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Jenson Button talks about his 15-Year F1 career with David Coulthard – video

Submitted by on December 8, 2014

Jenson Button 2000 Imola

Jenson Button at Imola in 2000, thanks to The Cahier Archive

It’s been fifteen seasons since Formula 1’s smoothest man, Jenson Button, took over Alex Zanardi’s seat for his debut season with Williams, and we’ve enjoyed watching him race through every one.

Making his way into the Formula 1 paddock at just 20 years old in 2000, he was Britain’s youngest ever Formula One driver. He quickly became the youngest Formula 1 driver to score a point when he finished second at Brazil – the second race of the season.

Since then he’s collected 266 Formula 1 starts, 50 podiums, 15 wins and one of the most inspiring Formula 1 World Drivers’ Championship titles in recent memory when he won with Brawn in 2009.

MORE: Gallery: The epic career of Jenson Button

He’s also put in some of the sport’s most memorable and exciting performances in that time, and consistently pulls incredible race pace out of what ever machine he’s driving.

At time of writing his contract for 2015 is up in the air, and we hope to see this exciting racer and quality man make his way back into Formula 1 for 2015 and a 16th season.

Until then, catch up with Jenson Button and David Coulthard as they reminisce about his 15 years in Formula 1 in this segment from the BBC.

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