Jenson Button 2014 form guide

Compare Jenson Button‘s performance against his team mate throughout the 2014 F1 season.

Race finishing positions

AUS MAL BAH CHI SPA MON CAN AUS BRI GER HUN BEL ITA SIN JAP RUS UNI BRA ABU
Jenson Button 3 6 17 11 11 6 4 11 4 8 10 6 8 - 5 4 12 4 5
Team mate 2 9 13 12 10 9 7 7 9 12 12 10 10 14 5 8 9 11

Performance comparison

Jenson Button Kevin Magnussen
Qualified ahead 10 9
Average qualifying gap +0.165s -
Finished race ahead 14 3
Laps spent ahead 733 369

Qualifying gap

Gap in seconds between Jenson Button and his team mate in the last part of qualifying where both set a time, for each race.

A positive time means the driver was slower than his team mate, a negative time means they were faster:

http://www.f1fanatic.co.uk/charts/2014drivercolours.csv
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Jenson Button 1.18999999999998 1.83999999999999 -0.324999999999989 -0.712000000000003 -0.109999999999999 0.379000000000005 -0.0960000000000036 0.306999999999988 -0.216999999999999 0.405000000000015 -0.0829999999999984 1.09699999999998 0.0650000000000119 0.243000000000009 0.0749999999999886 -0.507999999999996 -0.0510000000000019 -0.0389999999999873 -0.323000000000022

3 comments on Jenson Button 2014 form guide

  1. Perez did come from another team in F1 and had experience. The car he had to adapt to was very similar to the one he drove the year before. This wasn’t the case with Magnussen at all. I expected more from Magussen I must admit, after all he was the one who had beaten my countryman Vandoorne to the FR3.5 title. But the big question, for me, McLaren have to ask themself is do we go for a potential superb future (Magnussen) or for a certain good ’15-’16 (Button). I think both deserve to be in F1 at least another year but in the end I’d have them both make way for Vandoorne. :)

    • zippyone (@zippyone) said on 24th November 2014, 12:37

      Magnussen has not been very impressive this year except in Australia that I can think of.

      Looking at the race stats, which are the only ones which matter, it does not reflect well on him.

      Fair enough if he was finishing right behind Jenson but for a lot of the races he is quite a few positions down.

      I think McLaren must keep Jenson over Magnussen which is a shame for Kevin but he has not really shone.

      • Ithydk said on 24th November 2014, 14:11

        Kevins problem seems to be tire management. His one lap pace is fast. But Button gets a lot more out of the tires it looks like. I’m hoping experience will help him get more out of the tires. But he might not even get the chance.

        I’m afraid mclaren is considering Alonso/Vandoorne for 2015

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