Force India: Overall it was a successful test

Motor Racing - Formula One World Championship - Formula One Testing - Day 2 - Barcelona, Spain

Sahara Force India completed its Barcelona test today with local boy Daniel Juncadella completing 91 laps in the VJM07;

Day two Statistics:

  • Chassis: VJM07-01
  • Laps: 91 laps
  • Mileage: 424 km
  • Fastest lap: 1:28.278
  • Classification: P8

Daniel Juncadella: “I enjoyed today. It was my second day of testing with the team and it was a valuable opportunity to continue learning about the VJM07. The last time I drove the car was in Jerez in January when the track was cold and damp, so it felt good to have a completely dry day. The main job today was to evaluate tyres for Pirelli so there was not really that much we could change with the set-up. The focus was simply on giving accurate feedback on the tyres and we delivered that successfully.”

Tom McCullough, Chief Engineer: “Overall it was a successful test, even though we did lose some track time due to the poor weather on day one and an early accident on day two. Yesterday, Nico’s test programme was geared towards gathering data that is critical to our on-going car development. This also included preparatory work for the upcoming races in Monaco and Montreal. The focus today was all about tyre testing for Pirelli with Daniel in the car. He gave useful feedback on the tyres and general car performance.”

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