Rosberg fastest of week in Austria test after leading on Wednesday


Austrian Grand Prix winner Nico Rosberg took over at the helm of the Mercedes W06 on Wednesday and promptly set the fastest time of the week in the two-day, post-race test.

The German completed 117 laps and set a best time of 1:09.113, which was easily fastest of the week. Times improved two seconds from Tuesday on a day where no rain interrupted running.

Beyond the veterans, Pascal Wehrlein switched from Mercedes to Force India and clocked 132 laps.

Marco Wittman, the DTM front-runner, turned in the most laps of the day in his F1 debut with Scuderia Toro Rosso. He completed 158 laps and ended fourth with a best time of 1:10.103.

After stopping at pit in late in the afternoon, Daniel Ricciardo brought out the day’s only red flag.

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