Williams Barcelona test notes 2009-03-09

Following a five day test at Jerez last week, the team were once again back in action on the test track as preparations for the first round of a new championship heat up. With the Australian Grand Prix just 20 days away, Kazuki Nakajima headed...

Following a five day test at Jerez last week, the team were once again back in action on the test track as preparations for the first round of a new championship heat up. With the Australian Grand Prix just 20 days away, Kazuki Nakajima headed back to Spain over the weekend for another two days of pre-season work at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona.

On his first of two days in the cockpit before Nico takes over on Wednesday and Thursday, Kazuki recorded a 1:22.813 and lapped the 4.655km track 111 times, a total of 516kms.

Dickie Stanford, Test Team Manager, Williams F1:

"Kazuki Nakajima started this week's four day Barcelona test with a set-up programme followed by a race simulation, which we successfully completed this afternoon. The team are now getting the car ready for tomorrow's run for which Kazuki will carry on with our set-up work preparing for Australia."

-credit: williams

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Series FORMULA 1
Drivers Kazuki Nakajima
Teams Williams