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Button's chance of fighting DTM's best is out of his hands

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One is set up for sprint and one for endurance. So how exactly are the DTM and SUPER GT going to make their joint race a fair battle at Hockenheim this weekend? Jenson Button's chances of victory depend on it

Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button opens the press conference ahead of the first DTM-versus-SUPER GT racing weekend by telling everyone to give themselves a "pat on the back" for getting the unified Class One to this stage.

He's right, if only because the next step for DTM and SUPER GT looks daunting as the practice sessions begin at Hockenheim, with no-one any the wiser as to how the two different series will match up.

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