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Glock Fastest In Bahrain Test

Timo Glock was fastest in the third test of the week at Bahrain.

The German driver took his TF109 to the top of the timesheets after a trouble free day.

“That was another good day for us,” said Glock. “We didn’t have any major problems and we again made it through a lot of work. We concentrated on set-up and went through our programme smoothly.

“It has been a bit tricky to drive today because there was a lot of wind, which was also blowing from a different direction to yesterday when Jarno (Trulli) was driving. But in the end I’m happy that we did so much work and it’s positive that we found some useful directions to work with.”

Felipe Massa took over from Kimi Raikkonen for the first time this week, and ran into some trouble with a gearbox problem in the morning and then just before the end of the session an electrical fault.

Nick Heidfeld was 3rd, once again working on setups with the BMW Sauber F1.09, but he also endured a couple of major mechnical faults hindering mileage to just 82 laps.

Pos  Driver        Team                      Time      Laps
 1.  Glock         Toyota               (B)  1:32.492  132
 2.  Massa         Ferrari              (B)  1:32.917  105
 3.  Heidfeld      BMW-Sauber           (B)  1:32.993  82

Also, just wanted to wish my good friend Dani a very happy birthday today!

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