BMW Sauber Monza test notes 2006-08-29

Programme: Sebastian Vettel did some long runs in order to get used to driving in low downforce configuration. After that he started with set-up work, and he did a small tyre programme in the afternoon. Nick Heidfeld started with set-up work in...

Programme: Sebastian Vettel did some long runs in order to get used to driving in low downforce configuration. After that he started with set-up work, and he did a small tyre programme in the afternoon.

Nick Heidfeld started with set-up work in the morning followed by some aerodynamic evaluations. In addition, the team worked on engine development. Nick then completed a tyre test for Michelin. The two drivers ran different programmes in the afternoon.

What comes next: Tomorrow, Robert Kubica will take over from Sebastian, while Nick will continue to drive. The focus will be on further improving the set-up and on tyre testing.

Sebastian Vettel:
Chassis/engine: BMW Sauber F1.06-06/BMW P86 V8
Test kilometres today: 539 km (93 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:23.772 min (lap 81)

Nick Heidfeld:
Chassis/engine: BMW Sauber F1.06-07/BMW P86 V8
Test kilometres today: 429 km (74 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:24.088 min (lap 48)

-credit: bmw sauber

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Nick Heidfeld , Robert Kubica , Sebastian Vettel
Teams Sauber