Button admits wet race would be tough

Jenson Button has warned his growing legion of fans that he could face a tough British Grand Prix if it rains

Button admits wet race would be tough

The WilliamsF1 driver claims he has little experience of wet-weather driving.

The 20-year-old will start his fourth Formula 1 race when he lines-up at Silverstone but said his "home" circuit will offer no advantage if it rains.

Speaking to Reuters, Button said: "I haven't driven much in the wet.

"In Formula 3 last year we had one qualifying session in the wet and I was on pole.

"I have also done quite a bit of wet testing in karting which helped me with the lower formulas - but Formula One is very different.

"I haven't really done much on the Grand Prix circuit. I had one race there last year in Formula 3 but before that and since I've only been Formula One testing over the past few weeks.

"People think I've been testing and racing on the circuit for the past couple of years but it's not really the case. I know the complex but other than that it's very different."

Button said that many drivers had trouble controlling their cars in testing at Silverstone, following the FIA's clampdown on teams' electronic systems.

Button added: "The rears are very twitchy in the wet, especially with the new regulations. Being able to control that is very difficult especially on the greasy surface."

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