Absolute rubbish, please explain how button was quicker than rubens in race pace then. Also explain why heikki was slower in the race than lewis.
Being 2 tenths quicker in quali does not mean you are going to be quicker in the race by the same margin
I'll wait for your response, you are going to struggle BTW
Rubens actually got consistently faster than Button in the later stages of 2009. Once he got on top of his braking issues, he was a good match for Button, as well in qualifying as in the race. Button did a very solid job in the first half of the season, when he had a car advantage. As soon as the car became equal to the other cars, like RB en Macca, he couldn't do much more.
Heikki.... well, he was a good match for Lewis in qualifying every now and then, but yes, he didn't have the racepace. Not all good qualifiers have racepace. That's definitely true. But Vettel, Hamilton and also Alonso have a pretty good qualifying pace ánd a racepace that matches it. Button has a decent racepace compared to his Q pace. So perhaps the deficit wouldn't be 0,4, but would be 0,2 on average. Remember, 60 Q laps every race, against a guy with a solid q and racepace. Button who is intrinsically slower than Hamilton, would have been destroyed.