Button gives McLaren fine of €1000 euros
10 May 2013 – McLaren driver Jenson Button was struck with a fine of €1000 (£845) for speeding in the pit lane during Friday's opening practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix. As per the current regulations, the outfit will now front the cost of the reprimand.
The 2009 World Champion, who was the only driver not to post a time in the session, clocked a speed of 86.3 km/h (53.6 mph), 26.3 km/h (19.1 mph) over the limit.
Earlier on Friday, it was confirmed that McLaren had used one of its curfew allowances, with staff working in the paddock during the eight-hour shutdown window.