Ferrari test at Vallelunga
Caldarelli is the fastest
It took place at Vallelunga the long-awaited test of the Ferrari F2008 F1 reserved to the first three drivers in the Italian Formula 3 championship. To start working (for all under thirty laps) was the champion Cesar Ramos, who lit the engine to 9.30. The Brazilian had to mount intermediate tires because of overnight rain that made the track wet in the early hours of the test. Ramos has completed work on his private time with the unofficial 1'17 "10 after being unable to mount slick tires, but was not lucky: it has suffered a problem of gasoline at the pump suction which left him still on track then broke a suspension for taking too much violence with a cordolo.
Ramos led the morning session in the F2008 chassis number 271, but following the technical incident described above was replaced with the 268, weaned from Stephane Richelmi. The runner up of the F3 cars in Italy rose to 13 after completing 25 laps. Monaco took the now slick with cha to the wind has dried out the track, using a very cautious approach that has led to a progressive lowering of its performance until the final time of 1'17 "97. Richelmi was affected by a problem in the neck which put an end to their work.
In the afternoon he got in the car, in the order of the season, Andrea Caldarelli. The twenty year old driver from Pescara, it soon became safe and very fast final time of signing the best in 1'16 "36. Were 33 total laps completed by Caldarelli he brought quickly on the best lap times although they can not use references all the tires available because of the impending darkness forced the team to speed things up. Remember that the best time achieved by the pilots of the F2008 Ferrari Driver Academy member Jules Bianchi, 1'15 "60, obtained in June.
Envoy Antonio Caruccio
In the photo, Andrea Caldarelli (Photo Barnet)
The result of the day, unofficial
1 - Andrea Caldarelli - 1'16 "36 to 33 laps
2 - Cesar Ramos - 1'17 "10 to 30
3 - Stephane Richelmi - 1'17 "97 - 25
2 Dec [17:24]