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Button reckons Ricciardo will challenge Mercedes

Jenson Button believes Mercedes might not have things all their own way this weekend after witnessing Daniel Ricciardo's long-runs during practice. The McLaren driver believes Ricciardo could be quick enough to muscle in on the action upfront, despite being almost half a second slower during FP2. The Red Bull driver was behind the Ferrari of Fernando Alonso, but Button doesn't expect the Spaniard to mount much of a challenge. "I would say that the Ferrari probably isn't the car that will take it to Mercedes," said the Briton. "In qualifying maybe, but in the race, Ricciardo in the Red Bull looks very strong. "He's [Ricciardo] a lot quicker than his team-mate and also...
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