Engine glitch sends Button to back

Sun, 26 August 2007, 11:50

Honda’s Jenson Button will start the Turkish grand prix from the back of the grid after suffering an engine problem during qualifying.

The Englishman qualified fifteenth on Saturday, just behind his teammate Rubens Barrichello, but struck engine trouble as he came into the pits at the end of Q2.

Honda confirmed in a statement that the 27-year-old’s ailing V8 will have to be changed ahead of Sunday’s race; a scenario that costs runners ten grid places.

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