Formula One News » F1 2014 – Tributes pour in for John Button Posted on 14/01/2014
The Formula 1 paddock has paid tribute to John Button, father of Jenson Button who passed away Sunday.
Bernie Ecclestone led the way saying “As with most people, I suspect, I was surprised to see that we lost John Button. He is someone that I have known for over 40 years and is one of those people that you always expect to see at a Formula One race. I will certainly miss him.”
Lewis Hamilton tweeted “Deeply saddened by the passing of John Button. I’m so sorry @jensonbutton John was such a great man and will be missed by so many. God bless”
Fernando Alonso also contributed with a tweet saying “My condolences to all the Button family, especially to Jenson . Very sad news. John….a great man, a friend, we will miss him.”