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  1. Thursday 14 January 2016

  2. Button asks fans to choose 2016 helmet 08:45

    Button asks fans to choose 2016 helmet

    McLaren-Honda driver Jenson Button has taken to social media to ask fans to choose his helmet design for the upcoming 2016 campaign. Under regulations…

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  3. Thursday 17 December 2015

  4. 2015 review: McLaren-Honda's plight 08:42

    2015 review: McLaren-Honda's plight

    For its penultimate post-season review, GPUpdate.net looks at the troubled reunion between McLaren and Honda, which left World Champion drivers Jenson Button…

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  5. Sunday 13 December 2015

  6. Button: 'Every area' needs to be improved 15:22

    Button: 'Every area' needs to be improved

    Jenson Button says "every area" of McLaren's package needs to be improved over the winter, refusing to pin the blame for its woes entirely on returning engine…

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  7. Thursday 10 December 2015

  8. Button considered future amid 2015 trials 13:42

    Button considered future amid 2015 trials

    Jenson Button says he seriously considered his future in Formula 1 during McLaren-Honda's troubled 2015 campaign, as it slumped down the pecking…

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  9. Wednesday 9 December 2015

  10. McLaren renews Santander partnership 15:21

    McLaren renews Santander partnership

    McLaren-Honda has announced a five-year extension to its long-standing partnership with leading bank Santander UK, signing a new agreement until the end of…

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  11. Wednesday 2 December 2015

  12. 05:23

    Video of the Day: Button's '240cm challenge'

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  13. Sunday 29 November 2015

  14. Alonso left frustrated by 'strange' penalty 16:52

    Alonso left frustrated by 'strange' penalty

    Fernando Alonso has hit out at the stewards for handing him a "strange" drive-through penalty during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Alonso slid into Pastor…

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  15. Monday 23 November 2015

  16. Alonso: Abu Dhabi important for 2016 11:50

    Alonso: Abu Dhabi important for 2016

    Fernando Alonso says every session at this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be important for McLaren-Honda, as it bids to make significant progress over the…

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  17. Sunday 15 November 2015

  18. Alonso relieved to reach the finish 19:08

    Alonso relieved to reach the finish

    Fernando Alonso says he was relieved to reach the finish of the Brazilian Grand Prix after a succession of technical issues. Alonso, who completed just one…

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  19. Saturday 14 November 2015

  20. Alonso admits to 'a lot of frustration' 18:48

    Alonso admits to 'a lot of frustration'

    Fernando Alonso has admitted to "a lot of frustration" after a technical issue ended his Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying session. Alonso, who had reverted to…

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  21. Thursday 12 November 2015

  22. Button: McLaren can fight up front in 2016 13:59

    Button: McLaren can fight up front in 2016

    Jenson Button is confident that McLaren and Honda can make substantial strides throughout the winter break to ensure that the squad is fighting at the front of…

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  23. Thursday 5 November 2015

  24. Button confirms presence at RoC 14:12

    Button confirms presence at RoC

    McLaren driver Jenson Button has confirmed that he will participate in this month's Race of Champions event at London's former Olympic Stadium. 2009 F1…

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  25. Sunday 1 November 2015

  26. McLaren needs 'rain and chaos' – Alonso 09:40

    McLaren needs 'rain and chaos' – Alonso

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says that the outfit needs "rain and chaos" if it is to pick up a result at the Mexican Grand Prix amid another challenging…

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  27. Saturday 31 October 2015

  28. Button to miss Mexican GP qualifying 18:49

    Button to miss Mexican GP qualifying

    McLaren-Honda driver Jenson Button will miss qualifying for the Mexican Grand Prix, with mechanics unable to rectify the engine issue he suffered during final…

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  29. Friday 30 October 2015

  30. Button braced for 50-place grid penalty 10:49

    Button braced for 50-place grid penalty

    McLaren driver Jenson Button is set for a 50-place grid penalty at this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix, as he faces a double Honda engine change, with team-mate…

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  31. Tuesday 27 October 2015

  32. Alonso excited by Mexican GP 'unknown' 12:57

    Alonso excited by Mexican GP 'unknown'

    Fernando Alonso says he is excited by the "unknown" nature of this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix, which is back on the Formula 1 calendar after more than two…

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  33. Monday 26 October 2015

  34. Button: 'Perfect' strategy earned sixth 15:28

    Button: 'Perfect' strategy earned sixth

    Jenson Button says he and McLaren-Honda earned sixth position and eight points in Sunday afternoon's United States Grand Prix with a "perfect…

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  35. Friday 23 October 2015

  36. Button sets sights on 2017 title challenge 12:02

    Button sets sights on 2017 title challenge

    Former World Champion Jenson Button is hopeful that the renewed McLaren-Honda partnership will have improved sufficiently to fight for Formula 1 titles by the…

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  37. Sunday 18 October 2015

  38. 05:42

    Video of the Day: Behind-the-scenes at MTC

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  39. Wednesday 14 October 2015

  40. 13:08

    Video: How fit does a driver need to be?

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  41. Monday 12 October 2015

  42. Button: McLaren 'did everything right' 09:12

    Button: McLaren 'did everything right'

    Jenson Button says he and McLaren-Honda "did everything right" to secure a ninth-place finish in the Russian Grand Prix, marking the partnership's first points…

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  43. Saturday 10 October 2015

  44. McLaren-Honda set for 'experimental' race 15:15

    McLaren-Honda set for 'experimental' race

    McLaren-Honda drivers Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button are braced for "experimental" races at the Russian Grand Prix. Alonso dropped out in the Q1 phase at…

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  45. Thursday 8 October 2015

  46. Honda uses final engine tokens for Russia 11:20

    Honda uses final engine tokens for Russia

    Honda has chosen to spend its remaining engine development tokens ahead of this weekend's Russian Grand Prix, producing an upgrade package that only Fernando…

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  47. 05:12

    Video of the Day: McLaren's 'Turbo Heroes'

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  48. Monday 5 October 2015

  49. Boullier: Button renewal 'incredibly motivating' 12:31

    Boullier: Button renewal 'incredibly motivating'

    Eric Boullier says the recent confirmation that Jenson Button will remain with McLaren-Honda for the 2016 season is "incredibly motivating" for the…

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  50. Thursday 1 October 2015

  51. Button was 'in two minds' over future 10:10

    Button was 'in two minds' over future

    Jenson Button has admitted that he was at one stage "in two minds" over whether he should continue in Formula 1 with McLaren-Honda or retire from the…

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  52. McLaren confirms Button for 2016 season 09:32

    McLaren confirms Button for 2016 season

    McLaren-Honda has confirmed that Jenson Button will remain with the team through 2016, for what will be a seventh successive campaign, ending speculation over…

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  53. Sunday 27 September 2015

  54. Dennis clarifies Button's two-year contract 08:43

    Dennis clarifies Button's two-year contract

    Ron Dennis has spoken out to clarify the terms of Jenson Button's contract with McLaren, explaining that the team's option on him for 2016 is to cancel, not…

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  55. Saturday 26 September 2015

  56. Button frustrated as McLaren 'messes up' 08:59

    Button frustrated as McLaren 'messes up'

    Jenson Button was left frustrated after a radio miscommunication contributed to his early exit from Japanese Grand Prix qualifying. Button dropped out in Q1…

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  57. Friday 25 September 2015

  58. McLaren trying to convince Button to stay 09:26

    McLaren trying to convince Button to stay

    McLaren has said that it is working hard to convince Jenson Button to remain at the team for the 2016 campaign, amid the uncertainty surrounding his…

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  59. Thursday 24 September 2015

  60. Button remains coy over 2016 plans 07:50

    Button remains coy over 2016 plans

    Jenson Button repeatedly refused to disclose any further information over his future plans ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix, but made clear that he "will be…

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  61. Sunday 20 September 2015

  62. Button hits out at 'strange' Maldonado 17:22

    Button hits out at 'strange' Maldonado

    Jenson Button has criticised Pastor Maldonado for his "strange" driving in the build up to their collision at the Singapore Grand Prix. McLaren-Honda driver…

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  63. Button: Vettel pole 'exactly what F1 needs' 10:39

    Button: Vettel pole 'exactly what F1 needs'

    Jenson Button believes that Sebastian Vettel's pole position for this evening's Singapore Grand Prix is "exactly what Formula 1 needs", amid an extended period…

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  64. Saturday 19 September 2015

  65. Button hoped for better qualifying spot 18:45

    Button hoped for better qualifying spot

    Jenson Button says that McLaren hoped for a better result during qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix, as both he and team-mate Fernando Alonso were…

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  66. Friday 18 September 2015

  67. Button sure McLaren 'in the fight' 20:00

    Button sure McLaren 'in the fight'

    Jenson Button says that the top three teams are too far ahead of McLaren but is encouraged that the squad is "in the fight" in Singapore, following a…

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  68. Thursday 17 September 2015

  69. Button to settle future by end of month 14:05

    Button to settle future by end of month

    McLaren-Honda's Jenson Button says he expects to reach a decision regarding his future by the end of the month, with both parties keen to avoid a repeat of the…

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  70. Monday 14 September 2015

  71. McLaren pair expect stronger weekend 13:21

    McLaren pair expect stronger weekend

    McLaren-Honda drivers Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso say they are expecting a stronger performance from the squad at this weekend's Singapore Grand…

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  72. Sunday 6 September 2015

  73. Button misses out on Alonso battle 16:44

    Button misses out on Alonso battle

    Jenson Button says he was disappointed to miss out on a battle with team-mate Fernando Alonso at the end of the Italian Grand Prix. Alonso, on the faster…

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  74. Friday 4 September 2015

  75. Boullier: McLaren 'intends' to keep Button 16:19

    Boullier: McLaren 'intends' to keep Button

    Eric Boullier says that McLaren "intends" to retain Jenson Button alongside Fernando Alonso next season, but also place Stoffel Vandoorne and Kevin Magnussen…

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  76. Thursday 3 September 2015

  77. Further engine penalties for McLaren pair 13:29

    Further engine penalties for McLaren pair

    McLaren-Honda drivers Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button are set endure further grid penalties at the Italian Grand Prix, after taking on new engine…

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  78. Tuesday 1 September 2015

  79. Button hopeful deployment issues fixed 12:43

    Button hopeful deployment issues fixed

    Jenson Button says McLaren-Honda has been working hard to ensure that the deployment problems he endured at the Belgian Grand Prix do not occur…

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  80. Sunday 23 August 2015

  81. Alonso disappointed by 'painful' weekend 16:49

    Alonso disappointed by 'painful' weekend

    Fernando Alonso says that McLaren's performance at the Belgian Grand Prix was "painful" as he could manage only 13th position in the Honda-powered…

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  82. Saturday 22 August 2015

  83. Button says he equalled 2012 pole lap 16:11

    Button says he equalled 2012 pole lap

    Jenson Button believes that he matched his pole position lap from 2012 during Saturday's qualifying session for the Belgian Grand Prix. Button and team-mate…

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  84. McLaren gets 105-place drop for engine changes 12:26

    McLaren gets 105-place drop for engine changes

    McLaren-Honda has made further changes to engine elements in Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso's cars for the rest of the Belgian Grand Prix weekend, which will…

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  85. Friday 21 August 2015

  86. Hefty initial grid drops for McLaren pair 14:42

    Hefty initial grid drops for McLaren pair

    McLaren pair Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso are set to start from the back of the grid at the Belgian Grand Prix after Honda elected to fit several new parts…

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  87. Tuesday 18 August 2015

  88. Alonso expects progress to be hidden 10:51

    Alonso expects progress to be hidden

    Fernando Alonso says he expects McLaren-Honda's progress to be hidden at the upcoming Belgian and Italian Grands Prix, given the characteristics of both…

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  89. Thursday 13 August 2015

  90. Mid-season review: McLaren-Honda's tough start 09:16

    Mid-season review: McLaren-Honda's tough start

    In the latest part of GPUpdate.net's team-by-team mid-season review series, we take a look at the renewed McLaren-Honda partnership and World Champion duo…

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  91. Friday 7 August 2015

  92. Button victim of burglary on holiday 09:24

    Button victim of burglary on holiday

    Jenson Button and his wife Jessica Michibata were the victims of a burglary while on holiday in Southern France earlier this week, during which it is suspected…

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  93. Saturday 1 August 2015

  94. 05:06

    Video of the Day: Button's golden boots

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  95. Sunday 26 July 2015

  96. Alonso: Fifth place 'a nice little present' 18:31

    Alonso: Fifth place 'a nice little present'

    Fernando Alonso has described his top five finish at the Hungarian Grand Prix as "a nice little present" for the McLaren-Honda partnership. Alonso and…

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  97. Saturday 25 July 2015

  98. Alonso questions 'strange' Formula 1 rules 15:39

    Alonso questions 'strange' Formula 1 rules

    Fernando Alonso has questioned the "strange" rule that prevented him from re-joining the track after stopping during Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying. Alonso…

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  99. Friday 24 July 2015

  100. McLaren pair upbeat over progress 18:25

    McLaren pair upbeat over progress

    McLaren drivers Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button expressed positivity over the pace and feel of the MP4-30 during free practice for this weekend's Hungarian…

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  101. Thursday 23 July 2015

  102. Button targets points return in Hungary 16:57

    Button targets points return in Hungary

    McLaren-Honda driver Jenson Button is hopeful that this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix will provide an opportunity to return to the points-paying…

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  103. Saturday 18 July 2015

  104. 05:08

    Video of the Day: Button vs Ramsay

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  105. Tuesday 14 July 2015

  106. Button: 2016 McLaren seat 'not a given' 12:04

    Button: 2016 McLaren seat 'not a given'

    Jenson Button has admitted that his future at McLaren remains uncertain, despite a recent suggestion from CEO Ron Dennis that he will still be racing for the…

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  107. Magnussen learning from Alonso, Button 08:11

    Magnussen learning from Alonso, Button

    Kevin Magnussen says he is learning "a huge amount" from World Champion pairing Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button during his time as McLaren's reserve…

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  108. Sunday 5 July 2015

  109. Alonso blasts first-lap driving standards 17:44

    Alonso blasts first-lap driving standards

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso hit out at driving standards after the first-lap incident which saw three cars retire from the race. Lotus driver Romain…

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  110. Friday 3 July 2015

  111. Alonso braced for Q1 elimination 20:48

    Alonso braced for Q1 elimination

    McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso fears that it will be difficult to progress from the first phase of qualifying for the British Grand Prix. Alonso and…

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  112. Wednesday 1 July 2015

  113. Button: Test mileage motivating for McLaren 14:39

    Button: Test mileage motivating for McLaren

    Jenson Button says that the mileage completed by McLaren during the post-race test in Austria has given the squad extra motivation ahead of its home race at…

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  114. Monday 29 June 2015

  115. 10:28

    Video: Button drives Senna's McLaren MP4/6

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