Back pain kept Jenson Button out of his Honda at Jerez on Wednesday. The British driver had been hoping to try out some of the new updates on his RA107 car however he had nt fully recoverd from a back complaint which was believed to have occurred during the first corner incident at Indianapolis over the weekend. Instead, Christian Klien got to test the car.
Over at the showery Silverstone circuit, Mark Webber was behind the wheel of Red Bull’s RB3, working on evaluating their new aerodynamic package. The package appears to be working well but unfortunately Webber encountered a couple of engine problems during the day which Red Bull are currently investigating.
Jarno Trulli topped the timesheets at Silverstone, taking over from where his team mate Ralf Schumacher had left off. Kimi Raikkonen came in second, spending the majority of the day working on developing new aerodynamics and mechanical solutions and finding the optimal setup for the car. Third was Alex Wurz in the Williams.
Silverstone – Day 2 Test Times
1 Jarno Trulli Toyota 1m21.420 49
2 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1m21.548 63
3 Alex Wurz Williams 1m21.904 65
4 Pedro de la Rosa McLaren 1m22.018 58
5 Heikki Kovalainen Renault 1m22.119 53
6 Tonio Liuzzi Toro Rosso 1m22.365 83
7 Mark Webber Red Bull Racing 1m22.447 33
8 Timo Glock BMW Sauber 1m22.481 84
9 Adrian Sutil Spyker 1m23.248 72