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Last Updated: Monday, 4 December 2006, 08:16 GMT

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Jenson Button
Age: 26 Nationality: English
Sport: Formula One

2006 highlight: Winning Hungary Grand Prix

He waited 113 races to do it, but Button finally broke his Formula One duck with victory at the Hungaroring in August.

Mastering tricky conditions, he rose from 14th on the grid to become the first British winner of a Grand Prix since David Coulthard's 2003 victory in Australia.

He completed every remaining race of the season in the points to finish sixth in the championship, and is rated fourth favourite by bookmakers for the 2007 title.



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