Button ready for Canada comeback

BAR star Jenson Button is looking forward to racing in the Canadian Grand Prix next weekend, after a huge crash in Saturday practice at Monaco forced him to skip the last race

Button ready for Canada comeback

The Briton has received medical clearance to return to driving, although he skipped last week's testing to allow himself extra time to recover. Button is raring to go in Montreal, and reckons that scoring points is a realistic goal for BAR.

"After my crash in Monaco I'm looking forward to getting back on track in Canada and hoping the weekend goes a bit more smoothly for me," joked Button.

The Montreal track is run on the roads of the Isle de Notre Dame, an island in the middle of the St Lawrence River that flows through Montreal. The island is a park for most of the year, which means that the track is always dusty through lack of use. Button reckons that this means running towards the end of the single-lap qualifying session on Saturday will be crucial.

"The track is pretty dirty at the start of the weekend so it's vital to be one of the last runners in Saturday's qualifying session," said Button. "This means it's important for us to get a good spot on Friday.

"Given the car's performance so far this year I think it will be well-suited to Montreal, so I'm confident we can have a good crack at the points this weekend. I'm happy to report that I feel fine and I'm ready for Montreal."

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