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Overtaking Rosberg was the highlight of the race for me – Button

June.26 – 2009 world champion Jenson Button has acknowledged that overtaking Nico Rosberg was the ‘highlight’ of his European GP, with the McLaren man struggling to sixth following his KERS unit failed. The McLaren driver fell behind Rosberg at the start and had to wait until Lap 6 before pouncing, ultimately finishing one minute adrift of victor Sebastian Vettel.

“I got a reasonable start, but the field bunched up into Turn 2 and I was stuck on the outside, where I lost out to Nico (Rosberg). I didn’t have enough straight-line speed to be able to overtake him easily, but I braked really late and got him into Turn 2, which I don’t think he was expecting. That was the highlight of the race for me. I had decent race pace after that, and I pushed the Option tyres for as long as I could. Then halfway through the race I lost KERS Hybrid, which hurt me not only on corner exits but also under braking.

“So it wasn’t a fun race, all told – but, given the way the car felt, it’s a pleasant surprise to finish only eight seconds behind one of the Ferraris. Nevertheless, we’ve got a bit of work to do before Silverstone.”


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