Why Super GT could catch Button out

Why Super GT could catch Button out

Jenson Button's next race appearance of his 'sabbatical' year is looming - Super GT's Suzuka 1000km. He can't afford to take it lightly, as other ex-Formula 1 racers in Japan can attest

How many times has Jenson Button been made to look silly in his career? You could probably count the total with the fingers on one hand. And while he is by no means certain to face a public embarrassment at Suzuka at the end of this month, there remains a chance he could get caught with his pants down.

Button will need to be on top form when he takes on the showpiece round of Japan's Super GT series, the Suzuka 1000km, on August 27 in a Honda NSX-GT. His weapon will be a machine that's the world's fastest tin-top, almost as quick as GP3.

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