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2009 world champion Jenson Button targeting stronger qualifying performance in Canadian Grand Prix after he was not able to be get better qualifying position in last two races at Spain and Monaco.

In Spain the McLaren driver start from 10th on the grid and last race weekend he was started from 12th on the grid. Last year the Brit was win the dramatic rain interrupted Canadian Grand Prix.

“Obviously, returning to Montreal will be an extremely proud and happy moment for me.” Button said.

“ My win there last year was one of those rare occasions when everything just came right – it’s still hard to believe that I was running in last place past half-distance and yet still managed to come through and take victory on the final lap. The memories of that win will always be with me.

“Montreal is always a race I look forward to anyway. The city has such a great vibe to it, the people are friendly and extremely welcoming and the fans are incredibly passionate. It’s the perfect place to go racing and you can feel the excitement building literally as soon as you step off the plane.

“This weekend, though, it’s going to be important to get a handle on the car in qualifying. At the last two races, Q2 hasn’t gone my way, so, no matter what pace you have in the race, you’re still compromised on Sunday afternoon, particularly as the pack is so tightly bunched at the moment. My aim for the weekend will be to have a stronger qualifying performance and to be able to build on that in the race.”


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