GPI 2016 Japanese Grand Prix - Page 154

FEATURE The combination has made steady progress this year, however, and went into the weekend eager to put on a strong showing in front of their home crowd, at a venue owned by Honda. Unlike last year, though, it seemed to be McLaren’s chassis rather than the Honda power unit that stymied the team’s hopes of qualifying in the top-10. “We’re in a much better position than we were last year,” said Button,