McLaren: Pleased with progress

23 February, 2013

Jenson Button

Jenson Button

Final day of the Barcelona test, and the second day in the cockpit for Jenson.

Despite temperamental weather – it started to spit with rain from first running this morning (Friday), meaning Jenson Button only conducted a single run on slicks – the team completed a full programme and was pleased with progress.

The rain also allowed the team to run Pirelli’s Intermediate and Full Wet compounds – another very useful opportunity ahead of the unpredictable weather often encountered at the opening races.

What’s next? The team remains in Barcelona for a second session next week (Feb 28-Mar 3). Driving duties will be split Sergio-Jenson-Sergio-Jenson, and the car will run in Melbourne-spec for the first time.

Test dates: Four days (February 19-22)


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