Andretti Jr to test Honda at Jerez

Sat, 9 December 2006, 03:45

Indy Car’s Marco Andretti, the son of 1993 McLaren driver Michael and the grandson of former champion Mario, will next week make his formula one test debut in a Honda car at Jerez.

The Brackley based team announced in a statement that the 19-year-old will get behind the wheel on Friday, the last day of the pre-Christmas test period.

Honda said the test is “in recognition of (Marco’s) achievements in the Honda-powered IndyCar Series this year.”

The same statement mentioned that the 2007 Honda car will be launched “early next year”.


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