The McLaren team had a great race today at the Monaco Grand Prix as both Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen scored points for the Woking based outfit for the time since the Malaysian Grand Prix as Jenson Button who started the race from 12th place on the grid and went on to finish the race in 6th place just behind Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg. Button said:
'This was a typical Monaco Grand Prix – it was messy out there; people were making mistakes; there were cars all over the place; you had to stay focused; keep up with the pack, and look after the tyres, using them when necessary.Kevin Magnussen was involved in an incident with Kimi Raikkonen, the Finn was handed a reprimand following the race. However despite the issue Magnussen finished the race in 10th place after starting the race from 8th place on the grid. The Dane is now in 9th place in the driver's championship, ten point's behind team mate Jenson Button.
Speaking after the race, the Dane said:
'Despite a lot of things going against us today – the long hold due to traffic at my pitstop, the unsafe release in front of me in the pitlane, and the engine issue – I can draw a lot from the fact that our car felt really good. That’s a real positive: it might be hard to see from the outside, but things are moving forward within the team.