Sauber F1 Team completed the planned programme at Barcelona testing

139 views

Overall the team was very pleased with the outcome of the day.

Although the Sauber F1 Team lost an hour on day two of the Barcelona test due to a problem with the powertrain, it was able to complete the planned programme and get some valuable information. In the morning the main focus was on aerodynamic testing in order to fine tune the development package, while in the afternoon the team worked on suspenision development parts as well as different set-up configurations. Overall the team was very pleased with the outcome of the day. In total, Esteban completed 85 laps.

Paul Russell, Test Engineer:
“We had a good day. In the morning we did short runs and worked on the aerodynamics in order to fine tune the development package which we brought to the Spanish Grand Prix. We definitely made some good progress there. Late morning we had a problem with the powertrain, which caused us to postpone a bit of work to the afternoon. It took us an hour, but it didn’t really hold us up. After lunch we tested several suspension parts on longer runs and higher fuel loads in order to identify how these are working in race configuration. Besides that, we also worked on the set-up of the car. It’s been very positive as we got some good results. We achieved a good correlation from what we measured and what Esteban told us. We are quite encouraged with today’s outcome.”

Sauber F1 Team

Write a comment
Show comments
About this article
Series F1
Article type Testing report
Tags barcelona, paul russell, sauber f1 team, spain, testing

User photos

erikjunius
F1

erikjunius

37 photos
EuroRacer
F1

EuroRacer

21 photos
SurdinP
F1

SurdinP

1 photos
max
F1

max

29 photos
ADLITIKA
F1

ADLITIKA

213 photos
Kevin_Bennett_Photo
F1

Kevin_Bennett_Photo

139 photos
PiBiPhoto
F1

PiBiPhoto

47 photos
Upload photo