Jenson Button's car racing career in pictures - from Formula Ford to world champion
18 October 2009

Jenson Button began kart racing at the tender age of eight, and by his tenth birthday he was British Cadet Kart Champion.

We know now that it was start of a career that would lead him all the way to the F1 world championship in the weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix.

See Jenson Button's career in hi-res pictures

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To celebrate this fact, autocar.co.uk has put together a hi-res picture gallery charting his car racing career, from Formula Ford, to Formula Three and then nine seasons in F1, battling his way to the top in the most unlikely of circumstances after the demise of the Honda F1 team.

Jenson ButtonFull Name: Jenson Alexander Lyons ButtonDate of birth: 19 January 1980Place of birth: Frome, SomersetPoints score for 2009 season: 89Overall career podiums: 23Overall career points: 321

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19 October 2009

Well done Jenson, and Very well done Brawn. Everyone can race their As**s off in Yaz Marina now Brawn and Jenson have sewn up Both championships.

19 October 2009

Well done. Brilliant effort, Jenson! Autocar, can we at least have the pictures in some sort of chronological order rather than throwing them all into the pot, any old how?

19 October 2009

I'm so pleased for Jenson and Brawn, an amazing season and a totally deserved result. Jenson withstood enormous pressure as his rivals closed the gap but kept his head. Brazil was the cherry on the cake of a fairy tale season.

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