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Button cost F1 wins by BAR-Honda "stage fright"

Ewan Gale Sunday 11 April 2021 13:17 Mercedes trackside engineering director Andrew Shovlin believes "stage fright" cost Jenson Button and BAR-Honda multiple Formula 1 victories. British American Racing set up stall in Brackley in the late 1990s before becoming Mercedes via Honda and Brawn GP, but before selling to Honda at the end of 2005 the team had failed to achieve its objective of winning a race. Article continues under video Shovlin, who was Button's race engineer between 2004-2009, believes the team should have won races with its 2004 car after recording four second place finishes. When asked if the BAR 006 deserved to win a race, Shovlin told the Beyond the Grid podcast:...
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