Kevin Magnussen puts McLaren on top at the first day of Formula 1’s Silverstone young driver test.

Jenson Button leads Sergio PerezThe Dane had not been a factor at the head of the timesheets until the final twenty minutes, when he bolted on medium tyres and set a 1:33.602 that would prove unmatched for the remainder of the session.

While the afternoon did not yield massive improvements, positions changed hands multiple times as drivers found incremental gains.



Pos.DriversTeamsTimeLaps
01.Denmark Kevin MagnussenUnited Kingdom Vodafone McLaren Mercedes1:33.602100
02.United Kingdom Paul di RestaIndia Sahara Force India1:33.77458
03.Portugal Antonio Felix Da CostaAustria Infiniti Red Bull Racing1:33.82182
04.United Kingdom James CaladoIndia Sahara Force India1:33.98627
05.Spain Daniel JuncadellaUnited Kingdom Williams F1 Team1:34.09855
06.Venezuela Johnny CecottoItaly Scuderia Toro Rosso1:34.19375
07.Holland Robin FrijnSwitzerland Sauber F1 Team1:34.23672
08.France Nicolas ProstUnited Kingdom Lotus F1 Team1:34.81072
09.Italy Davide RigonItaly Scuderia Ferrari1:34.78476
10.USA Alexander RossiMalaysia Caterham F1 Team1:35.65169
11.Cyprus Tio ElliasRussia Marussia F1 Team1:36.67636
12.United Kingdom Max ChiltonRussia Marussia F1 Team1:38.34727