On this day in 2009: Jenson Button wins the World Championship with Brawn GP

18-10-2018 09:20
by Matt Gretton
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Perhaps one of the best stories in F1 came to a conclusion on this day in 2009. Jenson Button finished 5th in the Brazilian Grand Prix which gave him enough points to be crowned Champion.

At the start of the season, Button and team-mate Rubens Barrichello looked out of a seat with the troubles at Honda. In a last minute move, Ross Brawn stepped in and they produced this wonder of a car.

Interestingly, Button drove with the exact same chassis in every session that season.

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