McLaren Jerez test notes 2008-01-14

TEST REPORT - JEREZ - DAY ONE Date: Monday 14th January 2008 Driver: Heikki Kovalainen and Pedro de la Rosa Location: Circuito de Jerez, Jerez, Spain Track Length: 4.423km Weather: Rain throughout the morning, drying in the afternoon Track ...

TEST REPORT - JEREZ - DAY ONE

Date: Monday 14th January 2008
Driver: Heikki Kovalainen and Pedro de la Rosa
Location: Circuito de Jerez, Jerez, Spain
Track Length: 4.423km

Weather: Rain throughout the morning, drying in the afternoon
Track temperature, 27.8 C / Ambient temperature, 16.3 C

Laps Run:
Total -- 102
Heikki -- 49
Pedro -- 53

Kilometres Covered:
Heikki -- 217km approx
Pedro -- 234km approx

Best Lap Time:
Heikki -- 1m20.936
Pedro -- 1m20.883

Programme: With heavy rain leaving the track very wet Vodafone McLaren Mercedes limited their testing programme in the morning to carrying out sign off tests on some of the new components on Heikki's car with Pedro not leaving the garage apart from his installation lap first thing. Once the track dried out in the afternoon the focus moved to longer runs, working on general set ups for the MP4-23.

Drivers for Day Two: Lewis and Heikki

Duration of Test: Three days (Monday 14th -- Wednesday 16th January)

-credit: mclaren-mercedes

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Pedro de la Rosa , Heikki Kovalainen
Teams Mercedes , McLaren