Prince of the Streets: How Button conquered Monaco

Prince of the Streets: How Button conquered Monaco

It was odds-on for the Monaco Grand Prix to be the race that could alter Brawn's domination of the season. But Jenson Button dominated from start to finish to take another step towards the title...

I always watch the Monaco GP from the Swimming Pool, and then at the end of the race I head through a tunnel under the track that pops up in the pitlane, right by parc ferme. It's always interesting to spend a few minutes there watching the cars arrive and the drivers alight, as the body language can say so much.

This year there was something different to see. As I leaned on the railings Jenson Button drove in and parked right by my feet, and began to climb out. It took a couple of seconds to register, and then it suddenly clicked in my mind – what on earth is he doing here?

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