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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

It's a wrap

Gary Paffett (GBR) Formula 1 Testing, Portugal

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel was fastest at Jerez in the final day of testing of 2008 at Jerez. Vettel put an end to Sebastien Buemi’s streak at the top of the sheets, the Red Bull test driver finishing second.

Wednesday times -- Jerez:
  1. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, 1:16.617
  2. Sebastien Buemi, Red Bull, 1:16.998
  3. Robert Kubica, BMW Sauber, 1:19.013
  4. Christian Klien, BMW Sauber, 1:19.066
  5. Kazuki Nakajima, Williams, 1:19.341

While in Portugal, McLaren and Ferrari were in action for the final time this season, with Pedro de la Rosa topping Luca Badoer.

Wednesday times -- Algarve:
  1. Pedro de la Rosa, McLaren, 1:28.998
  2. Luca Badoer, Ferrari, 1:30.163

Next up, launches. Then back to the test track in late January, as teams continue to acclimatize themselves to slicks, KERS and other changes for the 2009 season. Don't miss the top stories of the day, subscribe to the SpeedRead Web newspaper now! -- Email SpeedRead -- Learn more about author C.D. Six


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