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'Magnussen will push Button hard'

Kevin Magnussen may be a rookie but expect him to challenge Jenson Button, that's according to McLaren test driver Gary Paffett. Magnussen will be making his Formula One debut with McLaren this season, replacing Sergio Perez on the back of McLaren's worst season in F1 for years. And although the rookie, who won last year's Formula Renault 3.5 Championship, will be taking on a former F1 Champion, Paffett believes the Dane is up to the task. "What we want to see at McLaren is Jenson to be pushed hard this year," he said while on the main stage at AUTOSPORT International. "Jenson needs someone quicker than him to push him harder. That's what we saw with Lewis Hamilton in the...
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