Gary Paffett, McLaren, Valencia, 2011

Hamilton and Button to miss Mugello test

2012 F1 testingPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Gary Paffett, McLaren, Valencia, 2011McLaren have confirmed test drivers Oliver Turvey and Gary Paffett will drive for them in the Mugello test.

It means Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button will not drive during in-season testing this year.

The three-day test is being held at the Mugello circuit in Italy from May 1st-3rd.

One further test is planned for later this season, which will be for young drivers without F1 experience.

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