Ferrari Valencia test notes 2006-02-02

Third and final day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working again today at the Valencia circuit. No less than three cars were in use today: the 248 F1 in the hands of Michael Schumacher, the F2004 fitted with the new V8...

Third and final day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working again today at the Valencia circuit.

No less than three cars were in use today: the 248 F1 in the hands of Michael Schumacher, the F2004 fitted with the new V8 engine driven by Felipe Massa and the F2004 fitted with a V10 engine limited to reproduce the conditions set out in this year's regulations, used by Valentino Rossi.

The day's technical programme included tyre testing and car development for Schumacher, while Massa concentrated solely on tyre development. As for Rossi, he continued with acclimatising himself to the car. Laps and best times were as follows: Michael 43 (1:11.640), Felipe 50 (1:11.288), Valentino 53 (1:12.362).

The Scuderia resumes testing on Monday 6th February at Fiorano, with Felipe Massa on track.

Circuit: "Ricardo Tormo", 4.005 km - short course 3.110 km
Drivers: Michael Schumacher, Felipe Massa and Valentino Rossi
Cars: F2004 and 248 F1
Weather: air temperature 10/19 °C, track temperature 9/23 °C. Clear skies, misting over in the afternoon.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Michael Schumacher , Valentino Rossi , Felipe Massa
Teams Ferrari