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Button: KERS trouble was cost my pace

McLaren’s Jenson Button says that KERS (Kinetic Energy Recovery System) trouble was cost his cars speed through the Abu Dhabi GP, 2009 world champion race most time without KERS. But last lap he done third on the podium ahead of his main rival Red Bull’s Mark Webber.
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“I’m not sure my pace was entirely there on the soft tyre anyway,” said Button. “But by lap 13/14, I didn’t have any KERS, which wasn’t great. In the next stint they [the team] said what I could do to get KERS back, and I got it back, but it only lasted two laps so I had to keep resetting it.

“The problem’s not just when you accelerate, but it’s under braking too. You get a certain amount of engine braking from it when it’s working, but every time I arrived in a corner I didn’t know what to expect. I had to fend off Webber and Massa, which was quite interesting without KERS. Coming home third I’m relatively happy.”

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