The Third 2016 Barcelona Test was the first in-season test session of the 2016 Formula One season. It took place between the 17th and 18th May 2016 over two days. The circuit is the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, located in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

Driver Running Order[edit | edit source]

Team Car Day 1 (Tue) Day 2 (Wed)
Ferrari SF16-H Sebastian Vettel Antonio Fuoco
Force India VJM09 Alfonso Celis, Jr.
Haas VF16 Romain Grosjean Esteban Gutiérrez
Manor MRT05 Pascal Wehrlein Jordan King
McLaren MP4-31 Jenson Button Stoffel Vandoorne
Mercedes F1 W07 Hybrid Nico Rosberg Pascal Wehrlein
Sauber C35 Absent
Red Bull RB12 Daniel Ricciardo Max Verstappen
Renault RS16 Esteban Ocon Kevin Magnussen
Toro Rosso STR11 Pierre Gasly Daniil Kvyat
Williams FW38 Alex Lynn Felipe Massa

Overview[edit | edit source]

Report[edit | edit source]

Day 1[edit | edit source]

Day 2[edit | edit source]

Best times[edit | edit source]

By day[edit | edit source]

By driver[edit | edit source]

Times[edit | edit source]

Day One, 17 May[edit | edit source]

Source: [1]

Pos. Driver Team Car Tyres Time Gap Laps
1 Germany Sebastian Vettel Italy Ferrari SF16-H P 1:23.220 103
2 Germany Nico Rosberg Germany Mercedes W07 Hybrid P 1:23.337 +0.117 119
3 United Kingdom Jenson Button United Kingdom McLaren-Honda MP4-31 P 1:23.753 +0.533 86
4 France Romain Grosjean United States Haas-Ferrari VF16 P 1:23.882 +0.662 96
5 Germany Pascal Wehrlein United Kingdom Manor-Mercedes MRT05 P 1:24.297 +1.077 86
6 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Austria Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 P 1:24.307 +1.087 89
7 France Pierre Gasly Italy Toro Rosso-Ferrari STR11 P 1:24.821 +1.601 78
8 Mexico Alfonso Celis, Jr. India Force India-Mercedes VJM09 P 1:25.467 +2.247 99
9 United Kingdom Alex Lynn United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes FW38 P 1:26.071 +2.851 86
10 France Esteban Ocon France Renault RS16 P 1:26.530 +3.310 105

Day Two, 18 May[edit | edit source]

Source: [2]

Pos. Driver Team Car Tyres Time Gap Laps
1 Netherlands Max Verstappen Austria Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 P 1:23.267 118
2 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne United Kingdom McLaren-Honda MP4-31 P 1:24.006 +0.739 108
3 Germany Pascal Wehrlein Germany Mercedes W07 Hybrid P 1:24.145 +0.878 133
4 Mexico Esteban Gutierrez United States Haas-Ferrari VF16 P 1:24.592 +1.325 135
5 Italy Antonio Fuoco Italy Ferrari SF16-H P 1:24.720 +1.453 118
6 Russia Daniil Kvyat Italy Toro Rosso-Ferrari STR11 P 1:24.737 +1.470 116
7 Mexico Alfonso Celis, Jr. India Force India-Mercedes VJM09 P 1:25.016 +1.749 103
8 Denmark Kevin Magnussen France Renault RS16 P 1:25.133 +1.866 122
9 Brazil Felipe Massa United Kingdom Williams-Mercedes FW38 P 1:27.167 +3.900 94
10 United Kingdom Jordan King United Kingdom Manor-Mercedes MRT05 P 1:27.615 +4.348 91

Notes[edit | edit source]

V T E 2016 Formula One Season
Teams Ferrari • Force India • Haas • Manor • McLaren • Mercedes • Red Bull • Renault • Sauber • Toro Rosso • Williams
Engines Ferrari • Honda • Mercedes • Renault • TAG Heuer
Drivers alphabetically Alonso • Bottas • Button • Ericsson • Grosjean • Gutiérrez • Hamilton • Haryanto • Hülkenberg • Kvyat • Magnussen • Massa • Nasr • Ocon • Palmer • Pérez • Räikkönen • Ricciardo • Rosberg • Sainz • Vandoorne  • Verstappen • Vettel • Wehrlein
Drivers by number Ricciardo • 5 Vettel • 6 Rosberg • 7 Räikkönen • 8 Grosjean • 9 Ericsson • 11 Pérez • 12 Nasr • 14 Alonso • 19 Massa • 20 Magnussen • 21 Gutiérrez • 22 Button • 26 Kvyat • 27 Hülkenberg • 30 Palmer • 31 Ocon • 33 Verstappen • 44 Hamilton • 47 Vandoorne  • 55 Sainz • 77 Bottas • 88 Haryanto • 94 Wehrlein
Other Drivers Celis • di Resta • Fong • Fuoco • Gasly • Jordá • Kari • King • Leclerc • Lynn • Matsushita • Mazepin • Paffett • Rossi • Stoneman • Stroll • Turvey • Vergne
Cars Ferrari SF16-H • Force India VJM09 • Haas VF-16 • Manor MRT05 • McLaren MP4-31 • Mercedes F1 W07 Hybrid • Red Bull RB12 • Renault RS16 • Sauber C35 • Toro Rosso STR11 • Williams FW38
Tyres Pirelli
Races Australia • Bahrain • China • Russia • Spain • Monaco • Canada • Baku • Austria • Britain • Hungary • Germany • Belgium • Italy • Singapore • Malaysia • Japan • United States • Mexico • Brazil • Abu Dhabi
Tests Paul Ricard • Barcelona: 1 • 2 • 3
See also 2015 Formula One Season • 2017 Formula One Season • Category
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