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Mclaren Struggle With Lack Of Downforce In China

Mclaren Mercedes finished off a disappointing weekend at the Chinese Grand Prix with Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen finishing down in 11th and 13th. It was a difficult weekend for Mclaren. A poor qualifying saw both drivers fail to get out of Q2 as Button started 12th and Magnussen 15th. Things unfortunately didn’t get any better on race day. Both drivers struggled in the midfield for the duration of the race, with tyre wear being a big issue for Button in particular who pitted on lap seven after complaints of graining during his first stint. “It was pretty difficult out there,” said Button. “It felt a little bit like qualifying yesterday: we just couldn’t get the front tyres...
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