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BMW Sauber Hockenheim test notes 2008-07-09

BMW Sauber Hockenheim test notes 2008-07-09

Test in Hockenheim. July 8th - 10th 2008 Day two - Wednesday Weather conditions: Overcast in the morning, sunny in the afternoon. Temperatures: Air: 16 - 25 o.C, Track: 18 - 34 o.C Number of drivers participating: 10 of 10 teams Fastest...

Test in Hockenheim.
July 8th - 10th 2008
Day two - Wednesday

Weather conditions: Overcast in the morning, sunny in the afternoon.
Temperatures: Air: 16 - 25 o.C, Track: 18 - 34 o.C

Number of drivers participating: 10 of 10 teams
Fastest lap overall: Lewis Hamilton (McLaren-Mercedes) 1:14.872 min
Circuit length: 4.574 km

Nick Heidfeld
Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.08-06 / BMW P86/8
Test kilometres today: 526 km (115 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:16.235 min

Programme:

Completing 115 laps Nick Heidfeld today continued his preparation for the upcoming German Grand Prix. In significantly better weather than yesterday his main goal was the mechanical and aerodynamical setup of the BMW Sauber F1.08. He also concentrated on tyre testing collecting valuable data on the two compounds (medium and hard) nominated for the Hockenheim race.

What comes next:

Tomorrow Robert Kubica will take over testing duties. He will use the last of the three Hockenheimring test days to finetune the setup of the BMW Sauber F1.08 to his liking.

-credit: bmw sauber

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