BMW Sauber Monza test notes 2008-08-27

Weather conditions: Sunny all day. Temperatures: Air: 23 - 30C, Track: 28 - 44C Number of drivers participating: 10 of 10 teams Fastest lap overall: Felipe Massa (Scuderia Ferrari) 1:23.428 min Circuit length: 5,793 km Nick Heidfeld Chassis...

Weather conditions: Sunny all day.
Temperatures: Air: 23 - 30C, Track: 28 - 44C

Number of drivers participating: 10 of 10 teams
Fastest lap overall: Felipe Massa (Scuderia Ferrari) 1:23.428 min
Circuit length: 5,793 km

Nick Heidfeld
Chassis / engine: BMW Sauber F1.08-06 / BMW 86/9
Test kilometres today: 447 km (77 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:24.075 min

Programme:

In the morning Nick Heidfeld worked on the mechanical setup of the BMW Sauber F1.08 car. Preparing for the upcoming Belgian and Italian Grand Prix he worked on suspension setup, gearbox ratios and brake balance. In the afternoon the engineers switched their focus to aerodynamics. In perfect weather conditions the team made good progress trying various solutions for the highspeed and low downforce races ahead.

What comes next:

The BMW Sauber F1 Team will continue testing in Monza for two more days. Tomorrow Nick Heidfeld will be at the wheel of the BMW Sauber F1.08 again. On Friday Robert Kubica will take over.

-credit: bmw sauber

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Nick Heidfeld , Felipe Massa , Robert Kubica
Teams Ferrari , Sauber