Reliable Honda top testing

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Honda appear to have the most reliable car having completed more kilometers per car and per day of testing than any team to date using their 2006 cars. Honda have managed 438 km per car each day compared to Renault, second, with 399 km:

Team Distance per car per day (km)
Honda 438
Renault 399
Toro Rosso 376
BMW 355
Toyota 294
McLaren Mercedes 292
Williams Cosworth 280
Ferrari 278
Midland F1 Toyota 272
Red Bull Ferrari 175
Super Aguri Honda 173

Jenson Button, Honda, 2006

With less than a fortnight to go until the start of the season, guaranteeing the reliability of the new engines packages for two full race distances plus practice and qualifying is uppermost in teams’ minds. this is understood to be particularly so at McLaren, who recently begun testing a second generation of Mercedes V8.

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