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Magnussen 7th as mistake costs Button better grid slot

In treacherously difficult conditions at the famously daunting Spa-Francorchamps circuit, McLaren's Kevin Magnussen and Jenson Button drove carefully but forcefully to record qualifying lap-times that earned them grid slots for tomorrow’s Belgian Grand Prix of P7 and P10 respectively. Kevin Magnussen, MP4-29-04, 7th: “The conditions were extremely tricky today. In fact I almost failed to make it through to Q2 because I acquired bad flat-spots on both my front tyres at Turn One of my first lap, so I had massive understeer and couldn’t really push. But, despite that, I just about managed to make it through, so that was okay. “I then made it through Q2, and Q3 worked out pretty well...
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