McLaren Barcelona test notes day one

Driver - Jenson Button Location - Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona Track length - 4.655km Weather - Consistently warm all day, with increased windy spells in the afternoon. Maximum ambient temperature 18.8C, maximum track temperature 28.9C Laps...

Driver - Jenson Button
Location - Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona
Track length - 4.655km

Weather - Consistently warm all day, with increased windy spells in the afternoon.
Maximum ambient temperature 18.8C, maximum track temperature 28.9C

Laps completed - 101
Kilometres covered - 470km
Best laptime - 1m23.144 at 16:46

Programme

First day of the final test of the winter. Jenson kicked off running in Barcelona this morning, concentrating primarily on mechanical and aerodynamic set-up work.

Despite not setting any headline laptimes, the team declared itself pleased with progress, gaining a greater understanding of the behaviour of the Bridgestone tyre over a long run.

For tomorrow, Lewis takes to the circuit. He continues today's programme, developing set-up and working with the tyres.

Jenson returns to the cockpit on Saturday before Lewis concludes the running on Sunday.

Driver for day two - Lewis Hamilton
Duration of test - Four days (February 25-28)

-source: mclaren

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Jenson Button , Lewis Hamilton
Teams McLaren