Jenson Button pays tribute to late father on helmet

Jensen Button of McLaren drives during a practise session for the Indian Formula One Grand Prix on October 26, 2013
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McLaren driver Jenson Button features a tribute to his late father on his helmet for the pre-season test in Jerez.

Jenson Button has featured a tribute to his father on his helmet for this week's Formula 1 pre-season test in Jerez.

John Button, who attended all but one of his son's grands prix, died from a suspected heart attack earlier this month.

McLaren tweeted a picture of the helmet, which shows cartoon character Papa Smurf, alongside the message "RIP Papa".


The 2009 world champion posted the fastest time in yesterday's session.

Jenson Button's father John Button during practice for the Australian Grand Prix on March 16, 2012
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