Ferrari Barcelona test notes 2006-04-11

First day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working at the Circuit de Catalunya near Barcelona. The Scuderia's two official test drivers, Luca Badoer and Marc Gene, each at the wheel of a 248 F1, got the ball rolling for this...

First day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working at the Circuit de Catalunya near Barcelona.

The Scuderia's two official test drivers, Luca Badoer and Marc Gene, each at the wheel of a 248 F1, got the ball rolling for this four day test session. The Italian worked mainly on development of new components, while his Spanish colleague began an endurance run.

At the end of the day, 201 laps had been completed: 102 by Gene and 99 by Badoer. The best time was set by Marc, 1:16.129, with Luca's quickest lap being a 1:16.398.

Testing at this circuit continues tomorrow, when Marc Gene will be partnered by Felipe Massa.

Circuit: Catalunya circuit, 4.627 km
Drivers: Luca Badoer and Marc Gene
Car: 248 F1
Weather: air temperature 8/18 °C, track temperature 15/32 °C. Clear skies.

-ferrari-

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Luca Badoer , Marc Gene , Felipe Massa
Teams Ferrari