Button Relying on Race Strategy

Briton Jenson Button is relying on his race strategy to finish in a strong position in tomorrow's Hungarian Grand Prix

Button Relying on Race Strategy

The BAR-Honda driver endured a disappointing day and managed to finish in eighth position after struggling for grip during his flying lap.

Button, who scored his first podium of the season at the German Grand Prix last weekend, is hopeful his race strategy will help him climb positions tomorrow.

"Eighth on the grid is not a great position to be starting from but hopefully we have a good strategy compared with the cars in front of me," said Button. "I feel that I was unable to get much more out of the car today because we had pretty low grip.

"It also looks like we will have some different competition to fight with tomorrow. I'm sure we can achieve our target of some good points from here though so we'll see what tomorrow brings. Hopefully the temperature will have cooled by a few degrees as well."

Button's teammate Takuma Sato finished in tenth place after also complaining about the lack of grip at the Hungaroring.

"It was a better day for me today," said Sato. "In qualifying I felt that I had less grip and a bit of oversteer in the middle sector cost me a little time.

"In the end it was a reasonable lap and we now look forward to see what we can do from this position and hope that we have a strong package for tomorrow."

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