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Massa leads the way at Barcelona

Felipe Massa, Ferrari, Barcelona testingFelipe Massa put Ferrari on top of the times on the final day of testing at the Barcelona circuit on Monday.

The Ferrari driver posted a best time of 1m22.625s to go over eight tenths of a second faster than Red Bull rival Mark Webber, second today.

Massa, who had another very productive day with 121 laps covered, posted his best time over a two-lap stint, the same as Webber.

Sebastien Buemi continued with Toro Rosso's impressive pre-season by posting the third quickest time of the day, set over a three-lap run.

Despite having a KERS problem that cut his running short in the morning, Nick Heidfeld ended as fourth fastest in the Renault, the German managing 95 laps in the end.

Lewis Hamilton finally got some decent running in the McLaren, finishing in fifth after 107 laps, ahead of Williams's Pastor Maldonado, who caused one of the red flags of the day when he stopped on track in the afternoon.

Michael Schumacher caused the final red flag of the day with some 20 minutes of the session left when his Mercedes stopped at Turn 10.

The German still enjoyed a productive session, covering over 100 laps, but he finish over four seconds off the pace.

Jerome D'Ambrosio posted the ninth quickest time with the Virgin, the Belgian losing a lot of track time following a problem in the morning.

D'Ambrosio stopped on track at around 11am with a car problem and was only able to return to action with some 90 minutes of the session left.

It was a very short day for the Lotus team, which was forced to end the test early after Jarno Trulli crashed his car in the morning. The team said the accident had been caused by an unspecified car problem and, not having enough parts to rebuild it, has to pack up early.

Before his crash, Trulli had managed just 18 laps on his way to the slowest time of the day.

Today's times:

Pos  Driver        Team                   Time               Laps
 1.  Massa         Ferrari                1m22.625s           121
 2.  Webber        Red Bull-Renault       1m23.442s  + 0.817   69
 3.  Buemi         Toro Rosso-Ferrari     1m23.550s  + 0.925   90
 4.  Heidfeld      Renault                1m23.657s  + 1.032   95
 5.  Hamilton      McLaren-Mercedes       1m24.003s  + 1.378  107
 6.  Maldonado     Williams-Cosworth      1m24.057s  + 1.432  121
 7.  Sutil         Force India-Mercedes   1m24.177s  + 1.552   64
 8.  Perez         Sauber-Ferrari         1m24.515s  + 1.890   74
 9.  D'Ambrosio    Virgin-Cosworth        1m26.501s  + 3.876   50
10.  Schumacher    Mercedes               1m27.079s  + 4.454  114
11.  Trulli        Lotus-Renault          1m29.992s  + 7.367   18

All Timing Unofficial
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