Toro Rosso Jerez test II notes day two

Circuit: Circuito de Jerez 4.428 kms Driver: Sebastien Buemi Chassis: STR5 - 02 Best time: 1:32.678, 57 laps This was undoubtedly the worst, in terms of the weather, of the nine days of pre-season testing held so far this month. Sebastien ...

Circuit: Circuito de Jerez 4.428 kms
Driver: Sebastien Buemi
Chassis: STR5 - 02
Best time: 1:32.678, 57 laps

This was undoubtedly the worst, in terms of the weather, of the nine days of pre-season testing held so far this month. Sebastien completed just 57 laps, running rain tyres throughout. With performance testing not really an option in these conditions, the team worked through a programme that included practice launches and some race pit stops. However, Sebastien completed a 25 lap race stint simulation, which at least produced some useful data in terms of running in race trim in wet conditions.

"The bad weather meant we could not get through all of our planned programme for today and we also lost a bit of time with a hydraulic problem," said Sebastien Buemi. "So, it's a bit disappointing, but now I'm looking forward to the Barcelona test and hopefully some dry running."

The weather forecast is predicting drier conditions for the remaining two days, when Jaime Alguersuari is due to take over at the wheel of the STR5.

-source: toro rosso

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Sébastien Buemi , Jaime Alguersuari
Teams Toro Rosso