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F1: Vettel tops tyre tests in France

2016-01-27 08:34

TESTING IN FRANCE: Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel tests Pirelli tyres at a wet Paul Ricard circuit in France. Image: AP/ Claude Paris

Le Castellet, France - Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel  topped the times during F1 tyre tests  at the Paul Ricard circuit in France.

At the wheel of last season's car the four-time former champion completed 134 laps on an artificially-watered track to put the Pirelli tyres in use for 2016 through their paces in wet conditions.

Vettel was joined on the second and final day of testing by McLaren test driver Stoffel Vandoorne and Daniil Kvyat in a Red Bull.

Two full pre-season testing sessions take place in Barcelona on Feb 22-25 and March 1-4 ahead of the opening race in Melbourne on March 20.

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