Cause for concern at McLaren

Cause for concern at McLaren

McLaren started pre-season strongly but its car has slipped off the pace as others have ramped up their programmes. BEN ANDERSON investigates.

"It's absolute rubbish when drivers say 'we're concentrating on ourselves'. That's crap. It's important to do your own programmes, but you look at the laptimes and you see what people are doing over a longer run. It's stupid not to."

So says Jenson Button, now the most seasoned old-hand in Formula 1, who has been through more pre-season 'phony wars' than any other driver on the grid.

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