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BMW Sauber F1 Team - Test in Monza - 28th August 2007

(PresseBox) (München, ) Day one - Tuesday
Weather conditions: mostly sunny and warm, rain at the end
Temperatures: Air: 25-32°C, Track: 27-46°C
Number of cars participating: 10
Fastest lap overall: Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes, 1:24.112 min

Nick Heidfeld
Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.07-06 / BMW P86/7 V8
Test kilometres today: 440 km (76 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:24.277 min

In preparation for the upcoming Italian Grand Prix on the Monza high-speed track, the team tested a low downforce aero package consisting of a new front and rear wing as well as modified bodywork. Nick started the day working out a baseline set-up. In the afternoon he made various aerodynamic comparisons which enabled the engineers to gather specific data.

What comes next:
Nick Heidfeld will continue driving tomorrow. A final decision on the programme will be made in the morning, because the weather forecast is predicting rain.