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 30°C Track Temperature Maximum 51°C
The Honda Racing F1 Team conducted its second day of testing in Monza yesterdaywith race drivers Rubens Barrichello and Jenson Button sharing the drivingresponsibilities at the wheel of the RA108.
Rubens continued his work from the first day of the test as he began thesession with a race start simulation exercise before focusing on aerodynamicand tyre evaluations for the forthcoming Italian Grand Prix. He completed atotal of 51 laps over the course of the day.
Jenson took over the car for the afternoon session and continued the aeroprogramme with an evaluation of the different downforce options availablefor the Monza race weekend. Jenson completed 42 laps and will continue hisrunning today for the third and final day of the test.