Button deserves his Silverstone jinx to end

Button deserves his Silverstone jinx to end

Jenson Button has finished on the Formula 1 podium in 19 countries. His homeland is not among them. He won't even comtemplate whether this will be his final British Grand Prix, but he does want a change of fortune

Jenson Button does not believe in luck - good or bad - or in whether he is jinxed when it comes to the British Grand Prix. But there aren't many Formula 1 world champions who have been as unfortunate in their home event as the 36-year-old veteran.

Button goes into this weekend's race at Silverstone still waiting to experience what he is sure would be one of the emotional highs of his near-17-year F1 career. It is an astonishing fact that in his 16 previous British GPs, Button has never even stood on the podium, never mind its top step.

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