Jenson Button


Jenson Button
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NationalityBritish
Current TeamBrawn GP
First Race2000 Australian Grand Prix
Wins7
Championships1 (2009)

Jenson Alexander Lyons Button is a British driver, currently driving for Brawn GP. Button made his debut in 2000 for Williams, finishing eighth that year. He then went on to driver for Benetton and Renault before earning his first pole position in his second season with British American Racing, also finishing third that season.

In 2006 BAR were fully purchased by Honda, at the Hungarian grand prix Jenson earned his first ever win, but only managed a sixth place finish in that season. Over the next two years Button and Honda had a dreadful time and for the 2009 season were bought by Ross Brawn, the team changing it's name to Brawn GP.

For the first time you might say in his career Button had a fast car and flew to victory in his first two races of the 2009 Season. He went on to win six of the first seven races of the season. From Silverstone onwards however things became more difficult, picking up points consistently but not many. At the Brazilian Grand Prix he finished fifth enough to secure the title from Rubens Barrichello and Sebastian Vettel. Brawn GP also secured the 2009 constructers championship at the race.

Last edited by The Rock 13 on 18 October 2009 at 11:46
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