Jenson Button's On-Again-Off-Again Relationship With His Wife Is Now Off (Again)

When we first saw that Formula One driver Jenson Button and his on-again-off-again relationship with his Japanese-Argentinian girlfriend Jessica Michibata was TOTALLY ON (because they got married), we rejoiced. Now they’re divorcing after one single, solitary, lonely year of marriage. LET THE PAIN AND SUFFERING…

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It Doesn't Even Matter That Button Sat Out F1 Mexican Grand Prix Qualifying

Poor Jenson Button. He already accrued a fifty-place grid penalty for doing two engine swaps in his McLaren Honda Formula One car over the course of the Mexican Grand Prix weekend. Now one of them has an issue they couldn’t diagnose before qualifying. Not that it matters. He’s starting from the back anyway.

Jenson Button And Wife Gassed In Home, Robbed Of $465K Worth Of Stuff

In a crime that sounds as if it was from a James Bond film instead of real life, F1 driver Jenson Button and wife Jessica Michibata were robbed in a vacation home in the south of France. Burglars pumped anesthetic gas through the home to knock the couple out before stealing over $465,000 worth of items.

Formula One's First Extra Engine Penalties Hit The Grid In Canada

So, it begins: Max Verstappen and Jenson Button both received grid penalties for using a fifth power unit for the Canadian Grand Prix. With some teams experiencing reliability on par with a Renault Fuego at a LeMons race, this won’t be the last time we see penalties for using a season’s four-engine allotment too soon.