Hamilton versus Button at McLaren

Hamilton versus Button at McLaren

Pairing two superstar drivers has caused heartache at McLaren in the past, and it has the last world champions on board this year. Mark Glendenning considers the Lewis Hamilton/Jenson Button relationship

There's a weird phenomenon that breaks out whenever two Formula 1 drivers appear before the media against a backdrop of brewing tension, whether it be real or imagined.

Every glance, every gesture, every word is eagerly analysed in the hope that some tiny behavioural tic will betray any public facade of cordiality and reveal the disharmony that is presumed to be developing just beneath the surface.

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