On the last day of testing, Pedro de la Rosa picked up where he left off on Wednesday and finished top of the timesheets in Jerez. However, he was just four hundredths of a second ahead of the Ferrari of Luca Badoer.
Red Bull had a good testing session with Mark Webber finishing third fastest. The BMW of Nick Heidfeld set the fourth best time despite stopping on track and bringing out a red flag.
Nelson Piquet Jr completed his third day of testing for Renault with the fifth fastest time of the day. Jenson Button finished an encouraging sixth in his Honda. Sebastien Vettel caused the second red flag when he took an excursion off-track.
Unofficial times for Day 3 of testing at Jerez: