Press Releases

  • July 11, 2004


    Lucky Strike B.A.R Honda's Jenson Button crossed the line fifth in today's French Grand Prix while team-mate Takuma Sato, who started from seventh on the grid, retired from the action on lap 16 with engine failure. From fourth on the grid, Button got away smoothly and as the cars around him reshuffled he remained in P4, Jarno Trulli'...

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  • May 30, 2004


    Lucky Strike B.A.R Honda's Jenson Button raced to a strong third place in this afternoon's European Grand Prix, to claim his fifth podium finish from seven Grands Prix starts this season. Team-mate Takuma Sato drove a truly inspired race but was forced out of the action with just 12 laps to go when his engine failed on lap 48. Jenson Butto...

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  • May 23, 2004

    B•A•R HONDA'S Button races to sensational second place

    Lucky Strike B•A•R Honda's Jenson Button raced to a sensational second place in this afternoon’s Monaco Grand Prix, to claim the fourth podium finish of this season and his career. Takuma Sato made an awesome start but his race was over on lap three due to an engine failure. The pack got away safely when the lights finally went out, the sta...

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  • May 09, 2004

    FIA Formula One World Championship - Round 5 Spanish GP, 7-9 May 2004 Race

    Lucky Strike B.A.R Honda's Takuma Sato and Jenson Button both drove assured races to claim a points finish in this afternoon's Spanish Grand Prix, bringing their cars home in fifth and eighth position respectively. Starting from a career best third place, Sato shot off the grid and managed to snatch second from Juan Pablo Montoya (Williams), only t...

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  • May 04, 2004

    FIA Formula One World Championship - Round 5 Spanish Grand Prix, 7-9 May 2004

    Buoyant after its highly successful San Marino Grand Prix weekend, Lucky Strike B·A·R Honda now heads south to Catalunya in Spain for round five of the 2004 FIA Formula One World Championship. At Imola, Jenson Button completed a hat-trick of podium finishes, seized a sensational pole position, and achieved Lucky Strike B·A·R Honda's best-ever resul...

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  • April 30, 2004

    B·A·R Honda Mugello Test Report

    The Lucky Strike B·A·R Honda team was back in action this week after its second-placed podium finish at the San Marino Grand Prix in Imola. Undertaking a three-day test in the B·A·R Honda 006 at the Mugello circuit in Italy were race drivers Jenson Button and Takuma Sato, together with third driver Anthony Davidson. Located in mountainous surrou...

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  • April 25, 2004

    Honda Powers Jenson Button to Best-Ever Finish

    Starting from pole position at Imola, Lucky Strike B.A.R Honda's Jenson Button drove another spectacular race to bring his B.A.R Honda 006 home in second place, his third consecutive podium finish, at the 24th San Marino Grand Prix. Takuma Sato made a lightening start from seventh on the grid, running in fourth position until the first round of...

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  • April 21, 2004

    San Marino Grand Prix Preview

    After consecutive podiums in Malaysia and Bahrain, Lucky Strike B·A·R Honda embarks on the European tour of the Formula One season bidding for a hat-trick of top three finishes at the San Marino Grand Prix, Imola, on 25 April. The Honda-powered team, aiming to capitalise on its best ever start to a Formula One campaign, will be boosted by the in...

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