Ferrari test driver Luca Badoer set the pace again today [Friday], at a very wet and rainy Jerez.

The Italian completed 73 laps in total, his best a 1 minute 25.785 seconds, around eight tenths up on fellow Scuderia driver, Felipe Massa, who was second, while Luciano Burti was third in the other F2003-GA.

The drivers from the Maranello based squad spent the day once again working on tyres and electronics.

Nick Heidfeld meanwhile was fourth for Jordan, while BAR-Honda duo Takuma Sato and Jenson Button were fifth and sixth.

The only other runner on track was Ralph Firman, the Brit completed 48 laps in the Ford powered EJ13, a second slower than Heidfeld.

Testing at Jerez resumes on Monday.

Leading times (5 December) - Jerez:

1. Luca Badoer Ferrari 1m 25.785s 74 laps B
2. Felipe Massa Ferrari 1m 26.541s 17 laps B
3. Luciano Burti Ferrari 1m 26.939s 32 laps B
4. Nick Heidfeld Jordan-Ford 1m 27.897s 49 laps B
5. Takuma Sato BAR-Honda 1m 28.174s 57 laps M
6. Jenson Button BAR-Honda 1m 28.578s 40 laps M
7. Ralph Firman Jordan-Ford 1m 28.844s 48 laps B

M - denotes Michelin tyres
B - denotes Bridgestone tyres

Weather / track conditions: Wet and rainy.

 

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