Jerez - Red Bull Renault - Testing
David Coulthard and Mark Webber each had an RB3 to drive this week at Jerez, working on programmes that involved traction control, aerodynamics, mechanical set-up and tyres.
Inevitably, on a car that has virtually no carry-over parts
from its predecessor, the three days did not go completely smoothly, with a drive shaft failure and a gearbox glitch interrupting proceedings.
"But it was still a productive test, during which we got through all our planned programme and made progress over the three days," maintained Chief Test Engineer, Ian Morgan.
"The working relationship with Renault continues to grow and we got on top of our problems, covering a respectable mileage. It's a fast pace at this time of year and now we have just two days to turn the cars around and start testing back in Barcelona."
Today Coulthard and Webber were tenth and 11th fastest of the 14 drivers to complete a timed lap.
Source Red Bull Renault