BMW Sauber F1 Team - Test in Jerez - Tag 2

(PresseBox) (München, ) Day two – Thursday

Weather conditions: Sunny and dry, air: 22-33°C, track: 26-49°C

Number of cars participating: 14

Fastest lap overall: 1:16.852 s, Heikki Kovalainen, Renault , Michelin

Robert Kubica : Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.06-07 / BMW P86 V8 Test kilometres today : 469 km (106 laps) Fastest lap: 1:17.867 s (lap 18)

Jacques Villeneuve: Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.06-06 / BMW P86 V8 Test kilometres today: 328 km (74 laps) Fastest lap: 1:18.014 s (lap 33)

Programme: Robert started the day working on a tyre programme in view of the French Grand Prix at Magny-Cours. He tested different casings and compounds. Jacques first concentrated on the set-up of the car and then also did a tyre test programme in the afternoon, while Robert evaluated new aerodynamic parts. Overall it was a productive test day that revealed some interesting results.

What comes next: Tomorrow, Robert and Jacques will continue tyre testing and evaluating new aerodynamic parts.


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