Kevin Magnussen has ridden a great wave of form all weekend – he established his pace in the morning session, finishing in sixth position. He improved further this afternoon, setting fifth-fastest times in Q1 and Q2. He went one better in the final session, qualifying an impressive fourth – equaling his best grid position of the season [in Australia].
Jenson Button failed to find the car’s sweet-spot during the morning’s free practice session, and his struggles continued into qualifying. He was blocked on his first run in Q2, and didn’t have a suitable balance for his final run. He sat balanced on the cusp of the top 10, but was ultimately knocked out by just...
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