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Thursday, April 17, 2008

Webbo fastest on a soggy final day in Barcelona

It was Mark Webber’s turn to top the charts, as rain hit the final day of testing in Barcelona.

The Australian set a best time of 1:21.953, well clear of Heikki Kovalainen’s second place 1:23.589.

Kimi Raikkonen set a 1:23.619 in limited running, followed by Robert Kubica (1:24.715), Jenson Button (1:24.873) and Kazuki Nakajima (1:24.927).

Nelson Piquet (1:26.100) and Jarno Trulli (1:32.150) rounded out the remaining drivers as the test drew to a close.

‘Super Best Friends’ no more?

There will be no golden Honda parachute for Super Aguri, the Japanese organization telling AFP Thursday it has no intention of increasing its level of support to the embattled squad.

Super Aguri’s takeover by the Dubai-funded Magma Group fell apart this week, leaving the team desperately searching for funds.

It is rumored Aguri Suzuki’s team is just days from shutting its doors. Don't miss the top stories of the day, subscribe to the SpeedRead Web newspaper now! -- Email SpeedRead -- Learn more about author C.D. Six

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