Monday, 19 October 2009


Image source: BrawnGP News

Congratulations to Jenson Button as he yesterday became the 10th British driver to win the Formula 1 World Championship.
The 29-year-old recovered from 14th to finish fifth in Sao Paulo to take the title. An achievement that puts him up there with last year's winner Lewis Hamilton, and also the likes of Damon Hill, Nigel Mansell and Sir Jackie Stewart in the coveted Hall-of-Fame.

Jenson, started his motor-racing career in karting, up the road at the Clay Pigeon Kart Club near Dorchester, which he joined at the age of eight, winning his first competitive race in 1989.

Chairman Mike Wellington said: “He won in his first year as a cadet and quickly went on to win British and European championships.

“We’re very proud of our association with him from his earliest days of racing.” Read the full story here.

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