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McLaren open to Button staying in some capacity

McLaren says it is open to Jenson Button performing an ambassadorial role with the Formula 1 team alongside him racing in another category. Button has been McLaren's reserve this term, filling in for Fernando Alonso in Monaco while the Spaniard contested the Indianapolis 500. His current arrangement expires at the end of the year, with Button saying he is interested in a full-time racing role in 2018. McLaren racing director Eric Boullier said while it can't offer him a race seat in F1 in 2018, it would be open to continue working with him in some capacity. "He's looking for a full-time racing seat," said Boullier. "We don't have any. He's our ambassador and we would be happy...
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