Sauber Barcelona test notes 2002-03-21

Barcelona Circuit, Thursday, 21 March 2002 Team SAUBER PETRONAS continued its three-day test at the Circuit de Catalunya today, with Felipe Massa again driving the SAUBER PETRONAS C21. He set the 11th fastest time of 1m 20.743s during the...

Barcelona Circuit, Thursday, 21 March 2002

Team SAUBER PETRONAS continued its three-day test at the Circuit de Catalunya today, with Felipe Massa again driving the SAUBER PETRONAS C21. He set the 11th fastest time of 1m 20.743s during the course of 78 laps. Nick Heidfeld will complete the test tomorrow.

Jacky Eeckelaert (Head of vehicle Engineering):

"With consistent weather we were again able to complete our scheduled work. This morning Felipe continued our aerodynamic set-up work for the Brazilian GP, and also worked on a brake development programme. This afternoon we switched to further tyre development testing for Bridgestone."

Felipe Massa:

"Once again we had a worthwhile day free of problems. We gained satisfactory data on the brakes and tyres, and completed valuable work in readiness for my home Grand Prix at Interlagos next week. I'm headed there tonight, and as of now I can already prepare myself mentally for the race in Sao Paulo."


Weather: Warm and dry.
Temperature: Track 27C Air 37C
Distance: 78 laps and 369 kms

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Nick Heidfeld , Felipe Massa
Teams Sauber