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Jenson Button

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Stuart Thomson, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
    The Stoat Without Fear ™ Premium Member

    I know Brawn's been showing some real pace in testing, but is this a colossal overreaction?

    I mean, I like Button as a driver, and think if he'd been in either a McLaren or a Ferrari the last two years he'd have won the whole thing (I remember him putting Alonso to the sword in identical cars and everyone seems to think Alonso's quite handy), but installing him as favourite for the Aussie GP & the title after a couple of, albeit startlingly good, testing sessions... that's mental isn't it?

  2. Well there is something in the pace of Brawn GP cars, as that's the car Honda developed through the whole 2008 season and they've put the strongest engine (Mercedes) into it now, so I think he has the chance in Melbourne! But I think Barrichello is just as good (if not better) as Button!
  3. Dave Stephenson

    Dave Stephenson
    Technical Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    I think its mental, but time will tell. Making him favourite can only lengthen the odds on the usual suspects. I think it might be an expensive day for the bookies.
  4. Omer Said

    Omer Said
    Weresloth Staff Member

    I think it's mental too. This statements will only give some hard pressure on Button. But we can expexct some wins from him. Also he is better than Barrichello in my opinion.
  5. Bram

    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Member Premium Member

    Oh well, this statement generates attention, and that's just what this team needs currently. Attention=sponsors=moneymoney...

    Silly F1
  6. button, just lol... :D
    as title contender, lol lol lol
    basically, lol
  7. Bram

    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Member Premium Member

    Cool Stuff: Jenson Button Button's!!

  8. Button for the title.

    Am all for it then.
  9. They're just covering their asses >_>
  10. Going by testing it's very justified.
  11. if you think about it though there is some logic behind it....

    when jenson came to F1 he was hailed (almost) as what lewis was 2 years ago...

    unfortunately his career hasnt been quite as stellar (yet)..

    The Logic:

    Brawn have been the fastest (on almost every testing they have been at) in the past week or so... McLaren have been (according to times) the slowest (pretty much) thus you can see the rationalle.. Jensen is a good driver, he just hasnt had the car to get him to where Lewis has got to...

    you can see the logic....
  12. Jenson Button is the only way!!!! :yay:
  13. Stuart Thomson

    Stuart Thomson
    The Stoat Without Fear ™ Premium Member

    So....I'm guessing "justified", then.
  14. Loool Stupot :p
  15. /me prints this off and eats it with my next coffee....
  16. :funnypost:

  17. and now you can see the result :blowkiss:
  18. 1 Week Ago #12 (permalink) Damian Dainhumain
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    Going by testing it's very justified.