Originally Posted by kirkx5m
i thought i heard button say that being on pole wasnt important, i think being ahead is definitely still a must so u can avoid all the bullshit going on behind you. vettel is a constant pole sitter and 8 GPs this year PROVES that
He's trying to make himself feel better...
In theory, he is correct, but as risk management, sitting in pole and have a clean getaway is still better.