Button: Pitstop fumble was embarrassing

BAR's Jenson Button has labelled his team's second pitstop - when his team-mate Jacques Villeneuve erroneously stopped at the same time as him - as "disappointing and quite embarrassing"

Button: Pitstop fumble was embarrassing

The Honda-powered duo were both in the top five approaching half distance in the rain-affected race, but both cars came into the pits on lap 25 which meant Button had to wait for Villeneuve to complete his stop. He also blamed the wrong decision on tyre choice at the start of the race as a contributing factor to his 10th place finish.

"It was very frustrating that we made the wrong tyre choice at the start," said Button. "And for my team-mate to come in on the wrong lap was disappointing and quite embarrassing really. The car worked well in the practice sessions and qualifying, so it was disappointing to finish where we did today because we were very quick in the race."

Villeneuve said: "I had radio problems so it was very difficult to communicate with the pit wall and both cars ended up pitting at the same time. Our strategy would have been good without the Safety Car, but things definitely didn't work out for us today."

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