Button Confident BAR will Bounce Back

Jenson Button believes BAR will quickly bounce back from their struggles in the Italian Grand Prix - where fuel rigs problems and a lack of grip hampered the team's performance

Button Confident BAR will Bounce Back

The Briton slipped down from third on the grid to finish eighth, while teammate Takuma Sato finished a lowly 16th after a fuel rig problem required him to make an
extra pitstop.

Despite the disappointment, Button believes BAR will fare much better at the higher downforce tracks coming up on the calendar.

"Apart from qualifying we have struggled the whole weekend here," said Button. "We have found this a difficult circuit and it has been tough getting to grips with the low downforce configuration.

"We had problems with the fuel rig which also meant that I had to stop four laps early and that cost me on the final result. Hopefully when we return to the higher downforce circuits of the next four races we will be able to get back on the pace."

Sato added: "It was a disappointing race and a sad result for us.

"The start was quite exciting for me. I defended my position into turn one, but I was already side by side with Trulli and at the end of lap one I overtook him again and gained a position, which was an exciting moment.

"During the first stint everything looked fine but when I came to my first pitstop we had some trouble with refuelling and so when I went back out again after the second stop the car became difficult to handle as it was very heavy and I lost a lot of grip.

"It's a shame as the weekend up to this point had been good for us, but we have to look forward to next weekend in Spa."

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