Team Sauber Petronas continued its three-day test at the Circuito Permanente de Jerez today. Jacques Villeneuve covered 95 laps in chassis C24-01 to set a best time of 1:18.598s. Felipe Massa ran 98 laps in chassis C24-02 with a best time of 1:17.399s.
Jacky Eeckelaert (Chief Race Engineer):
"Today we worked with Felipe on further improvements of the car's set-up, and also ran Michelin tyre and brake tests. With Jacques we focused on brake evaluations and compared different dampers."
"For tomorrow we have scheduled for both drivers to work with Michelin on a tyre programme for Melbourne. Overall I'm quite happy with the performances today and the reliability of the C24."
98 laps, 433.944 kilometres
Best time: 1:17.399
95 laps, 420.660 kilometres
Best time: 1:18.598