McLaren Jerez test notes 2006-01-17

Pedro de la Rosa and Gary Paffett were in attendance in Jerez today as Team McLaren Mercedes continued its pre-season testing programme in interim MP4-20s. The two day test will focus on further tyre development work with Michelin. Running at...

Pedro de la Rosa and Gary Paffett were in attendance in Jerez today as Team McLaren Mercedes continued its pre-season testing programme in interim MP4-20s. The two day test will focus on further tyre development work with Michelin.

Running at the Circuito de Jerez began mid-morning due to the cold, damp conditions. Pedro left the garage just after 11am, with Gary taking to the track shortly before 11:50am. Running in the afternoon was uninterrupted and saw Pedro and Gary complete 174 laps, covering 770km in total.

Pedro finished the day with the fastest time of 1m18.853, whilst Gary was lying in third place with a 1m19.135.

Tuesday 17th January 2006
Location: Circuito de Jerez, Spain
Drivers: Pedro de la Rosa and Gary Paffett

Weather: Overcast in the morning, sunny and warm in the afternoon
Track temperature -- high of 26.3 degrees Celsius
Air temperature -- high of 17.1 degrees Celsius

Laps run: 174

Kilometres covered:
Pedro de la Rosa approx. 420km
Gary Paffett approx. 350km

Best lap time of the day:
Pedro de la Rosa, 1m18.853

Duration of test:
Two days (17th -- 18th January)

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Pedro de la Rosa , Gary Paffett
Teams Mercedes , McLaren