Mazzacane's Arrows debut proves short-lived

Gaston Mazzacane's first taste of an Arrows proved short-lived when the Leafield-based team packed up with just one morning and a handful of laps of testing under its belt at Silverstone

Mazzacane's Arrows debut proves short-lived

The Argentinian made around three short runs in the AMT-powered A21 before the car was loaded back on its transporter in readiness for next week's test at Jerez in Spain.

Wet conditions rendered testing relatively meaningless at the Northamptonshire circuit, with no representative times posted.

Jaguar's Luciano Burti and Jordan's Ricardo Zonta ran towards the end of the first session, but Burti's team mate was forced to sit out the bulk of the morning after being towed back to the pits in his R1B.

Mark Webber took his Benetton B200 and its all-new Renault V10 around for one installation lap before the machine was wheeled back into the team's garage with a minor engine problem.

"We're just using an interim car," said the Australian. "The engine's totally different, the conditions aren't great and its all a bit hairy out there."

With conditions drying slightly, Jaguar, Jordan and Benetton are all scheduled to continue testing this afternoon, before heading to Spain.


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