BMW Sauber Jerez test notes 2006-09-21

Programme: The weather conditions were not very favourable today because of gusty winds. Nick Heidfeld continued work on the new electronics system for next year. At the same time he tested various set-ups and evaluated tyres for the Brazilian...

Programme: The weather conditions were not very favourable today because of gusty winds. Nick Heidfeld continued work on the new electronics system for next year. At the same time he tested various set-ups and evaluated tyres for the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Robert Kubica worked on a major tyre programme for Michelin also in preparation for the race at Interlagos. In addition he tried different set-ups which revealed some promising results.

Overall the team was able to complete the planned programme of the three day test and gained interesting information in view of the remaining three races of the season.

What comes next: The next test of the BMW Sauber F1 Team will take place at Jerez from October 11 to 13.

Robert Kubica
Chassis/engine: BMW Sauber F1.06-06 / BMW P86 V8
Test kilometres today: 514 km (116 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:16.987 min (on lap 22)

Nick Heidfeld
Chassis/engine: BMW Sauber F1.06-07 / BMW P86 V8
Test kilometres today: 452 km (102 laps)
Fastest lap: 1:17.584 min (on lap 14)

-credit: bmw sauber

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Nick Heidfeld , Robert Kubica
Teams Sauber