How Button saved McLaren's day

How Button saved McLaren's day

A sensational Hungarian Grand Prix played out in favour of Jenson Button as a number of unfolding scenarios conspired to thwart his McLaren team-mate Lewis Hamilton's race. Adam Cooper delves beneath the surface to explain why

We've had some pretty boring processions in Hungary over the 25 years of the event's history, but nobody could say that about the 2011 edition. On Sunday we saw a superb race, with once again three teams in contention and plenty of wheel-to-wheel action.

Of course, rain at the start and again in the last third of the race spiced up the action, but even if it had stayed dry all the way through, we would still have had an intriguing contest.

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