Jenson Button believes that American fans are extremely excited and there was action, suspense packed race and F1 creates a great sporting spectacle.
Button also disappointed with dirty side start, following the end of opening lap he queue 15th place, he was started with Silver side-wall compound, and fight with front during the mid-session of the race, when they are struggled after first pit-stop with low-tyre temperature.
2009 world champion pleased with fifth place and he sent big congratulations to Lewis and the whole Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team.
“It was great to race in front of so many fantastically enthusiastic American fans – they looked like they really enjoyed themselves. Before we arrived here, we knew we were going to have to put on a good show, and I think we did just that.” Button said
“There was action and suspense all the way through, which is exactly what you need to create a great sporting spectacle.”
The Brit added, “Starting on the dirty side of the racetrack was very tough – I ended up 15th by the end of the first lap. So fifth was probably the best result I could have had. I had a lot of fun this afternoon, and fought a lot of good battles on my way through.
“There was lots of action and lots of overtaking – and most of it was very clean, which was good to see.
“Obviously, however, fifth place wasn’t the result I’d have ideally liked, but the car was working really well, and, with a better grid position, I could definitely have been right up there. Still, big congratulations to Lewis and the whole Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team. I really hope the US will now embrace Formula 1 at last.”