Valsecchi quickest for Lotus on final test day

GP2 champion Davide Valsecchi topped the final days testing in Abu Dhabi for the Lotus team with a fastest lap of 1:42.677.

The Italian driver completed 86 laps in the winning E20 to put him ahead of day one leader Kevin Magnussen - with McLaren once again topping the laps completed by sharing duties between the Danish driver and test driver Oliver Turvey.

Sauber reserve and rumoured second driver for 2013 placed third fastest ahead of Robert Frijns for Red Bull who climbed back behind the wheel after driving the RB8 on Tuesday.

Luiz Razia was suffering from the flu but soldiered on to go sixth quickest for Toro Rosso ahead of American Alexander Rossi for Caterham who suffered an oil leak midway through the session.

2012 Abu Dhabi Young Driver Test Results:

PosDriverTeamTimeGapLaps
01. D. Valsecchi Lotus 1:42.677   86
02. K. Magnussen McLaren 1:42.827 +0.150 51
03. E. Gutierrez Sauber 1:43.093 +0.416 80
04. R. Frijns Red Bull 1:43.233 +0.556 53
05. O. Turvey McLaren 1:43.604 +0.927 44
06. L. Razia Toro Rosso 1:45.286 +2.609 68
07. A. Rossi Caterham 1:46.485 +3.808 86