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Jenson Button Biography

Jenson Alexander Lyons Button is a British Formula One driver currently signed with McLaren-Mercedes. He is famous as the 2009 Formula One World Champion, driving for Brawn GP. Button began karting at the age of eight and progressed to car-racing in the British Formula Ford Championship and the British Formula Three Championship. He first drove in Formula One with Williams in the 2000 season. The following year he switched to Benetton, which in 2002 became Renault, and then for the 2003 season he moved to BAR. For Brawn GP, he went on to win a record-equaling six of the first seven races of the 2009 season, securing the World Drivers' Championship at the Brazilian Grand Prix, having a lead on points all season; his success also helped Brawn GP to secure the World Constructors' Championship. For 2010, he moved to McLaren, partnering with fellow British racer and former World Champion Lewis Hamilton. After finishing fifth for the team in 2010, Button finished the 2011 season as runner-up.

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REPORTS: Jenson Button could return to F1 full-time
REPORTS: Jenson Button could return to F1 full-time
Button will drive in place of Fernando Alonso at the Monaco Grand Prix next week with Alonso at the Indy 500.
Fernando Alonso: A man cheated by destiny
Fernando Alonso: A man cheated by destiny
He is one of the sport's greatest drivers but has been stuck at the back of the grid for the past three years.
2016 Singapore GP Preview and Live Timings
2016 Singapore GP Preview and Live Timings
The Singapore GP starts this weekend and the championship tussle is fiercer than ever, now that Rosberg has cut Hamilton's lead to 2 points.
2016 F1 Belgian GP Preview and Live Timings information
2016 F1 Belgian GP Preview and Live Timings information
The summer break has provided a chance for the drivers and teams to rest and recharge before resuming the fight for both the championships
2016 Formula One German GP Preview
2016 Formula One German GP Preview
The gloves are off between the two Mercedes drivers as they battle for supremacy and the 2016 world championship.
2016 F1 British GP Preview and Live Timings information
2016 F1 British GP Preview and Live Timings information
Just 9 points separate Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg as we move to Silverstone. Who will reign supreme in Great Britain? Stay Tuned
Hamilton wins Austria GP ahead of Verstappen, Raikkonen
Hamilton wins Austria GP ahead of Verstappen, Raikkonen
2016 F1 European GP Preview and Live Timings information
2016 F1 European GP Preview and Live Timings information
As Baku prepares for it's maiden venture as a Formula One host here is the lowdown in the run upto the race on Sunday.
2016 Canadian Formula One GP Preview and Live Timings
2016 Canadian Formula One GP Preview and Live Timings
A preview of the Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Canada
2016 Formula One Monaco GP preview and live timings information: Time to gamble
2016 Formula One Monaco GP preview and live timings information: Time to gamble
Nico Rosberg's winning streak may have been broken but he will be aiming for victory in the principality of Monaco.
Sebastian Vettel, Nico Rosberg and Jenson Button set the pace at F1 tests in Spain
Sebastian Vettel, Nico Rosberg and Jenson Button set the pace at F1 tests in Spain
Triple champion Vettel in his Ferrari car finished with the best time (1:23.220) after completing 103 laps.
2016 Spanish Formula One GP preview and live timings information: The Spanish Armada is here
2016 Spanish Formula One GP preview and live timings information: The Spanish Armada is here
Formula One now moves to Barcelona for the next round in the F1 Calendar and there has already been drama off track.
F1 Russian GP 2016: Preview and Live Streaming, Timing Information
F1 Russian GP 2016: Preview and Live Streaming, Timing Information
The 2015 Russian GP saw Lewis Hamilton close out the victory on his charge to the world championship. But this time it's Nico Rosberg' turn
Chinese GP: Jenson Button displeased with pit incident
Chinese GP: Jenson Button displeased with pit incident
The former World Champion was displeased as he felt a circuit car was parked too near to the pit lane exit during qualifying.
Bahrain GP: Jenson Button ecstatic with McLaren's performance
Bahrain GP: Jenson Button ecstatic with McLaren's performance
The Brit finished third in the second practice at the Sakhir Circuit on Friday.
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