Interview: Button on reaching 300 races

Interview: Button on reaching 300 races

Jenson Button will contest his 300th Formula 1 race at this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, cementing his position behind Rubens Barrichello and Michael Schumacher in the all-time list. GPUpdate.net sat down for a conversation with the 15-time winner and 2009 World Champion about his key moments so far. Read more…

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  1. Monday 26 September 2016

  2. In photos: Button's 17 seasons in F1 07:44

    In photos: Button's 17 seasons in F1

    Jenson Button will start his 300th Grand Prix in Malaysia this weekend before stepping down from racing duties at the end of the season. GPUpdate.net provides…

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  3. Interview: Button on reaching 300 races 07:36

    Interview: Button on reaching 300 races

    Jenson Button will contest his 300th Formula 1 race at this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, cementing his position behind Rubens Barrichello and Michael…

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  4. 05:42

    Video of the Day: Jenson Button's 300 club

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  5. Monday 19 September 2016

  6. Button had 'nowhere to go' in first-lap clash 11:26

    Button had 'nowhere to go' in first-lap clash

    Jenson Button was left to ponder what might have been in the Singapore Grand Prix, following a collision with Valtteri Bottas off the line which was triggered…

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  7. Saturday 17 September 2016

  8. Button takes blame for Q2 elimination 17:24

    Button takes blame for Q2 elimination

    McLaren's Jenson Button accepted responsibility for dropping out in Q2 after he clipped the wall during qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix. Button…

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  9. Friday 16 September 2016

  10. Alonso: Lack of grip restricting McLaren 20:16

    Alonso: Lack of grip restricting McLaren

    Fernando Alonso reckons an overall lack of grip is hindering McLaren's pace in Singapore and is expecting a tough challenge in order to make it through to…

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  11. Tuesday 13 September 2016

  12. Button hopes McLaren can challenge Ferrari 14:04

    Button hopes McLaren can challenge Ferrari

    Jenson Button hopes that McLaren-Honda's next upgrade package will put the outfit in a position to challenge the likes of Ferrari in the closing stages of the…

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  13. Saturday 10 September 2016

  14. Button tips Hamilton for 2016 championship 15:56

    Button tips Hamilton for 2016 championship

    Jenson Button believes former team-mate Lewis Hamilton will ultimately prevail against Nico Rosberg in the fight for this year's Formula 1…

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  15. Thursday 8 September 2016

  16. Button backs Liberty Media's F1 takeover 15:49

    Button backs Liberty Media's F1 takeover

    Jenson Button has backed Liberty Media's takeover of Formula 1, tipping the development to help the sport attract a younger audience and break further into the…

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  17. Tuesday 6 September 2016

  18. Williams 'would have loved' to sign Button 13:42

    Williams 'would have loved' to sign Button

    Claire Williams has admitted that she "would have loved" to sign Jenson Button to race for the team next season, prior to him committing to McLaren-Honda for…

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  19. Alonso, Hamilton set to run 'halo' in Singapore 07:32

    Alonso, Hamilton set to run 'halo' in Singapore

    Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton will become the latest drivers to run the 'halo' during practice for the Singapore Grand Prix, according to McLaren and…

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  20. Monday 5 September 2016

  21. Button's race damaged by 'terrible' first lap 08:34

    Button's race damaged by 'terrible' first lap

    McLaren-Honda's Jenson Button was left to ponder what might have been after a "terrible" first lap at the Italian Grand Prix, during which he dropped to the…

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  22. Sunday 4 September 2016

  23. Button had 'multiple offers' in Formula 1 11:27

    Button had 'multiple offers' in Formula 1

    Jenson Button has revealed that he had "multiple offers" from rival F1 teams for the 2017 season, but says his new McLaren-Honda deal gave him what he…

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  24. Saturday 3 September 2016

  25. Button: I'm 'very definitely not retiring' 16:13

    Button: I'm 'very definitely not retiring'

    Jenson Button insists he is "very definitely not retiring", after it was announced that he will step aside for Stoffel Vandoorne at McLaren next year. Button…

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  26. Button to step aside for Vandoorne in 2017 15:55

    Button to step aside for Vandoorne in 2017

    Jenson Button is to step away from the Formula 1 grid for the 2017 season, during which he will carry out a new development role at McLaren, with Stoffel…

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  27. Alonso: Reaching Q3 would be 'nice surprise' 08:44

    Alonso: Reaching Q3 would be 'nice surprise'

    Fernando Alonso says reaching Q3 would be a "nice surprise" for McLaren after the Spaniard finished comfortably inside the top 10 during practice at…

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  28. Friday 2 September 2016

  29. Button, Pérez and Verstappen test 'halo' 10:07

    Button, Pérez and Verstappen test 'halo'

    McLaren's Jenson Button, Force India's Sergio Pérez and Red Bull's Max Verstappen trialled the 'halo' during Friday morning's first practice session for the…

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  30. Wednesday 31 August 2016

  31. 05:32

    Video of the Day: Button's Italian GP preview

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  32. Monday 29 August 2016

  33. Wehrlein 'couldn't avoid' Button collision 16:34

    Wehrlein 'couldn't avoid' Button collision

    Pascal Wehrlein says he "couldn't avoid" a collision which forced both himself and McLaren's Jenson Button out of the Belgian Grand Prix on the opening…

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  34. Saturday 27 August 2016

  35. Button: Q2 lap as good as 2012 pole run 15:50

    Button: Q2 lap as good as 2012 pole run

    Jenson Button reckons the lap he posted to reach the final phase of qualifying in Belgium was as good as his run to pole position in 2012. Button squeezed…

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  36. 05:42

    Video of the Day: Past, present and future race

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  37. Tuesday 2 August 2016

  38. Williams not 'waiting around' for Button 13:10

    Williams not 'waiting around' for Button

    Williams Deputy Team Principal Claire Williams insists that the outfit is not just "waiting around" for a decision from Jenson Button in order to firm up its…

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  39. Monday 1 August 2016

  40. Button describes fuel-saving struggle 08:42

    Button describes fuel-saving struggle

    Jenson Button says that he found himself in a precarious situation towards the end of the German Grand Prix, given the amount of fuel-saving he was required to…

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  41. Sunday 31 July 2016

  42. Button takes on new power unit elements 11:20

    Button takes on new power unit elements

    Jenson Button has taken on two new power unit elements ahead of the German Grand Prix, though remains within his allocation and will not receive a grid…

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  43. Friday 29 July 2016

  44. Button cleared after precautionary checks 15:37

    Button cleared after precautionary checks

    Jenson Button has been cleared to compete in the remainder of the German Grand Prix weekend after he required a precautionary trip to hospital on…

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  45. Button goes to hospital for eye check-up 14:49

    Button goes to hospital for eye check-up

    Jenson Button has gone to hospital for a "precautionary check-up" after experiencing an eye irritation during Friday afternoon's second free practice session at…

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  46. Monday 25 July 2016

  47. Winners and Losers: Hungarian Grand Prix 16:28

    Winners and Losers: Hungarian Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton moved ahead of Nico Rosberg with his fifth win of the campaign, as the Red Bull and Ferrari drivers battled. GPUpdate.net presents its winners…

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  48. Sunday 24 July 2016

  49. Button questions radio-related penalty 17:32

    Button questions radio-related penalty

    Jenson Button has questioned why he received a penalty for radio messages that related to a brake issue in the Hungarian Grand Prix. Button suddenly lost…

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  50. Alonso: McLaren must 'finish the job' 10:09

    Alonso: McLaren must 'finish the job'

    Fernando Alonso says he and McLaren team-mate Jenson Button must "finish the job" by converting their top 10 starting positions into a double points finish in…

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  51. Saturday 9 July 2016

  52. Button's Q1 exit caused by loose wing 15:48

    Button's Q1 exit caused by loose wing

    Jenson Button has revealed that a loose rear wing endplate led to his exit from the first stage of qualifying for the British Grand Prix. Button lost the…

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  53. McLaren breaks curfew to fit new parts 11:35

    McLaren breaks curfew to fit new parts

    McLaren broke the FIA's mandatory curfew window on Friday night as it strived to fit new parts to Jenson Button's MP4-31 prior to third practice for the British…

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  54. Wednesday 6 July 2016

  55. Feature: Button aims to break home curse 09:36

    Feature: Button aims to break home curse

    Jenson Button will make his 17th appearance at the British Grand Prix this weekend, as he continues to chase glory on home soil. GPUpdate.net hears from the man…

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  56. 05:26

    Video of the Day: Button on Silverstone

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  57. Tuesday 5 July 2016

  58. Overview: 250 British Formula 1 wins 16:22

    Overview: 250 British Formula 1 wins

    Lewis Hamilton's 46th Grand Prix victory at the Austrian Grand Prix was the 250th by a British driver in Formula 1 history. Here, GPUpdate.net profiles the 10…

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  59. Monday 4 July 2016

  60. Winners and Losers: Austrian Grand Prix 16:18

    Winners and Losers: Austrian Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton secured his third win of the season in dramatic fashion after a last-lap collision with team-mate Nico Rosberg. GPUpdate.net presents its winners…

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  61. Sunday 3 July 2016

  62. Button pleased with McLaren points return 17:07

    Button pleased with McLaren points return

    Jenson Button says rivals were able to pass him "in places we never knew were possible" at the Austrian Grand Prix, but expressed optimism as McLaren returned…

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  63. Saturday 2 July 2016

  64. Button feared qualifying was over after off 16:22

    Button feared qualifying was over after off

    Jenson Button says he feared his qualifying session was over when he ran off track as rain arrived in Austrian Grand Prix qualifying. Button slid through the…

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  65. Friday 1 July 2016

  66. McLaren duo look to exploit possible rain 17:17

    McLaren duo look to exploit possible rain

    Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso both feel that rain will provide McLaren with its best chance of a strong result at the Austrian Grand Prix. Button and…

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  67. Button: Tyre pressures 'unbelievably high' 08:12

    Button: Tyre pressures 'unbelievably high'

    Jenson Button has described Pirelli's mandatory minimum tyre pressures for the Austrian Grand Prix as "unbelievably high", and reckons the limits will cause…

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  68. Thursday 23 June 2016

  69. Button: Williams comments 'very nice' 12:19

    Button: Williams comments 'very nice'

    Jenson Button has admitted that it was "very nice" to hear positive comments from the Williams camp, amid potential interest from the team, though insists he is…

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  70. Monday 20 June 2016

  71. Williams: Button an 'attractive proposition' 14:26

    Williams: Button an 'attractive proposition'

    Williams Deputy Team Principal Claire Williams has described Jenson Button as an "attractive proposition", as the outfit considers its driver line-up options…

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  72. Alonso: Baku retirement precautionary 07:36

    Alonso: Baku retirement precautionary

    Fernando Alonso says his retirement from the European Grand Prix was precautionary, to avoid causing damage to his power unit or other elements for future…

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  73. Saturday 18 June 2016

  74. Button blames 'grabby' brakes for Q1 exit 17:12

    Button blames 'grabby' brakes for Q1 exit

    McLaren-Honda's Jenson Button has blamed a brake issue on his exit from the first stage of qualifying at the European Grand Prix. Button finished seventh…

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  75. Friday 17 June 2016

  76. Alonso: McLaren 'better than anticipated' 18:37

    Alonso: McLaren 'better than anticipated'

    Fernando Alonso says McLaren-Honda is performing "better than anticipated" and does not believe its position in Friday practice for the European Grand Prix…

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  77. Button expects cautious set-up approach 09:07

    Button expects cautious set-up approach

    Jenson Button says he expects drivers to take a cautious set-up approach for Friday's opening free practice session at the European Grand Prix, as they get to…

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  78. Thursday 16 June 2016

  79. Alonso trusts McLaren over team-mate 11:42

    Alonso trusts McLaren over team-mate

    Fernando Alonso says he would be "happy" with either Jenson Button or Stoffel Vandoorne as his team-mate at McLaren-Honda in 2017, as the outfit holds off…

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  80. Wednesday 15 June 2016

  81. Button hopes to bounce back after 'blip' 09:40

    Button hopes to bounce back after 'blip'

    Jenson Button says it is "imperative" that McLaren picks itself up after a below-par showing at the Canadian Grand Prix, in which he was forced out due to a…

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  82. Monday 13 June 2016

  83. Button had 'no warning' before failure 12:06

    Button had 'no warning' before failure

    Jenson Button has explained that he had "no warning" before his dramatic technical failure during the Canadian Grand Prix, the cause of which remains…

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  84. Saturday 11 June 2016

  85. Alonso: Q3 appearance a 'nice gift' 20:31

    Alonso: Q3 appearance a 'nice gift'

    Fernando Alonso described his third successive Q3 appearance as a "nice gift" as he qualified in 10th place for the Canadian Grand Prix. Alonso, who finished…

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  86. Alonso: 11th the best place to start 10:12

    Alonso: 11th the best place to start

    Fernando Alonso reckons 11th position will be the best position for McLaren-Honda to start the Canadian Grand Prix, given the free choice of starting tyre…

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  87. Tuesday 31 May 2016

  88. Button: Car was 'scary' in wet conditions 12:40

    Button: Car was 'scary' in wet conditions

    Jenson Button says his McLaren MP4-31 was "scary" to drive at times in wet conditions, though praised the outfit's strategic calls as he scored points at the…

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  89. Sunday 29 May 2016

  90. 09:12

    Video: Coulthard vs Button on McLaren

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  91. Saturday 28 May 2016

  92. Alonso struggling despite Q3 appearance 15:58

    Alonso struggling despite Q3 appearance

    Fernando Alonso says he is struggling with the handling of McLaren's Honda-powered MP4-31 despite his Q3 appearance in Monaco. Alonso, who also made the pole…

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  93. Thursday 26 May 2016

  94. Button 'lucky' in drain cover incident 18:53

    Button 'lucky' in drain cover incident

    Jenson Button says he felt "lucky" to escape unharmed after his car struck a drain cover during first practice for the Monaco Grand Prix. Button's…

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  95. Monday 23 May 2016

  96. Alonso: Monaco to test McLaren chassis 13:37

    Alonso: Monaco to test McLaren chassis

    Fernando Alonso expects to see where McLaren's chassis stands compared to its rivals at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, with engine performance not so…

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  97. 05:22

    Video of the Day: Button's Monaco preview

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  98. Monday 16 May 2016

  99. Alonso rues poor start, software issue 07:18

    Alonso rues poor start, software issue

    Fernando Alonso was left to rue a sluggish getaway at his home Grand Prix in Spain, which came to a premature end after a software issue stopped his…

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  100. Tuesday 10 May 2016

  101. Vandoorne set for Barcelona test run 14:42

    Vandoorne set for Barcelona test run

    McLaren reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne will receive extra running in the Honda-powered MP4-31 during the post-Spanish Grand Prix test in Barcelona next…

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  102. Monday 9 May 2016

  103. McLaren drivers keen to try upgrades 14:22

    McLaren drivers keen to try upgrades

    Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso are hopeful that McLaren-Honda will make another solid step forward with its Spanish Grand Prix update package. McLaren is…

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  104. Monday 2 May 2016

  105. Button: Sochi complex needs changes 13:36

    Button: Sochi complex needs changes

    Jenson Button reckons officials need to look at revising the Turn 2/3 complex at Sochi Autodrom after another dramatic start to the Russian Grand…

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