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Whitmarsh: John the most devoted father in F1

– McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh has led tributes to John Button, the father of current driver Jenson, who passed away in his home on the French Riviera on Sunday after suffering a suspected heart attack. Having attended all bar one of Jenson's Formula 1 races, John Button became one of the paddock's most popular figures, forging a strong bond with the McLaren team when his son signed with them in 2010. "Speaking on behalf of all at McLaren Mercedes, I want to say how very sad I was to hear the news of John's passing. "In my long Formula 1 career, I've encountered many drivers' fathers, but I think it's safe to say that John was perhaps more devoted to his son than any...
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