Tag Archive: Jenson Button

Jun 29

Button calls for FIA to ‘move on’ from Vettel/Hamilton clash

Debate has been wild on Twitter

2016-06-09_0074Recent Formula 1 driver Jenson Button believes the FIA should “move on” and stop dwelling on the clash between Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton in last weekend’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 22

Magnussen: I prefer to battle proven team-mate like Grosjean

“You only have your team-mate to compare and to show yourself and improve yourself.”

2017-06-08_0707Kevin Magnussen says he prefers having a proven and experienced team-mate like Romain Grosjean to compete against after settling in at Haas this year.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 02

Jenson Button to make surprise Super GT outing

The British driver will get his first taste of Super GT driving at a two-day tyre test next week on the 6-7 June. 

Jenson Button to make surprise Super GT outingJenson Button’s 2017 sabbatical from Formula One takes a fresh twist after announcing he’ll make his Super GT debut in August for Team Mugen at the Suzuka 1000km race. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 27

Button handed 15-place grid penalty in Monaco

The penalty means that both McLaren drivers will fall back from their qualifying position

Button handed 15-place grid penalty in MonacoJenson Button is set to start his one-off return to Formula 1 from the back of the field after being handed a 15-place grid penalty following changes to his power unit after practice on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 25

Jenson Button’s F1 return: The reaction

FP1 represents Button’s first chance to drive the McLaren MCL32

Jenson Button’s F1 return: The reactionJenson Button returns to the F1 cockpit this weekend with a surprise one-off appearance at the Monaco Grand Prix at McLaren, deputising for the Indy 500 committed Fernando Alonso. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

“Who cares?” – Webber calls Button’s Monaco return a ‘non story’

“But for sure Fernando was not worried about this. Sort that out, I’m going here!”

"Who cares?" - Webber calls Button's Monaco return a 'non story'Mark Webber believes that Jenson Button’s one-off return to Formula 1 with McLaren for the Monaco Grand Prix is a “non story”, saying he doubts the 2009 world champion is interested in coming back. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

F1 Russian GP: F1 teams show support for Billy Monger in Sochi

Monger lost both of his lower legs after a high-speed accident during the F4 race 12 days ago

F1 teams show support for Billy Monger in SochiThe Formula 1 paddock has come together and shown its support for 17-year-old Billy Monger following his life-changing accident at Donington Park earlier this month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 25

Michael Collier joins McLaren Applied Technologies to establish McLaren Human Performance Centre of Excellence

The Centre will be the first of its kind for the global sports and technology brand

2017-04-25 - Michael Collier joins McLaren Applied Technologies to establish McLaren Human Performance Centre of ExcellenceMichael Collier has been appointed by McLaren Applied Technologies, the innovative technology company, to establish the McLaren Human Performance Centre of Excellence.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 15

How McLaren is saving itself off track if it can’t win on it

It means that if McLaren-Honda can’t win on track, it has to do something rather extraordinary off it

20170324-039They say all news is good news, but it’s been hard to find the silver lining in McLaren’s increasingly stormy relationship with Honda and Fernando Alonso in recent weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 14

Jenson Button to race at Monaco for McLaren-Honda

Fernando will return to Formula 1 duties from the Canadian Grand Prix onwards

2016-06-10_0070McLaren-Honda is delighted to announce that its race drivers for the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix will be Stoffel Vandoorne and Jenson Button.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 30

Jenson Button to drive iconic McLaren M23 at Monterey Motorsports Reunion

“It’s always special to drive a Formula 1 car with such an illustrious past”

Jenson Button to drive iconic McLaren M23 at Monterey Motorsports ReunionMcLaren ambassador Jenson Button will delight fans when he gets behind the wheel of Emerson Fittipaldi’s iconic 1974 world championship-winning McLaren M23 at the Monterey Motorsports Reunion in August.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

Sebastian Vettel wins ROC Nations Cup for Team Germany in Miami

Team Germany’s Sebastian Vettel stormed to victory in the ROC Nations Cup at Miami’s Marlins Park

Sebastian Vettel wins ROC Nations  Cup for Team Germany in Miami Team Germany are celebrating a record seventh win in the ROC Nations Cup after Sebastian Vettel took a stunning victory all by himself at Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 21

Juan Pablo Montoya crowned Champion of Champions in Miami

Colombian motor sport great Juan Pablo Montoya has won the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time at Miami’s Marlins Park

Juan Pablo Montoya crowned Champion of Champions in Miami Colombia’s 2015 Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya put in a stunning performance to eclipse 16 fellow stars of motor sport and earn the title ‘Champion of Champions’ for the first time on a thrilling afternoon of action at Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 20

Motor sport legends from all over the world prepare for this weekend’s ROC Miami

Miami’s Marlins Park was swarming with legends of motor sport today ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami

Motor sport legends from all over the world  prepare for this weekend’s ROC Miami Many of the world’s greatest drivers have arrived in Miami ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions – and today they put in their first practice laps of the unique ROC circuit winding its way around the inside of Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 20

ROC Miami to raise money for local Children’s Cancer Centre with spectacular charity auction

The auction includes unique items like the ROC Art Car

ROC Miami to raise money for local Children’s Cancer Centre with spectacular charity auction Together with this weekend’s ROC Miami drivers and Racing For Cancer, the Race Of Champions is running a special charity auction in aid of the new Pediatric Cancer Care Unit at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

Kyle Busch and Travis Pastrana enjoy first runs on brand new track ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami

The new track was finished overnight

Kyle Busch and Travis Pastrana enjoy first runs on brand new track ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami The Race Of Champions will celebrate its first appearance on American soil with a brand new track concept this weekend: a figure-of-eight circuit with two loops winding their way around the inside of Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

Countdown to ROC Miami: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC Miami will be the 28th Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988

Countdown to ROC Miami Race Of Champions in numbers Miami’s Marlins Park is the 13th venue to host the Race Of Champions, following a range of prestigious venues all over the world – including London’s Olympic Stadium and Wembley Stadium, Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium, Bangkok’s National Stadium, Bushy Park Barbados and the Stade de France in Paris. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 18

CBS Sports Network joins broadcasters screening ROC Miami LIVE on TV all around the world

Viewers in the USA can watch Sunday’s ROC Nations Cup live on CBS Sports Network from 12pm to 2pm Eastern Time

CBS Sports Network joins broadcasters screening ROC Miami LIVE on TV all around the world CBS Sports Network is among a stunning range of broadcasters from all over the world who will be screening this weekend’s ROC Miami live. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

The draw for the group stages took place today at Marlins Park

For this weekend’s Race Of Champions gets motor sport’s greats ready to ROC Miami

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Provider for the Race Of Champions The draw for this weekend’s Race Of Champions inside Miami’s Marlins Park has thrown up some intriguing head-to-head encounters between some of the world’s greatest drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 12

Win the chance to race Indy 500 winners at ROC Factor Miami presented by AutoNation!

The event is part of the build-up to the Race Of Champions itself

Win the chance to race Indy 500 winners at ROC Factor Miami presented by AutoNation! Two drivers will win the chance to compare their skills with three Indianapolis 500 winners at a special ROC Factor Miami presented by AutoNation event – taking place outside Miami’s Marlins Park on Monday January 16 – and it could be you! Read the rest of this entry »

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