The familiarisation session, the first training session ...

Published on 07 March 1996 by Verstappen Info Page

The familiarisation session, the first training session on the circuit of Melbourne, turned out to be a great succes for Jos. In his brand new car he drove to a fifth place, about as fast as Michael Schumacher and only about 1.6 seconds slower than Jacques Villeneuve who was fastest. See Grand Prix results 1996 for test results.