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Button downplays first practice time

– McLaren racer Jenson Button has downplayed his pace during the opening free practice session on Friday in Spain and reckons the team needs to improve the balance of the MP4-29 before they can battle their rivals. Button was second quickest to former team-mate Lewis Hamilton during the first session and ended the day in seventh place, behind current team-mate Kevin Magnussen. "In this afternoon's warmer temperatures, it was harder for us to get the car working properly," he said. "When you're limited on downforce, the car seems to operate properly within a very narrow temperature range. "This morning, I think we looked quicker than we actually were. We're now...
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