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Why Button snubbed Mercedes for McLaren in 2010

Jenson Button has explained how the Mercedes works team's troubling approach to funding its return to Formula 1 prompted him to reject them in favour of McLaren. The return of Mercedes to the F1 grid was secured when the manufacturer purchased Brawn GP, having supplied engines for its title-winning campaign, which saw Button crowned world champion. Article continues under video Button opted to leave for McLaren, however, teaming with Lewis Hamilton, who has gone on to run rule over F1 after switching to Mercedes in 2013, perhaps offering fans of F1, and especially Button, a serious case of 'what might have been'. "They 100 per cent wanted me to stay and I knew that Mercedes were...
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