BMW Sauber Barcelona test notes 2007-11-13

Programme: During the three-day Barcelona test the BMW Sauber F1 Team is focusing on testing the new standard ECU which will be mandatory in all F1 cars in 2008. This includes driving without traction control, set-up work and system programming.

Programme: During the three-day Barcelona test the BMW Sauber F1 Team is focusing on testing the new standard ECU which will be mandatory in all F1 cars in 2008.

This includes driving without traction control, set-up work and system programming. Apart from some teething problems with the new electronics and several red flags, it was a productive day.

What comes next: Robert and Nick will continue to drive on Wednesday and Thursday and work together with the engineers on gaining experience with the standard ECU.

Robert Kubica
Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.07-06 / BMW P86/7 V8
Test kilometres today: 270 km (58 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:22.883 min

Nick Heidfeld
Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.07-04 / BMW P86/7 V8
Test kilometres today: 349 km (75 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:23.671 min

-credit: bmw sauber

Be part of something big

Write a comment
Show comments
About this article
Series Formula 1
Drivers Nick Heidfeld , Robert Kubica
Teams Sauber