The 2009 world champion Jenson button will sit behind the wheel of the legendary car McLaren M23 in which Emerson Fittipaldi won the title in 1974, in the event the Rolex Monterey Motorsports on the track Laguna Seca.
Button spent 17 seasons in Formula 1, speaking for Williams, Benetton/Renault, BAR/Honda/Brawn and McLaren. Left the team from Woking as Ambassador, the pilot will be behind the wheel of M23 from 17 to 20 August.
“To perform on the car of the Grand Prix with such an outstanding past – always a special event – said the button. – Almost the entire period of the 1970s, the M23 was on the lead roles in one of the most important chapters in the history of Motorsport.
When driving a car of that era, experiencing a strange feeling in the cockpit sit straighter, and it seems that you can get a hand to the front wheels. But as soon as you pass some distance, you begin to understand why the car brought such success to the team. They are incredibly easy to manage, it holds the balance, and it can be a great experience.
The rider is nice to get from the car exactly what he invests”.
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