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Button to debut new McLaren at Jerez test 17 Jan 2012

Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren. 
Formula One World Championship, Rd 9, British Grand Prix, Practice Day, Silverstone, England, Friday, 8 July 2011 Lewis Hamilton (GBR) McLaren MP4/26.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 11, Hungarian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, 30 July 2011 Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren MP4/26. 
Formula One World Championship, Rd 6,  Monaco Grand Prix, Practice Day, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Thursday, 26 May 2011 Lewis Hamilton (GBR) McLaren MP4/26.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 13, Italian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Monza, Italy, Saturday, 10 September 2011

McLaren have revealed Jenson Button will be at the wheel of their 2012 car when it makes its track debut at Jerez on February 7. Button will sample the MP4-27 during the first two days of the test, before handing the car over to team mate Lewis Hamilton for the final two days at the Spanish circuit.

At the second pre-season test, which will take place at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya from February 21-24, Hamilton will be in charge of the car for the first two days, before Button returns to the cockpit. The duo will then alternate at the final four-day Barcelona test, which will get underway on March 1.

The British team will unveil their new challenger in a little over two weeks’ time at a special event at their Woking base on February 1.

McLaren’s provisional pre-season test schedule:
February 7 - Jenson Button
February 8 - Jenson Button
February 9 - Lewis Hamilton
February 10 - Lewis Hamilton

February 21 - Lewis Hamilton
February 22 - Lewis Hamilton
February 23 - Jenson Button
February 24 - Jenson Button

March 1 - Jenson Button
March 2 - Lewis Hamilton
March 3 - Jenson Button
March 4 - Lewis Hamilton

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