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Jenson Button feels like he's going "500 km/h" at Le Mans
24h Le Mans
15/06/2018 21:01

Jenson Button feels like he's going "500 km/h" at Le Mans

The British F1 world champion is a rookie this year at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. We had a chat with him today about his first impressions, and it got pretty emotional!...

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Guided tour of the SMP Racing garage at the 24 Hours of Le Mans... with Jenson Button
24h Le Mans
12/06/2018 22:01

Guided tour of the SMP Racing garage at the 24 Hours of Le Mans... with Jenson Button

Jenson Button is the new star of Russian outfit SMP Racing, making its World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) début with the BR1 LMP1 prototype. The British Formula One world champion of 2009 gave us an exclusive guided tour of his team’s g...

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Eric Boullier (McLaren): “Button and Le Mans could be the perfect combination!”
24h Le Mans
12/06/2018 19:31

Eric Boullier (McLaren): “Button and Le Mans could be the perfect combination!”

McClaren’s Racing Director Eric Boullier is here at the Circuit des 24 Heures, officially to support Fernando Alonso, but he also has his eye on Jenson Button, who used to drive for the high-profile British team....

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Mikhail Aleshin (SMP Racing): “Getting Jenson Button on board was a great move!”
24h Le Mans
11/06/2018 13:01

Mikhail Aleshin (SMP Racing): “Getting Jenson Button on board was a great move!”

SMP Racing’s Mikhail Aleshin is sharing the wheel of the #11 BR Engineering BR1 – AER (LMP1) with two former Formula One drivers: Vitaly Petrov and 2009 world champion Jenson Button....

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Jenson Button (SMP Racing) gives his impressions of the Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans
24h Le Mans
11/06/2018 10:01

Jenson Button (SMP Racing) gives his impressions of the Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans

Jenson Button is racing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the very first time. He is competing in the premier class, LMP1. We caught up with him to find out what he thought of the famous circuit....

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Jenson Button (SMP Racing): "I'm sure we're going to have an outstanding 24 Hours."
24h Le Mans
10/06/2018 20:26

Jenson Button (SMP Racing): "I'm sure we're going to have an outstanding 24 Hours."

Former Formula 1 driver Jenson Button (306 Grand Prix) started off his race week surrounded by a sea of people at Scrutineering today, immersing himself in the extraordinary atmosphere of the greatest endurance race in the world....

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LMP2 more open than ever
24h Le Mans
07/06/2018 18:01

LMP2 more open than ever

LMP2 is an excellent training ground for future stars of the LMP1 class and the ideal playing field for gentleman drivers. There are plenty of contenders for victory among the drivers, teams and chassis manufacturers....

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24 Hours of Le Mans – History in the making
24h Le Mans
06/06/2018 18:01

24 Hours of Le Mans – History in the making

Irrespective of whether Toyota or an LMP1 privateer wins the 86th 24 Hours of Le Mans, it will be a landmark result. The Japanese manufacturer has been pursuing victory since 1987 and a non-hybrid prototype has not won the race since energy...

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24 Hours of Le Mans – Driver and team reactions to Test Day on social media
24h Le Mans
05/06/2018 18:01

24 Hours of Le Mans – Driver and team reactions to Test Day on social media

Drivers and teams alike are big fans of social media. They post and tweet (often with a great deal of humor) their results and more. Here are some of their reactions in the wake of Test Day....

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