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Panasonic Toyota Racing: Monza Test - Day 3

Monza Test 03-06 September 2002 - Day 3

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Panasonic Toyota Racing: Monza Test - Day 3
Panasonic Toyota Racing: Monza Test - Day 3
05 September 2002

Mika Salo joined Allan McNish for the third day of testing at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza in Italy today. The duo worked predominantly on general car set-up in preparation for next week's Italian Grand Prix, although differential problems restricted running for Allan in the morning session.

Allan McNish
Best lap time: 1m.23.89s 56 laps completed
Chassis: TF102/04

"We had a slightly difficult morning session, but after the lunch break we made some positive changes on the car working mainly on the set-up of the car, verifying some mechanical adjustments. Overall I can feel some improvements in the car compared to the last test we had here in July, and I am looking forward to another productive day tomorrow."

Mika Salo
Best lap time: 1m.25.33s 42 laps completed
Chassis: TF102/05

"Monza is one of my favourite tracks. I spent today testing and comparing various aerodynamic components, which proved quite successful, despite some problems with sensors. Like Allan, I additionally worked on general car set-up for this track and I am hoping for a positive test day tomorrow to ensure that we can maximise our preparation work for next week's race."

Weather conditions: Dry and sunny all day.
Track conditions: Dry all day.
Temperatures: Air - Min 18°C, Max 28°C
Track - Min 19°C, Max 38°C

Both Mika and Allan conclude Italian Grand Prix preparations tomorrow on the final day of this week's Monza test.

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