Jenson Button in Honda Civic Type R at Hungaroring
Mission accomplished: Jenson Button secures Hondas fifth and final planned lap record in Civic Type R Challenge 2018
Jenson Button completes Honda‘s Type R Challenge 2018 with a fifth record at Hungaroring race track
New front-wheel drive lap record for Hungaroring GP circuit of 2mins 10.19secs
New lap record cements Civic Type R’s position as quickest car in its class
Fifth benchmark time this year achieved in standard production car with road tyres
Type R Challenge has achieved its objective and broken five records at five iconic European race circuits
In the fifth and final of a planned series of lap record attempts across Europe in 2018, Honda has set a new 2min 10.19sec record for a front-wheel drive production car at the Hungaroring GP circuit in Hungary.
The Civic Type R, driven by Formula One World Champion and current NSX Super GT driver, Jenson Button. The track holds special significance for Button, as the circuit where he won the first Grand Prix of his career with Honda in 2006.