Button Still Focused on Title

Jenson Button showed a very positive attitude after his dissapointing peformance in the European GP. Although he finished seventh, Button still holds a comfortable 18-point lead over his team-mate, who is second in the championship standings.

"Rubens did a fantastic job this weekend. He has been very quick all weekend and I have struggled to be on his pace.

But in qualifying I screwed up, which cost me time. I double shifted out of Turn 5, and hopefully we can rectify that problem as I did it in the race as well
", said the Brit.

Button managed to increase his championship lead over Vettel and Webber, as both Red Bull Racing drivers failed to register any points this weekend. Jenson explained his difficult starting position and race, but kept thinking positive and confident about his chance to maintain his championship lead.

"Starting fifth I thought we could have a good race, but Vettel came across at the start and if I had stayed flat I would have ripped my front wing off. So, being back in the pack - although I know fifth is not back in the pack – but it is a bit crazy. In a way, I got two points and I was lucky to get those points", added Button.

"In the end neither of them got points and I got two points, so it is a positive day. But it is also a day where our car was strong and, as my team-mate proved, there were a lot more points on offer and it just didn't go my way", concluded the BrawnGP driver.
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