F1 » Bahrain Grand Prix 2013: Don't expect too much, warns Button


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Button going from "I can still win the championship" to "Don't expect too much out of us" shows good progress My advice to Button the last time was that it's good to be optimistic, but it's better to be realistic. Given his current form and that of his entire team, the only way to boost his morale is to set realistic goals (which is about 8th or 9th on the grid) and have everyone say good things about him if he finished the race in a higher position. The opposite only hurts him. Bad fortunes endured by some drivers (not strategy) gave Button 5th place at the end of last race in China. Given their current pace, Massa, Webber and Rosberg (beside the top 4 finishers in China) should normally finish ahead of Button, no matter what strategy McLaren uses. It's like someone trying to convince me that Marussia can outpoint McLaren with the optimum strategy. Realistically, the best position for Button currently is 8th, behind Kimi,the 2 Ferrari, the 2 Red Bulls and the 2 Mercedes. Luckily for



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