BMW Sauber F1 Team - Test in Monza - Tag 3

(PresseBox) (München, ) Day three – Thursday

Weather conditions: sunny and dry, air 17 - 27°C, track 17 - 40°C

Number of cars participating: 19

Fastest lap overall (based on the team’s own timekeeping):

1:21.11 min, Felipe Massa, Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, Bridgestone

Robert Kubica: Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.06-06 / BMW P86 V8 Test kilometres today: 614 km (106 laps) Fastest lap: 1:22.90 min

Sebastian Vettel: Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.06-07 / BMW P86 V8 Test kilometres today: 718 km (124 laps) Fastest lap: 1:23.20 min

Programme: After a crash in the morning Robert’s car was back on track at two o’clock. He did several race preparations and completed a huge tyre testing programme in the afternoon’s perfect weather conditions, when he was evaluating different compounds for Monza during six long runs. Sebastian carried out aero and set-up work for the Monza race, as well as some systems work with special emphasis on shifting.

What comes next: This was the team’s final day of testing in Monza before heading to next week’s Italian Grand Prix at the traditional high-speed track. The next test is scheduled to take place in Jerez from 19th to 21st September.


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