With clearer weather in Jerez today’s programme saw continuing development work of the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 2008 challenger the MP4-23 with the team concentrating on systems durability, which incorporated some set-up work on both cars. In addition longer runs were focused on as part of the testing for the Bridgestone Potenza tyres.
Laps run today: Total – 242
Kilometres covered today: Heikki – 580km approx / Pedro – 490km approx
Best lap time today: Heikki – 1m19.780 at 14:59 / Pedro – 1m19.650 at 12:57