Honda Winter Testing

The 2008 Formula One season may have reached its thrilling conclusion at theBrazilian Grand Prix but the Honda Racing F1 Team has some busy weeks aheadas winter testing gets underway.

Just two weeks after the race at Interlagos, the Honda Racing F1 Team willkick off its on-track preparations for 2009 with a three-day test at theCircuit de Catalunya in Barcelona commencing on Monday 17 November.

Jenson Button and Alex Wurz will complete the main test programme focusingon the key areas of technical change which will be introduced for the newseason. The pair will use a modified RA108 chassis to complete an initialevaluation of various 2009 aerodynamic parts and run the Bridgestone slicktyres which replace the current grooved tyres.

Joining the Honda Racing F1 Team in Barcelona will be young Brazilians LucasDi Grassi and Bruno Senna as the team takes the opportunity to evaluate thetwo 2008 GP2 Series title contenders.

TEST SCHEDULE

Monday 17 NovemberAlex WurzLucas Di Grassi (morning)Bruno Senna (afternoon)

Tuesday 18 NovemberJenson ButtonLucas Di Grassi

Wednesday 19 NovemberJenson ButtonBruno Senna