How McLaren could have kept Vettel in sight

How McLaren could have kept Vettel in sight

McLaren's policy to allow its drivers to race each other is fantastic for Formula 1 but, as Jonathan Noble explains, not having a clear number one has hurt its chances of catching Sebastian Vettel

As Jenson Button left the McLaren motorhome last Saturday evening after a short celebratory get-together to mark his 200th grand prix start, someone pointed his glance up to the skies.

There, arching high above the Hungaroring and stretching far away in to the Budapest countryside, was a vivid rainbow: which said everything about the mixed weather conditions that had greeted Formula 1 over the weekend.

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