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    Yesterday my wife and I were leaving Maui and swung into a small coffee shop in Napili on the far West side. I was sitting in the car waiting and my wife comes running out and tells me she just saw Jenson Button. I got out of the car and and sure enough he walked around the corner. I introduced myself and we had a nice chat. He was in Maui bike training with a team. Really cool guy, not arrogant and seemed real genuine. My wife and I were both giddy the rest of the day and it made leaving Maui OK. I'm usually not star stuck and never approach people, but the chances of seeing 1 out of only 22 active F1 drivers is pretty rare, not in a race related environment of course, so I had to say hi. None of my friends are really race fans so I thought I would share it with my TrackHQ friends.

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    You're wife recognized Jenson Button? Keeper.
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    He still owes me $50.

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    Quote Originally Posted by albertg View Post
    You're wife recognized Jenson Button? Keeper.
    Probably from that Mobil 1 commercial . . .
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    Quote Originally Posted by albertg View Post
    You're wife recognized Jenson Button? Keeper.
    I wouldn't recognize Jenson Button, but I sure will recognize his girl friend, Jessica Michibata
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    So what did you guys talk about exactly?
    So what did you say. And what did he say. And then what did you say. And then what did he say. :P
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    Quote Originally Posted by ucfbrett View Post
    He still owes me $50.
    Send him a sponsorship proposal along with a trackhq sticker.
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    The Vodafone/TrackHQ McLaren Mercedes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ucfbrett View Post
    The Vodafone/TrackHQ McLaren Mercedes.

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    Worse news, they just got Richard on retainer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ucfbrett View Post
    The Vodafone/TrackHQ McLaren Mercedes.
    I hope you're ready to foot the bill as the title sponsor since vodafone jumped ship.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric Richter View Post
    He was in Maui bike training with a team. .
    Just like Emelio.

    Only he doesn't drive a Miata, so he doesn't shave his legs.

    It's not about the car - how bike training boosts Jenson Button's fitness | road.cc
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    what's up with a dude and a bicycle ? you guys are posting the wrong pictures......
    was Jenson Button's gf there ? that's the important question
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