.111s  +4.833s  22
11.  Kamui Kobayashi    Caterham-Renault      1m38.391s  +5.113s  106
12.  Romain Grosjean    Lotus-Renault         1m39.302s  +6.024s  32