Teams Complete Valencia Test - Final Day

Formula One's pre-season testing came to an end on Thursday as three teams completed their work at the Valencia circuit in Spain.

Teams Complete Valencia Test - Final Day

Formula One's pre-season testing came to an end on Thursday as three teams completed their work at the Valencia circuit in Spain.

BAR, Williams and Toyota were again in action at the Spanish circuit, where the rain once more hampered the teams' progress. Briton Jenson Button finished on top of the times with the Honda-powered BAR 007, completing a best lap of 1:20.288 as he focused of wet tyres testing.

Button was over a second quicker than German Nick Heidfeld in the Williams FW27. Button and Heidfeld caused the only two red flags of the day after their cars suffered apparent mechanical problems and stopped on track.

Italian Jarno Trulli took over from Toyota teammate Ralf Schumacher to complete the Japanese squad's preparations for the season opening Australian Grand Prix. Trulli covered just 33 laps and finished over two seconds behind Button.

The season starts next week in Melbourne.

Today's times:

Pos Driver Team-Engine Tyres Time Laps 1. Button BAR-Honda (M) 1:20.288 87 2. Heidfeld Williams-BMW (M) 1:21.606 68 3. Trulli Toyota (M) 1:22.303 33 All Timing Unofficial

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