Monday, December 15, 2008

2009 Pre-Season Testing: Teams at Jerez & Algarve

Team were active in Portugal and Spain as Formula One made its official testing debut at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portugal, where Ferrari and McLaren kicked off their final test of the year and Red Bull, BMW and Williams continued their work at Jerez. McLaren's Gary Paffett and Ferrari's Felipe Massa were on hand at Algarve was Paffett was the fast man with a 1:31.788 and Sebastien Buemi continued to be the man at Jerez once again topping the timesheets with a 1:17.704. This time he was at the wheel of a Red Bull chassis instead of the Toro Rosso chassis he had been using.

Jerez Test Times

1. Buemi 1.17.704
2. Heidfeld 1.19.223
3. Hartley 1.19.586
4. Klien 1.19.655
5. Hulkenberg 1.20.704

Algarve Test Times

1. Paffett 1.31.788
2. Massa 1.32.926

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