How Button mastered the Japanese GP

How Button mastered the Japanese GP

In a display of superb driving and great strategic skill, Jenson Button scored a sensational win at the Japanese GP, showing that he can also thrive under normal conditions. Adam Cooper looks at how the Briton romped to victory at Suzuka

Jenson Button has scored some great wins during his McLaren career, but he was in danger of being typecast as someone who truly thrives only when rain provides an opportunity to score a victory through clever strategy.

In recent weeks he's looked increasingly competitive in all conditions and at all tracks, and at Suzuka everything finally fell into place, allowing him to score a brilliantly judged victory at one of the most challenging tracks on the calendar.

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