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Jenson Button: “We’re not quite quick enough”

Jenson Button finished just outside the points in eleventh during the European Grand Prix on Sunday, but felt the McLaren-Honda team are still lacking in some areas to make them truly competitive. The British driver bemoaned the straight-line speed deficit the team have compared to many of their rivals, which made them relatively easy targets down the 1.4-mile straight at the Baku Street Circuit. Despite failing to score points, Button was happy with his own performance to climb from his disappointing nineteenth place on the grid to finish under twenty seconds down on a points finish in Azerbaijan despite the MP4-31’s short-fallings. “Obviously, I didn’t make it easy for myself...
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