McLaren run 2009 nose configuration

Jerez - Wednesday Dec 10

Drivers: Heikki Kovalainen & Pedro de la Rosa Track Length: 4.428km

Weather: Damp in the morning from overnight rain before drying and remaining sunny but cold for the rest of the day. 

Track temperature: Maximum track temperature, 20°C Air temperature: Maximum ambient temperature, 15°C Laps run today: Heikki 64; Pedro 78 Laps run in total at test: Tuesday 47 ; Wednesday 142 Kilometres covered today: 629 Kilometres covered in total at test: 837 Best lap time today: Pedro - 1m19.126 at 15:18pm Best lap time of the test: Pedro - 1m19.126

Programme: Heikki got his first taste of slick tyres, low downforce and KERS when he began his 2009 testing programme in the MP4-23K car. He was on the pace immediately, adapted very well and was able to provide good feedback to the engineers.

Pedro focused on the 23A, concentrating on aerodynamic work with the team’s first attempt at running a 2009-configuration nose. The evaluation was extremely positive.

Today the drivers switch cars and conclude the three-day programm


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