McLaren's challenge to Vettel: "More than ready '
The Tracker is the end of the Team McLaren Formula 1 - summer holiday, a clear challenge to world champion Sebastian Vettel and his Red Bull racing team focused.
"Despite three wins in the last five Grand Prix, we are determined to be stronger than before," team boss Martin Whitmarsh announced prior to re-start the season in just over a week with the Grand Prix of Belgium.
"We are more than ready for this fight and enjoy every race," Whitmarsh said on Friday. One had the two races of Europe (Belgium and Italy) before the overseas races tackle aggressively and with confidence, demanded the boss of the two world championship runner Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button. "I think we'll go from a good position in the race weekend - we have two Grand Prix last won and the car feels strong, "said Hamilton in the preview of the British team, in contrast to Ferrari still both drivers in the race for the championship title has.
Hamilton is before 12 World Cup run of 19 races of the season third, Button fifth. Between the two McLaren- Ferrari-ranked world champions Fernando Alonso Star (89 points behind Vettel/234). Is second with Mark Webber second Red Bull- Pilot (85 points behind Vettel).
Despite its successes in China and Germany (Hamilton), Canada and Hungary (Button) but it also points the distance between the two British McLaren- on leader Vettel pilots significantly. Hamilton, who a year ago at the legendary Ardennes circuit of Spa- Francorchamps is won back 88 meters, the button has even 100 points less than the defending champion from Germany. "Once again, our aim will be to put pressure on those in front in the championship, especially Red Bull," said Button.