Ferrari Monza/Fiorano test notes 2004-09-01

The summer testing break ended today for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, as it resumes testing from today until Friday on two tracks: Fiorano and Monza. At Monza, Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello were both running. The day's programme...

The summer testing break ended today for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, as it resumes testing from today until Friday on two tracks: Fiorano and Monza.

At Monza, Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello were both running. The day's programme centred on set-up work for the forthcoming Italian Grand Prix, which takes place at this track on 12th September, as well as aerodynamic work.

Michael covered a total of 80 laps, the quickest in a time of 1:20.202. Rubens did 92 laps, with a best time of 1:20.244.

In Fiorano, it was Luca Badoer who was at the wheel. The Scuderia's official test driver worked on a Bridgestone tyre development programme. Badoer completed a total of 137 laps (28 of which on the short course of the track,) with a best time of 57.340.

Scuderia Ferrari continues testing tomorrow, with Schumacher and Barrichello still at Monza and Badoer at Fiorano.

Circuit: Autodromo di Monza, 5.793 km
Drivers: Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello
Car: F2004
Weather: air temperature 18/26°C, track temperature 22/37°C. A bit cloudy, then clear skies.

Circuit: Fiorano track, 2.976 km - short course 1.413 km
Driver: Luca Badoer
Car: F2004
Weather: air temperature 20/28°C, track temperature 24/44°C; cloudy then clear skies.

-ferrari-

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Luca Badoer , Michael Schumacher , Rubens Barrichello
Teams Ferrari