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Button: GP2 will be close to Formula 1

– Jenson Button says GP2 cars will be close to matching Formula 1 lap times at certain circuits this season, with the field getting to grips with one of the biggest technical regulation overhauls in the sport's history. Turbocharged 1.6-litre V6 power units made their on-track debut at the Circuito de Jerez last week alongside a host of aerodynamic and chassis changes, with drivers later describing a massive difference behind the wheel. And with times more than five seconds slower than the same stage last year, Button reckons Formula 1's primary feeder category could find itself level as the teams journey through the early stages of car development. "They [GP2] will be a lot...
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