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No catching Mercedes until second half of season - Button

Jenson Button thinks Mercedes' advantage is around the one-second mark Sutton Images Enlarge Jenson Button has played down the size of Mercedes' advantage but also believes it would be "very impressive" if any team was able to catch them before the midway point in 2014. Mercedes' advantage was magnified in Bahrain as both its drivers stormed away after the safety car period, with Lewis Hamilton 24 seconds ahead of third-placed Sergio Perez by the time the chequered flag fell, suggesting the team could be around two-and-a-half seconds quicker. But with Perez holding the pack up Button feels a fairer evaluation of Mercedes' advantage would be around the one-second mark. "Yes...
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