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Hamilton heads up final test day at Silverstone // Lewis tops the timesheets for McLaren on Day 3

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Hamilton heads up final test day at Silverstone
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Hi everyone, this is F1Minute and today is the 26th June 2008.

Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets on the last day of testing at Silverstone, ahead of Glock for Toyota, and then Räikkönen in the Ferrari. Glock actually had an incident with Coulthard with the pair colliding at the end of Hangar Straight. Glock apologised for the contact, and thanked his mechanics for working hard and getting the car out again. Alonso caused a red flag with apparent engine trouble, as did Coulthard later in the day for the same reason.

Elsewhere today, BMW have announced they will be restructuring their technical department and reducing the workload of current Technical Director Willy Rampf. He will become Technical Coordinator from November this year, meaning he will still lead the overall concept of the car.

Finally, organisers of the Abu Dhabi GP are said to be super happy with their provisional placement on the calendar, not just because they will host the potential championship decider, but also because it means the weather will be good.

That’s all for today, please join me again tomorrow for another F1Minute.