Test in Monza

August 27th - 29th 2008. Day one - Wednesday
(PresseBox) (München, ) Weather conditions: Sunny all day.
Temperatures: Air: 23 - 30 °C, Track: 28 - 44 °C
Number of drivers participating: 10 of 10 teams
Fastest lap overall: Felipe Massa (Scuderia Ferrari) 1:23.428 min
Circuit length: 5,793 km

Nick Heidfeld
Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.08-06 / BMW 86/9
Test kilometres today: 447 km (77 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:24.075 min


In the morning Nick Heidfeld worked on the mechanical setup of the BMW Sauber F1.08 car. Preparing for the upcoming Belgian and Italian Grand Prix he worked on suspension setup, gearbox ratios and brake balance. In the afternoon the engineers switched their focus to aerodynamics. In perfect weather conditions the team made good progress trying various solutions for the highspeed and low downforce races ahead.

What comes next:

The BMW Sauber F1 Team will continue testing in Monza for two more days. Tomorrow Nick Heidfeld will be at the wheel of the BMW Sauber F1.08 again. On Friday Robert Kubica will take over.


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