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Abu Dhabi Young Driver test 2011 - Day 3 results - Red Bull top the times for all three days of post-season testing

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The third and final day of testing at Yas Marina ended with Red Bull making it three for three. Jean-Éric Vergne has led all three days of testing in Abu Dhabi, and is now quoted as saying he's confident he's ready for the step up to F1. Meanwhile, Esteban Gutiérrez caused a red flag in the Sauber, spinning off track and damaging his wheel. Alexander Rossi was behind the wheel for Team Lotus, working on damper data and evaluating Pirelli's 2012 tyres. He admitted he was surprised how much you can learn during a short time of testing.

Jan Charouz locks up on the final day in Abu Dhabi
Jan Charouz locks up on the final day in Abu DhabiCredit: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic
1Jean-Éric VergneRed Bull1:38.91746
2Sam BirdMercedes1:40.897104
3Jules BianchiFerrari1:41.347106
4Oliver TurveyMcLaren1:41.51389
5Max ChiltonForce India1:41.57579
6Esteban GutiérrezSauber1:42.04979
7Mirko BortolottiWilliams1:43.27774
8Kevin CecconToro Rosso1:43.68635
9Alexander RossiLotus1:44.28374
10Jan CharouzRenault1:44.47082
11Stefano ColettiToro Rosso1:44.54548
12Nathanael BerthonHRT1:45.83951
13Robert WickensVirgin1:45.93434
14Charles PicVirgin1:46.34849

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