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Ferrari Barcelona test notes 2008-04-14

Massa Testing 2009 Specs Circuit: Catalunya Circuit -- 4.655 km Driver: Felipe Massa Car: F2008 Weather: air temperature 15/23 C, track temperatur e 15/25 C. Slightly cloudy, a few drops of rain. After a break of around a month, covering...

Massa Testing 2009 Specs

Circuit: Catalunya Circuit -- 4.655 km
Driver: Felipe Massa
Car: F2008
Weather: air temperature 15/23 C, track temperatur e 15/25 C. Slightly cloudy, a few drops of rain.

After a break of around a month, covering the period of the first three races of the Championship, testing resumed for the Formula 1 teams, with almost everyone running as from today at the Catalunya Circuit, near Barcelona.

As per the regulations, only one car can be used for tests held during the race season: on track for Ferrari was Felipe Massa. The day's technical programme included testing of new aerodynamic components and work on finding the best set-up for the F2008 on this track, which on 27th April will host the Spanish Grand Prix. In the afternoon, Felipe also did some laps using the 2009 type of Bridgestone tyre.

The day in figures is as follows: 77 laps completed by Felipe, with a best time of 1.18.613 set on 2009 tyres and 1.22.007 using this year's rubber.

Testing at this circuit continues tomorrow, again with Felipe Massa on track.

-credit: ferarri

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