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Cars closer in performance than people think - Button

Sutton Images Enlarge Jenson Button believes the opening grand prix will be a lot closer than people think after analysing what some of his rivals have been up to this week in Bahrain. After the second pre-season test last week, Mercedes looked to be in a dominant position - both in terms of pace and reliability - but the pecking order has been less clear this week. Button thinks there are several teams capable of springing a surprise, not least Red Bull which began to show its true pace on Friday. "[At] the last test I would have said the Mercedes was very strong on one-lap pace but the Williams was quicker over a race distance," he said. "But at this test, obviously the...
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