Vodafone McLaren-Mercedes F1 - Barcelona day two review

15.04.2008: Vodafone McLaren-Mercedes F1 - Barcelona day two review

Date: Tuesday 15th April 2008
Driver: Lewis Hamilton

Location: Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona
Track Length: 4.655km

Weather: Sunny and cold to start: Track temperature, 40C / Ambient temperature, 16C

Laps Run: Total - 97
Kilometres Covered: 451km
Best Lap Time: 1m20.452 at 10:39

Programme: Lewis took to the test track today as the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes teams focus returned to the 2008 season. The test plan for the day included aerodynamic development with a number of new components fitted to the MP4-23. In addition Lewis and the team spent time on set-up for the upcoming Spanish Grand Prix.

Driver for Day Three: Lewis

Unofficial times*:

1 Rubens Barrichello Honda Racing 1m18.928 79

2 Giancarlo Fisichella Force India 1m19.721 79

3 Felipe Massa Ferrari 1m20.283 113

4 David Coulthard Red Bull Racing 1m20.392 89

5 Lewis Hamilton Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1m20.452 97

6 Fernando Alonso Renault 1m20.616 119

7 Nico Rosberg Williams 1m20.800 103

8 Timo Glock Toyota 1m20.870 112

9 Nick Heidfeld BMW Sauber 1m20.981 98

*no official times available

 

-Ellen Kolby, Wolfgang Schattling-

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