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Dr Jenson Button! // The outgoing McLaren driver gets a new title

Published by Christine

Following the 2016 Formula One season finale, and at the end of his lengthy F1 career, Jenson Button had a new reason to celebrate. The McLaren racer was given an honorary degree from the University of Bath, promoting him to Doctor of Engineering. And, in his own inimitable style, Button grabbed on to that honour and wouldn't let go.

He demanded that from now on he be called Doctor Button, and even changed his Twitter username to reflect his new status.

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Credit: @jensonbutton

Love this approach, particularly as you get the feeling people might actually start calling him Doctor Button from now on!