GPl Archives 27 February 2013 Issue #59 - Page 22

photo sutton images The Briton, who won the opening race in Australia last year as well as the season finale in Brazil, said the new Pirelli tyres were another problem with high degradation after just a handful of laps. “You have to throw a lot of new tyres at it and we don’t have that many. So it’s difficult to do set-up work and comparisons,” Button said. “I think we have a good base. If we can extract the best out of the car I think it is a good car. It’s just that at the moment I don’t think we’re doing that.” Button was only seventh fastest on Thursday, completing 71 laps, a day after team mate Sergio Perez had topped the tim that ended up fastest of a four days. Perez, who managed to m than most with Sauber disconcerted by how qui the new Pirelli rubber wor “It’s extreme... and it’s “Normally we see in w degradation but never thi “I definitely hope it cha this situation in Melbour