BMW Sauber F1 Team - Test in Jerez - Tag 2

(PresseBox) ( München, )
Day two – Thursday

Weather conditions: dry and sunny, air 24 - 35°C, track 26 - 51°C

Number of cars participating: 14

Fastest lap overall (based on the team’s own timekeeping):

1:16.978 min, Rubens Barrichello, Lucky Strike Honda Racing F1 Team

Robert Kubica:
Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.06-06 / BMW P86 V8
Test kilometres today: 438 km (99 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:17.972 min (lap 23)

Nick Heidfeld:
Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.06-07/ BMW P86 V8
Test kilometres today: 420 km (95 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:18.177 min (lap 31)

Programme:
The BMW Sauber F1 Team spent a very productive test day with good, clear results. Nick started in the morning with set-up and aero work and then tested different tyre compounds for next week’s grand prix in Hockenheim. In the afternoon he continued with set-up work and also did test work on brakes. Robert tested a new front wing in the morning and then switched to an evaluation programme with different tyre compounds for the Turkish Grand Prix, which takes place in Istanbul at the end of August. In the afternoon Robert carried out a tyre testing programme for Michelin.

What comes next:
For tomorrow, Friday, the third and final day of testing in Jerez, Robert and Jacques Villeneuve will share driving duties.
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