Circuit: Catalunya Circuit, Montmelo – 4.655 km
Driver: Felipe Massa
Car: Ferrari F138
Weather: air temperature 8/10°C, track temperature 8/12 °C. Rain in the morning, then brightening in the afternoon.
Laps/km completed: 112/521
Best time: 1:27.541
Scuderia Ferrari today began work at the third test session of the year, once again at the Catalunya Circuit, with Felipe Massa at the wheel of the F138. In terms of the weather, the signs were not promising in the morning, but a gradual improvement throughout the day meant the team was able to continue with preparing for the start of the season.
In the morning, in intermittent rain, Felipe ran wet weather tyres, alternating between aerodynamic tests and evaluating set-up changes on the car.
In the afternoon, the team went through a race simulation procedure, doing long runs and some pit stops, starting on intermediate tyres and switching to dry weather ones as the track conditions improved.
Testing continues at this circuit tomorrow, with Fernando Alonso driving.