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McLaren blames lack of downforce for poor qualifying

It was a tricky day for the McLaren team as neither Jenson nor Kevin made it through to Q3 in this afternoon’s qualifying session, which was held in rainy conditions. Both drivers found better performance on the Full Wet tyres during the wetter Q1 session, finishing 10th (Kevin) and 12th (Jenson). However, in Q3, as the rain lightened and all the teams ran the Intermediate tyres, neither driver could get heat into them. As a result, they finished 12th (Jenson) and 15th (Kevin). With dry weather forecast for tomorrow, the team is nonetheless confident of pushing for points. Jenson Button, MP4-29-03, 12th (on inters): “It’s always tough in these conditions – it was difficult for us to...
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