Ferrari Mugello test notes 2005-03-23

Third and final day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro. Today, Michael Schumacher made his debut at the wheel of the F2005. The World Champion completed a total of 81 laps, (one on the short version of the track,) setting a best...

Third and final day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro. Today, Michael Schumacher made his debut at the wheel of the F2005.

The World Champion completed a total of 81 laps, (one on the short version of the track,) setting a best time of 1:21.233.

"It's always great to drive a new car and today that applied even more so, after how things went in Malaysia last weekend," commented Michael at the end of the day.

"What I can say after the first day of testing is that the F2005 seems to be a good step forward compared to what we had before."

Circuit: Autodromo del Mugello, 5.245 km - short course 2.760 km
Driver: Michael Schumacher
Car: F2005
Weather: air temperature 11/19C, track temperature 16/23C. Cloudy then clearer skies in the afternoon.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Michael Schumacher
Teams Ferrari