How to keep Button and Alonso happy

How to keep Button and Alonso happy

McLaren has been wasting the talents of Alonso and Button, and needs a culture of honesty to keep them, Eric Boullier tells BEN ANDERSON

"With races this year, especially at altitude, we've really struggled. Basically cars are disappearing into the distance. If you're not winning, but you're actually fighting, at least you're fighting and that's what you enjoy. But the whole time trying to hold on to the back of the field - it's not really much fun..."

That's how Jenson Button summed up his 2015 season driving for McLaren-Honda. How enormously frustrating it must have been for Button and team-mate Fernando Alonso to race at the tail end of Formula 1's midfield, especially when between them they have won 47 grands prix, stood on the podium 147 times and been crowned world champion three times...

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