MUGELLO TEST – day three

Date Thursday May 3 2012

Driver Oliver Turvey

Location L’Autodromo del Mugello, Scarperia, Italy

Track length 5.245km

Weather Warm and sunny

Laps completed 99

Kilometres covered 519km

Best laptime 1m22.662s at 17:57

Programme A positive final day in Italy, and the chance for Oliver to enjoy a full day’s running behind the wheel of MP4-27.

The day was spent running through some detailed evaluative work with front wing and exhaust iterations – including some rake tests for improved data gathering.

The team was very pleased with Oliver’s work today and we collected a large array of data, which will be filtered back into the design team in order to make a number of longer-term improvements to our 2012 car.

Duration of test Three days (May 1-3)

Unofficial testing times
Pos Driver Constructor Time Laps
1 Romain Grosjean Lotus 1m21.035 66
2 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing 1m21.267 106
3 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1m21.363 98
4 Daniel Ricciardo Scuderia Toro Rosso 1m21.604 117
5 Sergio Perez Sauber 1m22.229 118
6 Nico Hulkenberg Sahara Force India 1m22.325 55
7 Pastor Maldonado Williams 1m22.497 63
8 Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG 1m22.579 129
9 Oliver Turvey Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1m22.662 99
10 Paul di Resta Sahara Force India 1m23.002 34
11 Heikki Kovalainen Caterham 1m23.169 139
12 Timo Glock Marussia 1m23.466 110