Jenson Button Q&A
Magny-Cours was not the most enjoyable weekend for BAR and for Jenson Button in particular. Both Jenson and Jacques Villeneuve lost all of Friday morning due to a legal dispute which kept the cars off the track, and they thus had to enter first qualifying with no knowledge of the new corners at the end of the lap. Then the Brit lost most of Saturday after suffering a blown engine. In the race itself he ran with Jacques until a problem in his pit stop saw him leave with rather less in the tank than he had bargained for, which led to an embarrassing crawl to a halt shortly afterwards. Adam Cooper spoke to him after the race.
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