Jordan Testing Report 98-04-28

BARCELONA Tuesday 28th April 1998 DRIVER/CHASSIS: RALF SCHUMACHER JORDAN 198/05 (am)/01 (pm) DRIVER/CHASSIS: PEDRO DE LA ROSA JORDAN 198/01 (am)/05 (pm) WEATHER: DRY AND SUNNY The Benson and Hedges Jordan team commenced a three day...

BARCELONA Tuesday 28th April 1998

DRIVER/CHASSIS: RALF SCHUMACHER   JORDAN 198/05 (am)/01 (pm)
DRIVER/CHASSIS: PEDRO DE LA ROSA  JORDAN 198/01 (am)/05 (pm)
WEATHER:        DRY AND SUNNY

The Benson and Hedges Jordan team commenced a three day test at Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona today with Ralf Schumacher and test driver Pedro de la Rosa performing the driving duties. Weather conditions were dry and sunny all day with the air temperature being 22°C, but with a cool wind blowing. Ralf Schumacher completed a total of 78 laps of testing with a best lap time of 1 min 24.16 secs on standard spec tyres. Throughout the morning Ralf concentrated on development of chassis set-up and balance.. For the afternoon session Ralf carried out a tyre test for Goodyear.

Pedro de la Rosa completed a total 69 laps of testing with a best lap time of 1 min 24.97 secs. During the morning session Pedro carried out engine mapping for Mugen-Honda and concentrated on balance of the chassis for the afternoon session.

Damon Hill will join Ralf Schumacher for testing tomorrow, Honda scholarship driver Yuichi Wakisaka will join Damon for driving duties on Thursday.

Times ----- Hakkinen - McLaren 1.22.81 Bridgestone Coulthard - McLaren 1.23.28 Bridgestone Panis - Prost 1.23.55 Bridgestone Wurz - Benetton 1.23.78 Bridgestone Ralf Schumacher - Jordan 1.24.16 Goodyear Frentzen - Williams 1.24.20 Goodyear Alesi - Sauber 1.24.27 Goodyear Badoer - Ferrari 1.24.60 Goodyear Takagi - Tyrrell 1.24.94 Goodyear Pedro de la Rosa - Jordan 1.24.97 Goodyear Rosset - Tyrrell 1.26.08 Goodyear

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Ralf Schumacher , Pedro de la Rosa , Damon Hill
Teams Ferrari , Sauber , McLaren , Williams , Benetton , Jordan