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The highs and lows of Jenson Button’s F1 career

by Jack Benyon
1 min read

Jenson Button’s Formula 1 career had a wilder range of highs and lows than most world champions experience.

From breaking onto the F1 grid in only his third season of car racing to years of promise interspersed with frustration at BAR/Honda, to the fairytale Brawn title win and then taking on Lewis Hamilton at McLaren before things took a different twist with the return of Honda power, Button’s time in F1 was certainly eventful.

In this video Edd Straw delves into that rollercoaster ride and rates Button’s performances in each of his F1 seasons.

This weekend, Button goes into the finale of the first championship season of The Race Legends Trophy as the points leader. Find out if he adds a first simracing crown to his real-world accolades by watching The Race All-Star Series – Powered by ROKiT Phones season two finale on The Race’s YouTube channel, Eurosport in the UK or ESPN2 in the US from 5pm UK time on Saturday.

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