Lowndes just one second slower than Button
Tuesday 22nd March, 2011 - 9:45am
Craig Lowndes has had his first taste of a Formula One car, completing his scheduled laps in the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes at Mount Panorama today.
After Button set a sub-1m48s lap time in the McLaren, both Button and Lowndes drove the TeamVodafone Commodore VE. Lowndes set a 2m11s, while Button clocked a 2m17s.
The day concluded with Lowndes in the F1 car, setting a time of 1m49s.
Stay tuned to Speedcafe.com for all the post-event comment …
See the video below of Lowndes in the McLaren across the top of the mountain.
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