Ferrari Bahrain test notes 2006-02-20

First day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, continuing to work at the Sakhir circuit, in Bahrain. Both Michael Schumacher and Felipe Massa were on track today, at the wheel of a 248 F1 and an F2004 fitted with a regulated power...

First day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, continuing to work at the Sakhir circuit, in Bahrain.

Both Michael Schumacher and Felipe Massa were on track today, at the wheel of a 248 F1 and an F2004 fitted with a regulated power version of the V10 engine respectively. The day's programme called for set-up and tyre testing for Michael and electronics and tyre work for Felipe.

The day was not without technical problems for Michael, who only managed to complete 49 laps, the quickest in a time of 1:31.390. As for Felipe, he covered 124 laps, setting a best time of 1:30.410.

Testing continues at this circuit tomorrow when once again, Michael Schumacher and Felipe Massa will be on track.

Circuit: Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir - (5.417 km)
Drivers: Michael Schumacher and Felipe Massa
Cars: 248 F1 and F2004
Weather: air temperature 15/20 °C, track temperature 19/30 °C. Partially cloudy, occasional gusts of wind.

-ferrari-

Write a comment
Show comments
About this article
Series Formula 1
Drivers Michael Schumacher , Felipe Massa
Teams Ferrari