BMW Sauber Jerez test summary

Weather conditions: Sunny all day. Temperatures: Air: 22 - 32 C, Track: 24 - 45 C Number of drivers participating: 10 of 10 teams Fastest lap overall: Heikki Kovalainen (McLaren-Mercedes) 1:18.385 min Circuit length: 4.574 km Nick ...

Weather conditions: Sunny all day.
Temperatures: Air: 22 - 32 C, Track: 24 - 45 C

Number of drivers participating: 10 of 10 teams
Fastest lap overall: Heikki Kovalainen (McLaren-Mercedes) 1:18.385 min
Circuit length: 4.574 km

Nick Heidfeld
Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.08-06 / BMW P86/8
Test kilometres today: 453 kms (99 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:19.915 min

Programme:
On the last day of the Jerez test Nick Heidfeld worked on the aerodynamical and mechanical setup of the BMW Sauber F1.08. In hot weather conditions the team evaluated different setup solutions with regards of the upcoming Hungarian Grand Prix, which usually is run in hot weather conditions as well.

In the morning Heidfeld did a precautionary stop off the track when one of the car's sensors failed. Once the mechanics had changed the sensor the team could resume the testing programme as scheduled.

Covering 453 kms (99 laps) in hot weather conditions today the team made good progress in preparation for the Hungarian Grand Prix.

What comes next:
The BMW Sauber F1 Team's next stop will be Budapest, where at the end of next week the Hungarian Grand Prix is on the calendar.

-credit: bmw sauber

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Nick Heidfeld , Heikki Kovalainen
Teams Mercedes , Sauber , McLaren