February 20th, 2019

Kimi Räikkönen shines bright at Barcelona

Kimi Räikkönen shines bright at Barcelona – Day 3, 2019
Winter Testing


Kimi Räikkönen headed out onto the track at Barcelona for his second day of winter testing behind the wheel of the Alfa Romeo Racing C38 today and impressed the team as well as the rest of the paddock by setting his fastest lap at 1:17.762.

The focus of the session was on tyre testing, with further aerodynamic tests and setup work being completed throughout the day. The Finnish driver completed a total of 138 laps at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

Tomorrow Antonio Giovinazzi will take over the cockpit for the final day of T01.

Kimi Räikkönen (car number 7):
“It was another good day for us. We made progress with the car and put in solid lap times. I feel comfortable with the car. Things are looking positive and I look forward to being back on track next week.”

Circuit: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya / 4.655 km
Driver: Kimi Räikkönen
Weather: sunny and dry; air 7-18°C, track 8-22°C
Chassis / engine: Alfa Romeo Racing C38 – 01 / Ferrari
Laps: 138 laps, 642,390 km
Fastest lap: 1:17.762 (C5)