Sauber Mugello test notes 2002-10-03

Team Sauber Petronas concluded the third day of testing at Mugello today in preparation for the FUJI Japanese Grand Prix on October 13th. Nick Heidfeld took over the driving from Felipe Massa, who will rejoin him in the race team in Japan. Nick ...

Team Sauber Petronas concluded the third day of testing at Mugello today in preparation for the FUJI Japanese Grand Prix on October 13th. Nick Heidfeld took over the driving from Felipe Massa, who will rejoin him in the race team in Japan. Nick Heidfeld set a fastest time of 1m24.629s today during the course of 87 laps.

Giampaolo Dall'Ara (Head of Test Team):

"Once again we were pleased with the reliability and performance of the Sauber Petronas C21. We continued our aerodynamic work, validating our findings from the previous two days with Felipe Massa. We tried some further new things this afternoon. We are now in good shape for Suzuka next week."

Nick Heidfeld:

"I enjoyed myself today and I am encouraged by what we have achieved. The car was stable and well-balanced, and it ran without any problems all day. I am looking forward to Japan next week."

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Nick Heidfeld , Felipe Massa
Teams Sauber