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Jerez test ends with Badoer on top

FERRARI test driver Luca Badoer narrowly outpaced British American Racing's Olivier Panis to top the times on the final day of a three-day test at Jerez on Wednesday.

The Italian driver, who was confirmed as Ferrari's official tester for another season on Tuesday, posted a quickest lap time of one minute and 22.783 seconds as he continued work on electronics in his 104-lap program.

Frenchman Panis was one-tenth of a second slower than Badoer while Formula One newcomer Kimi Raikkonen, almost a second down on Badoer, was third quickest in his Sauber ahead of the BAR of Jacques Villeneuve.

Times from Wednesday's testing at Jerez:

POS DRIVER ENTRANT TIME
Luca Badoer Ferrari 1:22.783
Olivier Panis BAR 1:22.833
Kimi Raikkonen Sauber 1:23.716
Jacques Villeneuve BAR 1:24.734

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