Estoril Williams testing notes

February 6, 1996 - Jacques Villeneuve wrapped up a four-day test with the Williams-Renault team at Estoril today (Tuesday) at Estoril by posting a best lap time of 1:24.55. Villeneuve completed 32 laps in the wet morning session. In...

February 6, 1996 - Jacques Villeneuve wrapped up a four-day test with the Williams-Renault team at Estoril today (Tuesday) at Estoril by posting a best lap time of 1:24.55. Villeneuve completed 32 laps in the wet morning session. In dry conditions during the afternoon he lapped the 4.360-kilometre Lisbon-area track a further 24 times. This was the final test using the FW17 chassis which was fitted with a Renault 1996 RS8 engine. The Williams team is scheduled to return to Estoril Monday, February 12th to begin testing the new FW18. Although Benetton-Renault and Tyrrell-Yamaha have arrived at Estoril and are expected to begin testing tomorrow (Wednesday), only Villeneuve tested today.

MC --- þ 1st 1.11 #8604 þ Pi = 3.1459265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510582

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Jacques Villeneuve
Teams Williams , Benetton