McLaren Paul Ricard test notes 2006-05-17

Testing continued today at the Paul Ricard High Tech Test Track for Team McLaren Mercedes, with Kimi Raikkonen and Juan Pablo Montoya completing the second day of the session at the wheel of two MP4-21s. Today's focus remained on preparatory...

Testing continued today at the Paul Ricard High Tech Test Track for Team McLaren Mercedes, with Kimi Raikkonen and Juan Pablo Montoya completing the second day of the session at the wheel of two MP4-21s.

Today's focus remained on preparatory work for Monaco, including the Michelin selection programme and race specific modifications to the cooling and bodywork, in addition to both drivers working on the set-up for this race with their engineers.

Juan Pablo set the seventh fastest time of the day, a 1m06.008 as he covered 121 laps of the French track. Kimi completed over 266km over 74 laps of the 3.593km track, which remained in the 2D SC configuration. His quickest time of the day, a 1m06.266 was ninth on the timesheets.

Pedro de la Rosa and Gary Paffett will take over from the Team McLaren Mercedes race drivers at Paul Ricard for tomorrow and Friday.

-mclaren-

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Juan Pablo Montoya
Teams Mercedes , McLaren