Button set for Honda testing

Jenson Button will get the chance to see his prospective new team-mates in action next week when the Honda Formula One team begin their winter testing programme in Spain.

Jenson Button will get the chance to see his prospective new team-mates in action next week when the Honda Formula One team begin their winter testing programme in Spain.

Button will be joined by Honda’s test driver Alex Wurz at the Circuit de Catalunya near Barcelona for the first of three days, from tomorrow.

The test will also involve Lucas Di Grassi and Bruno Senna, nephew of the late Ayrton Senna.

Honda are using the test to check out new aerodynamic parts and Bridgestone slick tyres, which will replace grooved tyres for next season.

Brazilians Di Grassi and Senna are bidding to replace their compatriot Rubens Barrichello in the race team alongside Button for next season.

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