Video: Button tests LMP1 ahead of Le Mans debut

An exclusive view of Jenson Button’s first ever LMP1 sportscar test ahead of his Le Mans 24 Hour debut with SMP Racing, here is a video showing behind the scenes during a private test at Magny Cours.

SMP Racing announced last month that Button, 38, would share a Dallara-designed BR1 prototype car with Russian former F1 driver Vitaly Petrov and Mikhail Aleshin.

“It’s always been a dream of mine to race at Le Mans,” the veteran of 306 grands prix said. “I think it’s every driver’s dream to take part and hopefully go on to clinch that win at Le Mans.