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Abu Dhabi Pirelli Test 27:11:2018 Day One
By Andrew Hooper
November 28 2018

The opening day of the Pirelli post season tyre test at the Abu Dhabi circuit would see both 2019 Williams drivers take part with George Russell running in the morning and Robert Kubica in the afternoon. 
 
 Abu Dhabi Pirelli Test 27:11:2018 Day One
 
Kubica
 

The opening day of the Pirelli post season tyre test at the Abu Dhabi circuit would see both 2019 Williams drivers take part with George Russell running in the morning and Robert Kubica in the afternoon. The test The test which will conclude on Wednesday is designed to give the teams an opportunity to evaluate Pirelli's 2019 compounds and compare them with the 2018 versions.

The drivers across the teams running would use Pirelli's new compound numbering system with for example 5 been the softest 2019 tyre available. Other drivers would use the 2018 compound with the quickest time been set on a hypersoft tyre.

With the end of the day the Williams drivers would find themselves ninth and tenth in the times for the day. Robert would set a time late in the day that would see him finish ahead of team-mate George.

 
Russell
Pos Driver Car Time Gap Laps
1 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1m36.812s - 69
2 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1m37.231s 0.419s 120
3 Lance Stroll Force India-Mercedes 1m37.415s 0.603s 56
4 Max Verstappen Red Bull-Renault 1m37.947s 1.135s 133
5 Sergio Perez Force India-Mercedes 1m37.976s 1.164s 67
6 Lando Norris McLaren-Renault 1m38.187s 1.375s 136
7 Nico Hulkenberg Renault 1m38.789s 1.977s 128
8 Pietro Fittipaldi Haas-Ferrari 1m39.201s 2.389s 56
9 Robert Kubica Williams-Mercedes 1m39.269s 2.457s 32
10 George Russell Williams-Mercedes 1m39.512s 2.700s 42
11 Kimi Raikkonen Sauber-Ferrari 1m39.878s 3.066s 102
12 Sean Gelael Toro Rosso-Honda 1m40.435s 3.623s 150
Russell