Test in Jerez.
July 22nd – 25th 2008
Day three – Thursday
Weather conditions: Sunny all day.
Temperatures: Air: 23 – 33 °C, Track: 27 – 45 °C
Number of drivers participating: 10 of 10 teams
Fastest lap overall: Mark Webber (Red Bull Racing) 1:19.176 min
Circuit length: 4.574 km
Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.08-06 / BMW P86/8
Test kilometres today: 444 km (97 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:20.896 min
Taking full advantage of the sunny weather with high track temperatures Nick Heidfeld today concentrated on development work with the 2009 slick tyres. With the BMW Sauber F1.08 car running for 444 kms (97 laps) the engineers collected valuable data on mechanical and aerodynamical setup options for next year’s car.
What comes next:
On the last day of the Jerez test Nick Heidfeld tomorrow will work on setup solutions for the upcoming Hungarian Grand Prix.