The home Grand Prix for the McLaren-Mercedes team went better than many were expecting, with Jenson Button coming home fourth and Kevin Magnussen seventh at Silverstone.
For Button, also driving at his home race, he missed out on his first British Grand Prix podium by less than a second as he attempted to close down the gap to the Red Bull of Daniel Ricciardo who was struggling on much older tyres. Button was happy to have good on-track battles with Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel, and to finish ahead of them both in fourth.
'Circuits with high-speed changes of direction aren't really our car's forte, so I think we can go away from Silverstone feeling encouraged by what we achieved...
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