F1 Testing 2022: Day 2 results from Bahrain

Formula 1 teams had their second day of testing at the Bahrain International Circuit from 10am local time until 7pm

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Another day of testing in the books and another successful outing for Ferrari who initially topped the timesheet thanks to Carlos Sainz’s lap in the afternoon session, as well as managing to complete 60 laps overall, but were beaten by Haas’ Kevin Magnussen who had an extra hour of running in Bahrain.

Haas were unable to start testing on Thursday morning as their freight hadn’t arrived in time, so were allowed extra time after the main session ended on Friday, so as not to disadvantage the American team.

The day was littered with red flags as we saw Lando Norris’ McLaren breakdown, and the Williams of Nicholas Latifi had a problem with the rear brakes before going on fire. 

Sebastian Vettel had issues with his Aston Martin, as did Valtteri Bottas in the Alfa Romeo, and Esteban Ocon in the Alpine. 

Bahrain testing – Day 2 Results

Pos.DriverTeamBest TimeTyreTot. Laps
1Kevin MagnussenHaas1:33.207C460
2Carlos SainzFerrari1:33.532C460
3Max VerstappenRed Bull1:34.011C486
4Lance StrollAston Martin1:34.064C469
5Lewis HamiltonMercedes1:34.141C547
6Esteban OconAlpine1:34.276C4111
7Charles LeclercFerrari1:34.366C354
8Lando NorrisMcLaren1:34.609C359
9Sebastian VettelAston Martin1:36.020C346
10Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri1:36.802C3119
11Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo1:36.987C225
12Mick SchumacherHaas1:37.846C223
13George RussellMercedes1:38.585C267
14Nicholas LatifiWilliams1:39.845C212
15Zhou GuanyuAlfa Romeo1:39.984C248

And despite being the talk of the paddock on Thursday, Mercedes endured a tough day as Lewis Hamilton had a tough time keeping his car under control with porpoising still a clear issue. 

Formula One F1 – Pre-Season Testing – Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain – March 11, 2022 Williams’ Nicholas Latifi during testing REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

That said, Hamilton was still able to put in the fifth fastest time, while 2021 World Champion Max Verstappen third fastest. 

Bahrain Day 2 Testing – Total Team Laps

TeamTotal Laps
AlphaTauri120
Aston Martin116
Mercedes114
Ferrari114
Alpine111
Red Bull86
Haas83
Alfa Romeo73
McLaren60
Williams12
Formula One F1 – Pre-Season Testing – Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain – March 11, 2022 Red Bull’s Max Verstappen during testing REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
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