Button: McLaren should Win all Races

McLaren are so much quicker than their Formula One rivals that they should win the remaining five races of the season, according to BAR's Jenson Button

Button: McLaren should Win all Races

The Briton said, however, that he still expected Renault's Spaniard Fernando Alonso, who has a 24-point lead over McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen, to take the drivers' title and become the youngest champion.

"They should win every race really, looking at their pace, as long as they are reliable," Button told reporters at the Italian Grand Prix on Thursday.

"Their laptimes in the race (in Turkey) were a second quicker than anyone else," he added.

Despite having the quickest car, reliability and errors have been McLaren's undoing and they are nine points behind Renault in the Constructors' Championship.

McLaren have failed to finish one-two for five years and were thwarted again in Istanbul last month when Raikkonen won but Juan Pablo Montoya spun on the penultimate lap and allowed Alonso to snatch second place.

"They've had so many chances to do it, they've had the best car for pretty much all year," said Button of the Mercedes-powered team. "I think we might see it this weekend."

Button finished third at Monza last year and was fifth in Turkey last month.

"I'm not sure we are going to be as competitive here as we were in Turkey," he said on the basis of last week's tests.

BAR have an aerodynamic step-up planned for the last two races in Japan and China but nothing significant for Monza.

"We just don't seem to be on the pace of the McLarens or Renaults here, which is surprising."

The Briton, who agreed last year to move to Williams in 2006 but now wants to stay at Honda-backed BAR, said his future was no closer to being resolved.

"We've been talking, that's all I can say," he declared. "I want to try and sort it out behind the scenes.

"But we are talking about the situation and that's the important thing. It's not just silence and a cut-off. We are actually talking about it.

"I have got to take a lot of the blame for making the wrong decision in the first place but it is a pretty disastrous situation to be in," said Button.

"There's a big difference in whether I'm here or not here. This is 100 percent where I want to be. I think if I go somewhere else drivers can get forgotten very quickly, no matter how good you are. That's the big worry."

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