Jenson Button doubts the new McLaren-Honda will finish on the podium on its debut at Melbourne next month but expects progress throughout the year.
Jenson Button says that McLaren are confident of logging more laps after the team identified the issue that has limited their running so far.
Jenson Button says McLaren’s new Honda-powered MP4-30 is a major departure from their previous two cars but the early signs are encouraging.
McLaren CEO Ron Dennis is certain Jenson Button can be a match for his new team mate Fernando Alonso next year.
Fernando Alonso’s sensational return to McLaren for the 2015 season has been officially confirmed by the team.
Jenson Button said a mid-season change of race engineers made for a “tricky” phase in his campaign this year.
Jenson Button says it’s easier to carry more speed into Parabolica now that the run-off area is more forgiving.
Jenson Button said eighth place in the German Grand Prix was “disappointing” and felt his strategy was too aggressive.
Jenson Button had only been out of karting for two seasons when he made his grand prix debut. He made his start in racing thanks to his father John, who died earlier this year.
Jenson Button says he and McLaren need to address their lack of competitiveness before turning their attention to extending his contract to drive for them.
Jenson Button said a gamble on his second pit stop spoiled his race after finishing out of the points in Spain.
Jenson Button said the Bahrain Grand Prix showed Formula One is just as good as it’s always been under the new regulations.
Jenson Button says his McLaren is short on downforce at the moment but is encouraged that the team’s development programme is yielding results.
Jenson Button said McLaren’s third and fourth place finish in the Australian Grand Prix was better than they expected heading into the race.
Jenson Button says his chance of reaching Q3 was scuppered by the yellow flag which was caused by Kimi Raikkonen’s crash.
Jenson Button says the importance of saving fuel in 2014 has taken away some of the fun of driving.
Jenson Button says McLaren need more time to get the most out of their new car ahead of this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix.
Ron Dennis says Jenson Button has traits that reminds him of Ayrton Senna. But he singled out Button’s intelligence as his key weapon for the coming season.
There’s no indication yet McLaren are in danger of repeating their poor 2013 performance, according to Jenson Button.
Jenson Button expects F1 teams to recover much of the performance which has been lost with the new regulations by the end of the season.