|Grand Prix entered||129|
|Highest race finish||1 (x1)|
|Highest grid position||1 (x3)|
|Date of Birth||19/01/1980|
|Place of Birth||Frome, Somerset - UK|
Scores momentous maiden Grand Prix win in Hungary, plus two further podiums in Brazil and Malaysia. Outperforms Honda team mate Rubens Barrichello to finish sixth in the standings.
Leads BAR's fightback in second half of season, scoring all but one of their 37 points to finish ninth in driver standings. Buys himself out of Williams contract for 2006, instead signing a new, multi-year deal with Honda.
Arguably the man of the year, beaten only by the Ferrari drivers in the standings. Takes his and BAR's maiden pole at Imola. Scores in every race he finishes, with ten podium placings. Bid to move to Williams for 2005 fails after contract dispute.
Moves to BAR and consistently outperforms more experienced team mate Jacques Villeneuve. Briefly leads US and Japanese Grands Prix. Two fourth places on his way to ninth in the standings.
Benetton is renamed Renault and Button enjoys a successful season taking seventh in the drivers' championship.
Difficult first season with Benetton. Scores just two championship points.
Makes Formula One debut with Williams. Scores 12 points to finish eighth in the standings.
Third in the British Formula Three championship.
First in the British Formula Ford championship and second in the European Formula Ford championship.
Karting - wins the Ayrton Senna Memorial Cup at Suzuka. Also becomes the youngest-ever winner of the European Super A championship.
Karting - first in the British Super Prix at the age of nine.