Hamilton and Button will not participate in mid-season test at Mugello

McLaren have revealed duo Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button will not participate in May first week mid-season F1 test at Mugello, current drivers championship leader’s role will take McLaren test drivers Gary Paffett and Oliver Turvey.

May first week three day test placed at Italian circuit in Mugello, Expecting other all team’s drivers will participate in this test and this season official test timetable following a modify to the regulations for 2012. Earlier, mid-season testing was not allowed.

Gary Paffett and Oliver Turvey last drove F1 car during 2011 season F1 young driver test at Abu Dhabi.

DTM star Paffett, 31, joined the team in 2005. Fellow Briton Turvey, 25, first tested with the Woking squad in 2009 and earlier this year had the honour of giving the new MP4-27 its first straight-line run.

The Mugello officially scheduled on May 01-03, 2012.

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