Test in Spielberg/Austria – Day two
Spielberg, 24th June 2015 – The second and final day of testing in Spielberg began with much better weather conditions than the first one: Slightly cloudy with sunshine in the morning as well as in the afternoon for the second and final in-season test of the year. Felipe Nasr was at the wheel of the Sauber C34-Ferrari on the Red-Bull-Ring near the Styria-City of Knittelfeld.
The second day on the Austrian circuit went according to plan for the Sauber F1 Team. The team was able to focus on a full programme of aerodynamic measurements, as well as work on the brakes, tyres and set-up for the next races. In total Felipe Nasr completed 138 laps.
Circuit: Red-Bull-Ring / 4,326 km
Driver: Felipe Nasr
Weather: Morning: Slightly cloudy, sunny. Afternoon: partly sunny and dry;
air 13°C – 20°C, track 18°C – 32°C.
Chassis/engine: Sauber C34-02 / Ferrari
Laps today: 138 laps, 596.988 km
Tyres used: Soft. Supersoft.
Programme: Aerodynamic test, set up and brakes.
Best lap: 1:10.922 min (P9). Fastest lap of the day: Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) 1:09.113
“I am quite satisfied. Today was very productive, as we went through the planned programme. We were able to go through a job list of things that could not be done during a race weekend. We completed some useful work after the lunch break, as we worked on the brakes. In the end we completed over a hundred laps. We will now analyse the large quantity of data and informations we gathered to further improve our performance.”
What comes next:
The Sauber F1 Team will have a short stop at the factory before heading to the British Grand Prix in Silverstone from 3rd to 5th July.