Honda Monza test notes 2008-08-28

Date Thursday 28 August 2008 Track Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Italy Driver Rubens Barrichello / Jenson Button No of Laps 51 laps / 42 laps Best Lap Time...

Date                            Thursday 28 August 2008

Track Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Italy
Driver Rubens Barrichello / Jenson Button
No of Laps                      51 laps / 42 laps

Best Lap Time 01:24.695 / 01:25.049
Kilometres Covered 295km / 243km
Track Length 5.793km
Weather                         Hot and sunny

Ambient Temperature Maximum 30C
Track Temperature Maximum 51C

SUMMARY

The Honda Racing F1 Team conducted its second day of testing in Monza today with race drivers Rubens Barrichello and Jenson Button sharing the driving responsibilities at the wheel of the RA108.

Rubens continued his work from the first day of the test as he began the session with a race start simulation exercise before focusing on aerodynamic and tyre evaluations for the forthcoming Italian Grand Prix. He completed a total of 51 laps over the course of the day.

Jenson took over the car for the afternoon session and continued the aero programme with an evaluation of the different downforce options available for the Monza race weekend. Jenson completed 42 laps and will continue his running tomorrow for the third and final day of the test.

-credit: honda

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Jenson Button , Rubens Barrichello
Teams Honda Racing F1 Team