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Why McLaren Must Stick with Jenson Button for 2016 Formula 1 Season

What doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Or so the saying goes. Though the final months of 2014 were by far the most demeaning of Jenson Button's entire Formula One career, a 15-year tale featuring as many setbacks as successes, it seems that period taught him the most valuable and instructive of lessons. As he persuaded McLaren to choose him, and not rookie team-mate Kevin Magnussen, to partner two-time world champion Fernando Alonso for 2015, Button was reduced to making a series of public pleas—to the point where he was almost begging to stay on. Likening his situation to that of a son excluded from his family's Christmas party, per the Telegraph's Daniel Johnson, it was a low to which a world champion should ...

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