Jenson Button believes that it is “just a matter of time” until McLaren returns to winning ways.
Although the outfit started the season strongly with a double podium result at the Australian Grand Prix, Button and rookie team-mate Kevin Magnussen struggled to make an impact on the frontrunners in the following races.
But a recent surge in form, which has seen Button claim two fourth place finishes in three events, has boosted the former World Champion’s confidence, enough for him to suggest that victories are not too far away.
“It’s been a very tough year. We’re not at the front, where we’re used to being, but we’re getting stronger,” Button explained in an interview with radio station talkSPORT. “The British Grand Prix showed that as we qualified third in tricky conditions and almost got a podium