Ron Dennis
Jul 3

F1: Button not impressed with Dennis’ criticism

Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England. Thursday 3 July 2014. World Copyright: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic. ref: Digital Image _J5R2418

currently sits eighth in the driver standings heading into his home race at this weekend’s British GP. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

Jenson Button has refuted a recent suggestion from McLaren boss Ron Dennis that he should “try harder” as the team endures another difficult season.

Button tried to make light of the remarks but it’s clear that he wasn’t too impressed.

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Jun 30

Formula 1: Dennis tells Button to ‘try harder’

Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai, China. Saturday 19 April 2014. Jenson Button, McLaren, with Ron Dennis, Executive Chairman, McLaren Automotive. World Copyright: Steven Tee/LAT Photographic. ref: Digital Image _L4R0053

driver with , Executive Chairman at McLaren Automotive, during the 2014 Chinese Grand Prix. (Photo: Steven Tee/LAT Photographic)

As speculation swirls around the future of F1′s most experienced active driver, McLaren supremo Ron Dennis has called on Jenson Button to up his game.

At the end of his 15th consecutive season on the grid, 34-year-old Briton Button’s current McLaren contract is up.

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Mar 18

McLaren on the way back to winning, says Dennis

The McLaren team applaud Kevin Magnussen's performance after the Australian GP. (Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

The team applaud ’s performance after the Australian GP. (Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

On Sunday evening, made no secret of his satisfaction, not just at the performance of Kevin Magnussen, but also of the whole McLaren team which earned second and third places after Daniel Ricciardo’s exclusion.

The pit wall made some particularly good calls with , which helped the Brit to leapfrog up the order.

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Mar 9

F1: New Era ‘Completely Overshadows’ Drivers, Says Alesi

Former F1 driver Jean Alesi is not a fan of the latest changes. (Photo: Getty Images)

Former F1 driver is not a fan of the latest changes. (Photo: Getty Images)

A week before ′s brave new era begins in earnest, not everyone is excited.

At the Geneva motor show, former Formula 1 driver Jean Alesi admitted he is no fan of the ‘greener’ era of energy-recovery boosted cars.

“The driver is being completely overshadowed by the new technology,” said the Frenchman. “It is a challenge for the engineer but not the driver. We have entered an era in which only the tools count.

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