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Webber Wins in Brazil, But Button is Champion

One year after he watched his Honda burn in the Interlagos pit lane Jenson Button climbed from his Brawn GP car to take his first steps as world champion.   Button crossed the line fifth (the same result that crowned Lewis Hamilton) under the chequered flag waved by Felipe Massa, one place behind Sebastian Vettel and more crucially three ahead of Rubens Barrichello as the crowd favourite could only finish eighth after a late race puncture.   However, this was far from Button lucking into a finish and ‘reversing’ into the world championship.   Starting from 14th, with Barrichello on pole it looked like Button would face a considerable struggle if he was to stop the championship chase from continuing to the final race in Abu Dhabi, but...

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