The BMW WilliamsF1 Team completed their three day test session at Silverstone circuit yesterday with Juan Pablo Montoya and Marc GenÃ© running the FW25s on all three days. The Silverstone test programme predominantly concentrated on aero and...
The BMW WilliamsF1 Team completed their three day test session at Silverstone circuit yesterday with Juan Pablo Montoya and Marc Gené running the FW25s on all three days. The Silverstone test programme predominantly concentrated on aero and chassis set up work for the final two rounds of the season at Indianapolis and Suzuka.
Suspension and brake work were also focuses for the test, combined with extensive tyre testing with Michelin. Over the course of the three days, Juan Pablo completed 894 kilometres whilst Marc managed to total an impressive 1438 kilometres. Juan Pablo?s fastest recorded lap of the three day session was a 1:19.966s.
Sam Michael (Chief Operations Engineer, WilliamsF1):
"We have had a good test at Silverstone with Juan Pablo and Marc. We covered all of the programme and found some mechanical improvements to the car that we will take to the US Grand Prix. Both cars completed tyre tests to finalise compound choice for Suzuka as well."
Mario Theissen (BMW Motorsport Director):
"From BMW's point of view, this week's test was a successful one. We covered an impressive amount of mileage and completed the programme as scheduled. Now we can concentrate on the race at Indianapolis, where we hope to be able to demonstrate the improvements we've made this week."