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|name=Jenson Button |image=GP Belgia 2011 - Jenson Button - Podium ketiga.jpg |caption=Button at the 2011 Belgian Grand Prix |nationality=GB British |birth_date=19 January 1980(age 37) |2011 Team=McLaren-Mercedes |2011 Car number=4 |Races=207 (205 starts) |Championships=1 (2009) |Wins=12 |Podiums=40 |Points=763 |Poles=7 |Fastest laps=6 |First race=2000 Australian Grand Prix |First win=2006 Hungarian Grand Prix |Last win=2011 Japanese Grand Prix |Last race=  |Last season=2010 |Last position=5th (214 pts)

Jenson Button

Jenson Button
Button at the 2011 Belgian Grand Prix
Personal information
NameJenson Button
Formula One World Championship career
Races207 (205 starts)
Championships1 (2009)
Career points763
Pole positions7
Fastest laps6
First race2000 Australian Grand Prix
First win2006 Hungarian Grand Prix
Last win2011 Japanese Grand Prix
Last race 
Last position5th (214 pts)
NameJenson Button
CaptionButton at the 2011 Belgian Grand Prix
NationalityGB British
Birth Date19 January 1980(age 37)
2011 TeamMcLaren-Mercedes
2011 Car Number4
Races207 (205 starts)
Championships1 (2009)
Fastest Laps6
First Race2000 Australian Grand Prix
First Win2006 Hungarian Grand Prix
Last Win2011 Japanese Grand Prix
Last Race 
Last Season2010
Last Position5th (214 pts)

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Jenson Alexander Lyons Button MBE (born 19 January 1980) is a British Formula One driver currently signed to McLaren. He was the 2009 World Drivers' Champion.

Button began karting at the age of eight and achieved early success, before progressing to car racing in the British Formula Ford Championship and the British Formula Three Championship. He first drove in Formula One with the Williams team for the 2000 season. The following year he switched to Benetton, which in 2002 became Renault F1, and then for the 2003 season he moved to BAR. They were subsequently renamed Honda for the 2006 season, during which Button won his first Grand Prix in Hungary, after 113 races.

Following the withdrawal of Honda from the sport in December 2008, he was left without a drive for the 2009 season, until Ross Brawn led a management buyout of the team in February 2009, and Button suddenly found himself in a highly competitive, Mercedes-engined car. He went on to win a record-equalling six of the first seven races of the 2009 season, and secured the 2009 World Drivers' Championship at the Brazilian Grand Prix, having led on points all season; his success also helped Brawn GP to secure the World Constructors' Championship. For 2010, he moved to McLaren, partnering fellow British racer and former world champion Lewis Hamilton.

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