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McLaren's Button blasts 'dangerous' teammate Perez

Published on Apr 22, 2013 6:22 AM
 
McLaren Mercedes' Mexican driver Sergio Perez (left) and McLaren Mercedes' British driver Jenson Button drive at the Bahrain International Circuit in Manama on April 21, 2013 during the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix. -- PHOTO: AFP

MANAMA (AFP) - Jenson Button said he felt his McLaren team-mate Sergio Perez was the most dangerous driver on the track in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.

After finishing 10th following an incident-packed race during which Perez drove aggressively and hit several of his rivals' cars, Button admitted he was disappointed with his Mexican team-mate.

Perez replaced Lewis Hamilton in the McLaren team this year after the Briton moved to Mercedes.

Button said: "I was very vocal on the radio, emotions were running high, but I would say exactly the same again.

 
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