BMW Sauber Jerez test notes 2008-02-12

Test in Jerez. 12th - 14th February 2008 Day one - Tuesday Weather conditions: Sunny and clear sky all day, strong winds in the afternoon. Temperatures: Air: 8 - 20 C, Track: 9 - 27 C Robert Kubica Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.08-03 / BMW...

Test in Jerez.
12th - 14th February 2008
Day one - Tuesday

Weather conditions: Sunny and clear sky all day, strong winds in the afternoon.
Temperatures: Air: 8 - 20 C, Track: 9 - 27 C

Robert Kubica
Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.08-03 / BMW P86/8
Test kilometres today: 403 km (91 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:19.539 min

Nick Heidfeld
Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.08-02 / BMW P86/8
Test kilometres today: 417 km (94 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:19.958 min

Programme:

Robert Kubica and Nick Heidfeld drove the two BMW Sauber F1.08 during the first of three test days in Jerez. In perfect weather conditions the drivers did 91 and 94 laps respectively, completing today's test schedule as planned.

Both drivers worked on the setup of the car trying various solutions and system checks, which helped the team further understand the new car. The work on the aerodynamics was affected by strong winds in the afternoon. In addition both drivers did several practice starts.

What comes next:

BMW Sauber F1 Team will test for two more days in Jerez. Tomorrow the focus will be again on improving the setup of the F1.08 car, concentrating on aerodynamic solutions and the braking system.

-credit: bmw sauber

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Series FORMULA 1
Drivers Nick Heidfeld , Robert Kubica
Teams Sauber