Honda Racing Monza Test

DAY TWO

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 

SUMMARY

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.