Daniel Ricciardo sets the pace in Spain as ailing Lewis Hamilton toughs it out

    Story highlights

    • Daniel Ricciardo sets fastest time in second day of testing at Circuit de Catalunya
    • Red Bull star edges out Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa
    • World champion Lewis Hamilton shrugs off sickness to complete 89-lap afternoon stint
    • Formula One season starts next month in Australia

    (CNN)World champion Lewis Hamilton emerged from his sick bed for a marathon stint in his Mercedes but it was Red Bull rival Daniel Ricciardo who set the fastest time on the second day of F1 pre-season testing in Barcelona Friday.

    Hamilton had to cut short his session on the first day as he complained of a fever and his reappearance for the afternoon runs at the Circuit de Catalunya came as something of a surprise to the fans and media following proceedings.