Test in Jerez

September 16th - 19th 2008 / Day three - Thursday
(PresseBox) (München, ) .
- Weather conditions: Some sun early in the morning, overcast for the rest of the morning, rain in the afternoon.

Temperatures: Air: 17 - 25 °C, Track: 20 - 27 °C

Number of drivers participating: 8 from 8 teams

Fastest lap overall: Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing) 1:18.001 min

Circuit length: 4.428 km

Nick Heidfeld
Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.08-06 / BMW 86/9
Test kilometres today: 310 kms (70 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:18.167 min

In the morning Nick Heidfeld worked on the mechanical and aerodynamic set-up of the BMW Sauber F1.08, evaluating different configurations for the remaining races of the 2008 season. When it started to rain around lunch time the team changed its plans for the afternoon. Heidfeld said: "As we might have some rain during the forthcoming races we took this opportunity to work on the car’s wet weather set-up."

What comes next:
Tomorrow Nick Heidfeld will conclude the four day Jerez test, more set-up work with the BMW Sauber F1.08 is on his schedule.


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