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Mazepin fastest on Mercedes debut at final day of Barcelona testing

Russian rookie Nikita Mazepin set the fastest time on the final day of testing in Barcelona as he made his debut for Mercedes-AMG Motorsport. Mazepin’s time of 1:15:775 on the C5 compound tyres was even more impressive when compared with Valtteri Bottas’ time from day one, as the rookie was just two tenths slower than the Finnish regular. Mazepin’s day didn’t go without incident as the Russian, who has previously tested for Racing Point F1 Team, took a spin on the gravel at Turn 12 just before lunch. However, he quickly recovered and showed off what he can offer around a track with his Mercedes debut performance after running 128 laps on the second, and final, day of testing. Just...
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