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Button: Long runs not as fun as hoped

McLaren Mercedes Jenson Button says that long runs in the McLaren MP4-29 are not as much fun as he'd hoped, after practice for the Australian Grand Prix. Button was fifth quickest in second practice but warned that the race will provide a different challenge. "In all honesty, these cars work better around here than I'd imagined, but Sunday's race will be very different," he said. "The long runs weren't as much fun as I'd hoped they'd be, because you need to save a lot of fuel. And that's such a different way of driving - you're lifting off very early, and there's lots of lift-and-coasting around the lap." Button was upbeat about the feeling of the MP4-29 across shorter...
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