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Tour the Palm Springs Oasis of Formula One Champion Jenson Button and His Wife, Brittny

Brittny and Jenson Button’s careers have been nothing if not the product of hard work. Yet, for the former professional model and 2009 Formula One world champion, their new vacation home in Palm Springs is the epitome of happenstance. “We were in Palm Springs for a weekend and almost immediately felt that the people, the place, the architecture [were] all so incredible,” explains Brittny, who recently wed Jenson. “We decided it would be a great place to own a home. But when we looked at the market, nothing caught our eye.”
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Jenson Button: Ant Anstead is a ‘caring guy’ and ‘great with his kids’

Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button can’t say enough good things about his “wonderful” pal Ant Anstead. “He’s a very caring guy and great with his kids,” the Williams Racing ambassador told Page Six at the Miami Grand Prix, amid Anstead’s ongoing custody drama. “He’s such a hard worker. He’s a wonderful human being,” he added. “[He’s] someone that I would definitely class as a very good friend that I could trust fully.” Anstead, 43, shares 2-year-old son Hudson with ex Christina Haack. He’s also dad to Amelie, 18, and Archie, 15, with his first wife, Louise Herbert. Button, who won the...
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Jenson Button: Rallycross debut brings him full circle

Jenson Button wants to "bring the Button name" back to rallycross when he makes his racing debut this summer, decades after his father competed in the same sport. The 2009 Formula 1 world champion has signed up to race in the Nitro Rallycross series, a motorsport discipline that will see him driving a brand new 1,000-horsepower electric car around tracks that mix dirt, tarmac and high-flying jumps.

Lewis Hamilton is a ‘much more complete’ F1 driver than Max Verstappen, says Jenson Button

Jenson Button has questioned those who describe Max Verstappen as the best Formula 1 driver, saying that he thinks Lewis Hamilton is a “much more complete racing driver”.Verstappen narrowly beat Hamilton to the 2021 Drivers’ Championship, securing his first F1 world title after a controversial end to the season at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.The 24-year-old has been considered one of the most natural talents to enter the sport in some time, and is the favourite to defend his title, with Mercedes struggling for speed early on in the new season.While agreeing with the description of Verstappen as the most...

Lando Norris could regret long-term McLaren contract, suggests Jenson Button

Jenson Button has suggested that Lando Norris may yet regret signing a long-term deal at McLaren.The 22-year-old agreed a deal through to the end of the 2025 Formula 1 season with the team in February.The contract was signed ahead of Norris’ fourth F1 season, with McLaren seemingly well placed to build on a promising 2021 which saw them vie with Ferrari as the best of the rest behind title rivals Red Bull and Mercedes.While the Italians have kicked on and look likely to challenge for the world title, topping the standings after two races, Norris and teammate Daniel Ricciardo have...

‘I think he will be racing’: Jenson Button believes Lewis Hamilton will return to F1 for 2022 season

Lewis Hamilton has been backed to continue racing and secure a record-breaking eighth Formula One title by former McLaren team-mate Jenson Button.The future of the Mercedes driver remains uncertain after the controversial conclusion to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in December which saw Red Bull’s Max Verstappen win the championship on the final lap of the 2021 campaign.Race director Michael Masi received criticism after he was accused of bending the rules to allow a one-lap shootout and – while an FIA inquiry has been launched – it will not be made public until the eve of the 2022 season...

Jenson Button And Ant Anstead Have Big Plans For Radford

The art of coach-built cars felt lost for many decades but has seen a resurgence lately with companies likeZagato carrying the torch, and even the likes of Bentley and Rolls-Royce reviving such bespoke traditions, albeit for eight-figure price tags. So how does an upstart company stand out with so much competition already existing in this space? Having a Formula 1 world champion and Wheeler Dealer star at the helm certainly couldn't hurt.
Road & Track

Jenson Button Had a Wild Custom 1970 Bronco

2009 Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button has sold a few cars lately, but they've mostly been the sort of things you'd expect an F1 champion to own: A Carrera GT here, a McLaren P1 there. His latest listing, however, is not exactly what an F1 driver is usually seen in.

Formula 1 Champ Jenson Button’s Meticulously Restored 1970 Ford Bronco Is Up for Auction

After auctioning off a rare Porsche 911 last year, Jenson Button is now parting with his 1970 Ford Bronco. The British racer, best known for winning the Formula 1 World Championship in 2009, has just listed a meticulously restored first-generation Bronco via the Collecting Cars auction platform. The classic 4×4 has been treated to an array of mechanical and cosmetic upgrades to make it even more rugged than before. Button himself partially restored the truck and put about $20,000 into it, according to the auction house. Finished in a handsome dark blue, the custom ride features red accents around the front grill that...
New Scientist

Jenson Button: ‘Extreme E is great racing without combustion engines’

Extreme E, an off-road racing series that started in 2021, aims to prove that internal combustion engines are no longer required in motor sport. It is also a real-world experiment in making racing more sustainable. To minimise each event’s carbon footprint, the teams’ all-electric Spark Odyssey 21 sports utility vehicles...

Lewis Hamilton: Jenson Button and Nico Rosberg expect Mercedes driver to race on into F1 2022

Both former world champions spent part of their respective careers as team-mate to Hamilton, Button for three years at McLaren and Rosberg for four seasons at Mercedes. Uncertainty was cast on Hamilton's future by Toto Wolff on Thursday after the Mercedes chief admitted that both he and the seven-time world champion currently felt "disillusioned" about the controversial events of last Sunday which ended with Verstappen claiming the world title on the final lap.

Jenson Button Takes Radford Lotus Type 62-2 To The Track As It Nears Production

With the help of F1 champion Jenson Button, car designer Mark Stubbs, and TV personality Ant Anstead, UK coachbuilder Radford has made a surprise comeback. After a lengthy teaser campaign, the revived coachbuilder revealed the Lotus Type 62-2, a modern take on the legendary Lotus Type 62 racer from the 1960s. Built in collaboration with Lotus Engineering, the Type 62-2 combines retro styling with modern chassis components and interior elements from a Lotus Evora. Four months after it debuted, the Radford Lotus Type 62-2 is nearly ready for production as the company announces that the Type 62-2 has completed the final stages of pre-production testing at the Lotus test track in Hethel, UK.

Jenson Button, Brawn GP Formula 1 Wall Art – Limited edition of 100

This Exclusive Jenson Button 2009 limited edition run of only 100 is ideal for any motorsport enthusiast. The Unique and original digital fine art painting will clearly show its number and the number produced in the run. The work is a professionally printed giclee print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag® 308gsm and comes in a choice of an A2 print measuring 42.0 x 59.4 cm (16.53 x 23.39 inches) or an A3 print measuring 29.7 x 42.0 cm (11.69 x 16.53 inches). It will arrive with a certificate of authenticity.