Jenson Button: First class or fortunate?

Jenson Button: First class or fortunate?

Jenson Button's victory in Australia has split opinion - was it a masterful drive or was it a lucky win? Jonathan Noble explains why he rules in favour of brilliance

The sun had long gone down and the Albert Park paddock was even more frantic than it had been in the build-up to the Australian Grand Prix – as teams set about packing equipment ready for the quick turnaround before Malaysia.

Standing outside the grass in front of the McLaren team office was an emotional John Button – his faced etched with a grin that had become common place so many times throughout 2009 when he wore his trademark pink shirt.

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