The McLaren driver has expressed his opinion that defeating the Mercedes steam in the new season will not be an easy task.
He believes that Mercedes will maintain their position as the formula 1 favorite in 2017 and it will take an extraordinary amount of effort for rival to beats them.
Button believes that the new formulations being introduced into the formula 1 might even go a long way to play to the team’s strength and consolidate their superiority even more. He believes that the extra drag created by the high down force F1 regulations newly introduced for the 2017 season will probably favor the Mercedes teams.
He made the statement at the race of champions being held in Miami where he was set to compete against other Formula 1 stars both past and present from, David Coulthard, Pascal Wehrlein, Felipe Massa, and Vettel Sebastian.
“For anyone to catch Mercedes is a big ask, it really is, they’ve been so strong the last three years. Nobody knows with completely different regulations” he said. (more…)Read More