Button: BAR Can Win in Australia

BAR's Jenson Button believes he can start the Formula One season with a win after coming close to a first victory last year.

Button: BAR Can Win in Australia

BAR's Jenson Button believes he can start the Formula One season with a win after coming close to a first victory last year.

"DR (former team boss David Richards) said to us that 2005 wouldn't be an amazing year because McLaren and Williams would build stronger cars," the 24-year-old Briton told F1 Racing magazine in an interview.

"But I don't think that's the case...I've seen what's happening in the factory. I think we'll keep moving forward, which is what the team need and what I need. We have to set our sights high, and be in it to win it as soon as we come out of the box.

"I'm going to Melbourne looking to win the first race. And I'm actually confident that we can do that."

Honda-powered BAR, second overall in the Constructors' Championship last year as the most improved team, will unveil their 2005 car at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya on Sunday.

Button, who took 10 podium finishes including four second places last year on his way to third place in the Championship, will also have his first run in it then.

The season starts in Melbourne on March 6.

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