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Motorsport | Formula 1

Sebastian Vettel © Gallo Images

Vettel records quickest time in testing



Three-time defending world champion Sebastian Vettel recorded the quickest time in Spain on Friday morning on the fourth and final day of testing ahead of the 2013 Formula One season.

Vettel, in the new Red Bull RB9 car, was just ahead of Mexico's Esteban Gutierrez in a Sauber.

Gutierrez will make his Formula One debut at the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on March 17.

Lewis Hamilton was third-quickest in his Mercedes, while Spain's Pedro De La Rosa made an inauspicious first appearance in a Ferrari.

He was forced to call a halt to his morning's testing on just his second lap because of a gearbox problem.

TIMES

1. Sebastian Vettel (GER/Red Bull-Renault) 1min 18.565sec 51 laps
2. Esteban Gutierrez (MEX/Sauber-Ferrari) 1:18.669 52
3. Lewis Hamilton (GBR/Mercedes) 1:18.905 52
4. Kimi Raikkonen (FIN/Lotus-Renault) 1:18.915 25
5. Sergio Perez (MEX/McLaren-Mercedes) 1:18.944 42
6. Jean-Eric Vergne (FRA/Toro Rosso-Ferrari) 1:19.331 37
7. Valtteri Bottas (FIN/Williams-Renault) 1:20.426 35
8. Jules Bianchi (FRA/Force India-Mercedes) 1:20.585 34
9. Charles Pic (FRA/Caterham-Renault) 1:21.919 38
10. Luis Razia (BRA/Marussia-Cosworth) 1:25.796 28
11. Pedro de la Rosa (ESP/Ferrari) no time 2

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