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Jenson Button Pleased With Member of the British Empire (MBE)

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Jenson Button has said being selected Member of the British Empire by the Queen is the “top credit” of his excellent world championship winning year. Jenson won the 2009 title with 6 magnificence victories for Brawn GP, the team principal of which, Ross Brawn, will be selected Officer of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Year’s honours list. This really is the greatest glory to what has been the most unbelievable year of my life,” jenson said. To be recognized by the Queen and the British people is a wonderful honour.

Brawn GP was on the threshold of in trouble at the start of the year when its earlier owner Honda withdrew from Formula 1. Ross Brawn bought it out, allowing Button to race to the driver’s championship and the team to take the constructors’ title. jenson joins a extended list of British Formula 1 drivers to win the title and get an Order of the British Empire. Next season he will join the 2008 champion Hamilton, also an MBE, at McLaren in an all-British team.

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