F1 News: Jenson Button looking forward to ‘exciting future’; Choosing between McLaren and retirement?

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Jenson Button for Brawn in 2009 ( Phillip Asbury/Wikimedia)

Jenson Button recently shared his thoughts about an “exciting future” and that could lead him back to the McLaren F1 team after talks between the two sides are confirmed by reports.

The popular British Formula One driver has his contract with McLaren expiring at the end of the season and he has been linked in various rumors to another F1 team in recent months or to retirement.

However, McLaren is reportedly interested in bringing the veteran back to their camp and a contract talk is set in September 2016.

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“I haven’t talked to the team [McLaren] yet. In September we are going to sit down and have a chat and decide whether I want to be racing in Formula 1 or whether they want me racing in Formula 1 or what the decision is,” Button stated to Planet F1.

“And if I’m not racing in F1 next year, I don’t know where I’m going to be. [I’ll] have some fun.

Button looks like he is comfortable with whatever the future holds for him saying that despite a murky outlook in F1 he’s excited for whatever the future brings.

“I’ve lived my whole life by a schedule and suddenly I won’t be living by a schedule, which will be the first time in my 18 years as an adult, which is really exciting, whenever that does happen,” Benson added in the article.

A Jenson Button retirement from Formula One is possible but the British pro driver said he would like “to do other racing series in the future.”

“I’d also like to do Rallycross in the future, something my dad did. There’s lot of things I’d love to do,” Button stated in the interview. “There are so many options, not just in motorsport, but in other sports, in life.”

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The 36-year-old British driver from England has one F1 racing world championship in his career winning the F1 title for Brawn GP.

Image Credit: Phillip Asbury/Wikimedia

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