BMW Sauber F1 Team - Test in Jerez - Day three/ Test in Jerez.
(PresseBox) (München, )Day three - Thursday
Weather conditions: overcast, gusty winds, air 22 - 27°C, track 22 - 32°C
Number of cars participating: 4
Fastest lap overall: 1:16.972 min, Jenson Button, Honda, Michelin
Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.06-06 / BMW P86 V8
Test kilometres today: 514 km (116 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:16.987 min (on lap 22)
Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.06-07 / BMW P86 V8
Test kilometres today: 452 km (102 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:17.584 min (on lap 14)
The weather conditions were not very favourable today because of gusty winds. Nick continued work on the new electronics system for next year. At the same time he tested various set-ups and evaluated tyres for the Brazilian Grand Prix. Robert worked on a major tyre programme for Michelin also in preparation for the race at Interlagos. In addition he tried different set-ups which revealed some promising results. Overall the team was able to complete the planned programme of the three day test and gained interesting information in view of the remaining three races of the season.
What comes next:
The next test of the BMW Sauber F1 Team will take place at Jerez from October 11 to 13.