Button hoping to add classic win to CV

By on Friday, August 24, 2012

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Jenson Button is hoping that the back-to-back races in Spa and Monza will provide him with his first victory at a 'classic' event.

The Brit finished on the podium in both the Belgian and Italian races in 2011, and has finished second in Monza for the past three seasons.

"You couldn’t really ask for a more spectacular double-header for F1’s return: Spa is the daddy of them all, one of the all-time great grand prix tracks, and Monza is one of the most historic and evocative circuits on the calendar."

"They’re each places with their own unique atmosphere. I’ve got some really great memories of both circuits, but I’ve won neither. Given our pace in the last few races, I go forward feeling positive about rectifying that over the coming weekends."

Button sits 7th in the championship with 76 points.


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