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Barcelona pre-season test 2022

Barcelona F1 Testing - Day 3 Results

Mercedes topped the timesheets, ahead of Red Bull, as F1's first pre-season test of 2022 came to a close in Barcelona on Friday.

Russell Barcelona
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Mercedes led a 1-2 on the final day of the opening F1 pre-season test in Barcelona, with Lewis Hamilton edging out new teammate George Russell.

Hamilton posted a time of 1:19.138 on the Soft C5 tyre to finish just under a tenth clear of Russell, who used the same compound.

Red Bull were a few tenths further back with Sergio Perez (Soft C4) and Max Verstappen (Medium C3) respectively, as the two title-challenging teams of 2021 locked out the top four positions on the timing screens.

The full times and tyre compounds are listed below.

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