BMW Sauber Jerez test notes 2006-07-20

Programme: The BMW Sauber F1 Team spent a very productive test day with good, clear results. Nick Heidfeld started in the morning with set-up and aero work and then tested different tyre compounds for next week& ...

Programme: The BMW Sauber F1 Team spent a very productive test day with good, clear results. Nick Heidfeld started in the morning with set-up and aero work and then tested different tyre compounds for next week’s grand prix in Hockenheim. In the afternoon he continued with set-up work and also did test work on brakes.

Robert Kubica tested a new front wing in the morning and then switched to an evaluation programme with different tyre compounds for the Turkish Grand Prix, which takes place in Istanbul at the end of August. In the afternoon Robert carried out a tyre testing programme for Michelin.

What comes next: For tomorrow, Friday, the third and final day of testing in Jerez, Robert and Jacques Villeneuve will share driving duties.

Robert Kubica
Chassis: BMW Sauber F1.06-06
Engine: BMW P86 V8
Test kilometres today: 438 km (99 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:17.972 min (lap 23)


Nick Heidfeld
Chassis: BMW Sauber F1.06-07
Engine: BMW P86 V8
Test kilometres today: 420 km (95 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:18.177 min (lap 31)

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Jacques Villeneuve , Nick Heidfeld , Robert Kubica
Teams Sauber