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2017 F1 Pre-season Test Barcelona Live: As it happened.

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2017 - 07:40

Read our 2017 F1 Pre-season Test Barcelona live coverage.

Welcome to our 2017 F1 Pre-season Test Barcelona commentary.

The 2017 Pre-season Test Barcelona took place on Friday March 10, 2017. Read our F1 live commentary to see the coverage as it we reported it live.

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15:32

Green flag once again.

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Green flag once again.

15:28

The Ferrari is safely being placed on the recovery t...

The Ferrari is safely being placed on the recovery truck so the restart won't be too far away. We think he spun at turn 13 looking at the live CCTV pictures.

15:22

Red flag. It is the Ferrari!

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Red flag. It is the Ferrari!

15:18

For the second consecutive day Sauber is notching up...

For the second consecutive day Sauber is notching up a vast number of laps without climbing the timing screens. Ericsson's morning effort of 1m 21.670s sees him P11 and Wehrlein is P13 and last with a 1m 24.940s.

15:07

Palmer returns to track action and immediately goes ...

Palmer returns to track action and immediately goes quicker with a 1m 20.749s but stays P9 for the day.

15:02

14:57

Grosjean is also back out on track after his Haas st...

Grosjean is also back out on track after his Haas stopped this morning and has set a new personal best of 1m 21.389s for the day.

14:45

Alonso on his second stint since returning to track ...

Alonso on his second stint since returning to track action improves with a 1m 22.412s on super soft tyres. Just over two hours of vital track time for McLaren.

14:33

The McLaren returns to track action!

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The McLaren returns to track action!

14:19

14:19

Still no sign of Alonso or McLaren since their secon...

Still no sign of Alonso or McLaren since their second stoppage this morning which could see the test day the Woking-based team so badly needed become wasted.

14:07

Jolyon Palmer joins the last day of testing party in...

Jolyon Palmer joins the last day of testing party in the Renault taking over from Nico Hulkenberg.

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13:52

Hamilton up on the board with a 1m 21.020s having co...

Hamilton up on the board with a 1m 21.020s having completed six laps this afternoon

13:46

With Bottas entertaining fans in Mercedes hospitalit...

With Bottas entertaining fans in Mercedes hospitality Hamilton has taken over driver duties for Mercedes this afternoon.

13:41

It's not that F1 is taking it easy this afternoon bu...

It's not that F1 is taking it easy this afternoon but we've still only got Perez on circuit. But he's just been joined by Stroll in the Williams plus Pascal Wehrlein who is in for Ericsson at Sauber

13:15

13:12

Perez breaks the lunchtime silence to begin the afte...

Perez breaks the lunchtime silence to begin the afternoon's track action.

13:03

...but no-one on track

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...but no-one on track

13:03

GREEN FLAG

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GREEN FLAG

12:43

Here's what Max Verstappen had to say about his morn...

Here's what Max Verstappen had to say about his morning session for Red Bull on the final day of pre-season testing.

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