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Button braced for tough week

Jenson Button has spoken movingly about the emotional challenge he faces in Australia as the McLaren driver prepares for his first F1 race since his father, John, died.Button senior, who passed away in January after a sudden heart attack, was a near ever-present companion and confidant during his son's F1 career as Button junior evolved from fresh-faced novice at Williams to World Champion at Brawn and then elder statesman of the grid at McLaren. "He was my number one fan," said Jenson in Melbourne, the traditional curtain-raiser for a new F1 season, which holds particularly poignant memories for a driver who is poised to make the 248th grand prix start of his career on Sunday. On...
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