Both McLaren-Mercedes drivers made it through to the final part of qualifying at a wet Spa-Francorchamps, with Kevin Magnussen getting the best of Jenson Button. The Danish driver will start the race from seventh, with the Briton tenth.
Magnussen admits to loving driving around Spa, and was happy to qualify up in seventh place on the grid for Sunday’s race. He felt he was lucky even to make it through the first part of qualifying after locking up and flat-spotting his tyres, but was pleased to make it through.
“The conditions were extremely tricky today,” admitted Magnussen. “In fact I almost failed to make it through to Q2 because I acquired bad flat-spots on both my front tyres...
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