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Button's pit stop gamble compromised strategy

dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">   BARCELONA, 11th May 2014 (F1 Plus / Rosie Baillie) - Jenson Button says the gamble to make his second stop earlier than planned compromised their strategy. The Briton stopped on lap 36 and had a delayed release due to Daniil Kvyat driving down the pitlane. Things were compounded when he came out just in front of race leader Lewis Hamilton who had lapped him and Button had to lead him go. “During the first two stints, it felt like we were making progress, because we were faster than the cars in front.” Button said. “But we gambled on taking the second stop early, thinking we could jump...
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