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Button: It happens

"We went for a different strategy to most as we were going to three stop,” he said. “Most people were four stops. When I made my last stop I had a good feeling we could fight with the Mercedes. I don't know if that would have been the case, although Lewis was fuel saving, which I knew.

"Fifth place was definite. That was the worst result we could have got, and we could possibly have fought for a podium, but then we had the disappointing end and lost a lot of points. But for the season as a whole the weekend was very positive in terms of moving forward.

"We're still off the pace of the Red Bulls, although for a lot of the race we had the same pace as Sebastian, so it's amazing how you can move forward within a week. A lot of that was understanding the aerodynamics of the car, some of it was lucking in on the circuit being smooth, but also we did a good job."




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jim crint - Unregistered

March 27, 2013 12:14 PM

With all the sulky shenanigans other drivers indulge in (cue shot of podium at Sepang), it's nice to know with Jenson there's at least one grown up in F1. The mechanic who screwed up already knows how big a mistake it was, especially given how hard that team had been working to become competitive. He doesn't need some public admonishment from the driver. It's done. Move on!



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