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Jenson Button pleased with second successive pole McLaren 1-2 start in Malaysia tomorrow, and he expecting tight start at Sepang.

“Yeah I think qualifying has been pretty good the last two races, so I can’t complain too much, and it’s good for us as a team to be on the front row again,” said the winner of last weekend’s Australian Grand Prix.

“It’s always nice when you can hear all of the mechanics cheering because of a one-two, but you obviously always want it the other way round. Lewis did well again.” Button said in Press meeting.

“I think it will be an exciting start again because the Mercedes is renowned for getting good starts…it’s going be a fun Turn 1,” he smiled.

Asked about his victory at Malaysia 2009, has your lady come up with any good omens for tomorrow?

“No, but I think as a team we have a lot of confidence at the moment in what we’re doing. I don’t think we’ve too overconfident. I think we have to be very good with everything. The pace has to be there, the consistency, the pit stops need to be key, because these guys are very quick – Mercedes – and also the Renaults and Red Bulls.”

“Their pace seems to be better in race trim than in qualifying, so it’s going to be a busy afternoon for the strategy guys and the engineers and obviously for us out on circuit.”


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