Jenson To Be With Alonso Team

As the Australian race in the upcoming weekend of 26th March is on everyone’s minds, most people look back to the 2012 Australian Grand Prix that had proved lucky for Jenson Button.

That year he had obtained the title and it is sure that he will try and replicate the win again this season. Indeed, the 2012 season had been one of the highest anticipated events in the world of motor races.

With the Grand Prix set to resume this year, most people would have had similar expectations from Jenson, if he continued to have an active role in the McLaren team. However, he does continue to contribute to the team’s performance and brand values. He would also have an active role this year as he would stand by as a third driver for the team. (more…)

Read More

Best Performance Of Button

Jenson Button, the driver of McLaren was all set to race in the German GP post recovery from a minor eye problem.

There was an irritation in the eyes and he was taken for a checkup. Within an hour Button was on his way back to Hockenheim from the hospital. He said there was a foreign body found in his eyes that was cleared and he was all set to drive. Button was in the 8th position in the German Grand Pix that was held on 31st July. This was good news as Button put in his efforts to start from 12th on the grid and moved up ahead in the closing laps.

He was 2 places ahead of Fernando Alonso. However, he missed achieving the 1st position due to his eye problem. Button needed 6 laps of data and he managed to achieve it which was perfect. He said that he made a good start and reached almost to the top by making up to the majority of the places. Button was the world champion of Formula One in 2009. This world champion has a driving style that is a class apart. He certainly knows how to show his best performances even in tricky situations.

Read More

Jenson Button To Drive His Dream Vehicle Yet Again

Jenson Button and his fans know about the Brawn GP chassis which has been award winning in F1 championship races.

This legendary auto part will get back on the field when the Goodwood Festival of Speed is held in June. Called Chassis 002, it is one of the three BGP 001s that were built during the year 2009. It originally belonged to Ross Brawn, the team chief. He then joined the Honda team as the Japanese manufacturer moved out of F1. The chassis was then sold to Mercedes in the next year.

Jenson used the chassis all through the season in 2009 when he won maximum accolades and titles. Jenson would be riding it again in the forthcoming season and he is excited about it. As per Jenson, the car has been taken down and rebuilt. It has not appeared in public since the last time he rode it. He is happy that Goodwood would be the event when he would show off the car. Jenson admits that F1 races get you attached to your vehicle. This particular chassis has been much discussed and it has a legendary history associated with it. (more…)

Read More

Jenson Button believes McLaren Honda will come good

Former Formula One Drivers’ World Championship holder Jenson Button has insisted that he made no mistake in re-signing with McLaren Honda for the 2015 season despite the team going through such a crisis.

Button finished at last position, two laps down at the season opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne’s Albert Park last weekend, while rookie driver Kevin Magnussen, standing in for the injured Fernando Alonso failed to finish the race. While their poor qualifying session was not the worst in their history, it was the worst they had performed in the last 49 years and it just goes to show the huge gulf in class between the leading pack and the Woking based outfit.

The 2009 Drivers’ world champion signed a new two year deal with the team in December after being made to wait for months over a decision from the team about retaining him. However, the Englishman is confident that McLaren Honda will bounce back and it is only a matter of time before Honda, their new engine manufacturers get things right again.

Jenson Button has, however, warned that the team will need time to get back to the top. He said that when he signed the new deal, he was thinking of the long term goals and everywhere in the team, they are thinking long term. (more…)

Read More