Felipe Massa has taken to the track this morning in Ferrari’s brand new 2009 car, the F60.
The aim of the morning was to give the new piece of kit a shakedown before proper testing starts in ernest.
The Brazilian admitted he was very excited and happy to get his hands on the 2009 machine and completed a few laps between 10:30 and 11:00am at the Mugello circuit.
The morning in Barcelona hearalded a new era of Formula One, and BMW Sauber alongside Williams have brought out their 2009 specification cars. Takuma Sato is testing for Scuderia Toro Rosso, in an attempt to get his seat. Luca Badoer is testing 2 different Ferrari’s, one in 09 spec and another in 08 spec with slicks. McLaren are slick tyre testing. Red Bull Racing are testing Sebastian Loeb.
FULL REPORT THIS EVENING WITH TIMES.
PHOTOS OF 2009 SPECIFICATION CARS
Photos, timesheets and report to all come tonight.