Red Bull Hockenheim Test

Day One         8 July 2008

Driver:         David CoulthardCar:            RB4 - 01Time:           1:17.361, Laps: 67

Fastest Lap: L. Hamilton   1:15.483

Circuit length: 4.574 km

It  was  a  sunny  summer's  day  at  Silverstone  yesterday,  but  the  rain  which  turned  the English  track  into  an  ice  rink  on  Sunday  seems  to  have  followed  the  F1  teams  to Germany, as the first day of this three day test session featuring all ten teams was hit by showers and wind which lasted for all but the last couple of hours.

So  it  was  a  frustrating  time  for  David  Coulthard  whose  programme  included  a suspension geometry evaluation and a first look at the two types of tyre that will be used in the German Grand Prix which returns to Hockenheim after a one year break in  two  Sundays  time. 

DC  will be in the cockpit again this morning, when the weather is due to improve, before Mark Webber takes over in the afternoon.