Jenson Button to drive with Rolls-Royce during 2014
Generally when a race team is aligned with a Manufacture, the team drivers normally drive cars that are associated with said manufacture.
But this year Jensen Button is getting an upgrade on his already awesome McLaren Company Car.
Button will be driving Rolls-Royces through out the season.
Button will be lucky enough to drive a range of Rolls Royce cars whilst he is travelling around the world during this years season.
They include the Ghost (Pictured above) , the Wraith and the Phantom Drophead Coupe. (Both pictured below)
The full press release with more details is below
Jenson button flies the flag with Rolls-Royce during 2014 formula one season
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce that Formula One World Champion Jenson Button will drive the marque’s pinnacle range of motor cars during the 2014 Formula One season.
Jenson has selected a number of the iconic car company’s models including Wraith, Phantom Drophead Coupé and Ghost to transport him in style for ten of this year’s Grands Prix. As a long time admirer of the marque, Jenson will enjoy the best of British luxury whilst travelling abroad this season.
Jenson Button, Formula One World Champion said, “I am absolutely delighted to be accompanied by the very best in British luxury as I travel the world this year. I especially look forward to driving Wraith, a fantastic addition to the Rolls-Royce fleet and quite simply a stunning car to look at and drive.”
Richard Carter, Director of Global Communications, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, commented, “We feel privileged to provide a British icon with the consummate British car as he travels the world during the 2014 Grand Prix season. Jenson Button’s commitment to success echoes Rolls-Royce’s constant pursuit of perfection; we look forward to following his achievements and wish him the very best of luck.”
Jenson Button will drive ten Rolls-Royce motor cars this Grands Prix season.
Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix, 28-30 March
Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, 4-6 April
Formula 1 UBS Chinese Grand Prix, 18-20 April
Formula 1 Grand Prix Du Canada, 6-8 June
Formula 1 Grosser Preis Von Österreich, 20-22 June
Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix, 4-6 July
Formula 1 Grosser Preis Santander Von Deutschland, 18-20 July
Formula 1 Gran Premio D’Italia, 5-7 September
Formula 1 United States Grand Prix, 31 October – 2 November
Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, 21-23 November
This entry was posted on April 12, 2014 by Joel Strickland. It was filed under Automotive, Formula 1, Motorsport, Rolls-Royce and was tagged with F1, Formula 1, Ghost, jenson button, Phantom Drophead Coupe, Rolls-Royce, Wraith.