Formula 1

Button receives the all clear after trip to Mannheim Hospital

1 Mins read
Credit: Octane Photographic Ltd.

Jenson Button has received the all clear after complaining of eye irritation during Free Practice 2 for the German Grand Prix.

The McLaren-Honda driver finished the opening session at the Hockenheimring in eighth with a time of 1:17.612. Near the end of the second practice, it was reported that Button was at the onsite medical centre. McLaren did not confirm what was wrong with the Briton to make his session end early.

After the session had ended it was confirmed that Button was complaining of an eye irritation during the session. With Button going to the nearest hospital of Mannheim to have a precautionary check-up.

Button later confirmed on Twitter that everything was OK, a foreign body was found to be the cause of his irritation after an eye examination. He also confirmed that he will continue racing for McLaren this weekend in Germany.

Button still managed to finish the session in eighth for the Woking based outfit. Continuing his strong performance from FP1, he set a time of 1:17.087 in the second session on Friday.

Related posts
Formula 1

Honda Made Decision to Withdraw from Formula 1 Too Soon – Masashi Yamamoto

1 Mins read
Masashi Yamamoto believes Honda made a mistake by leaving Formula 1 at the end of the 2021 season, particularly after they helped Max Verstappen win the Drivers’ Championship.
Formula 1

Piastri Insists 2022 Will not be a ‘Wasted Year’ Despite Lack of Formula 1 Race Seat

1 Mins read
Oscar Piastri has dismissed the idea that 2022 will be a wasted year for him as he looks set for a year away from racing despite winning three consecutive championships.
Formula 1

McLaren Still Playing Catch up on Infrastructure Shortfalls Heading into 2022 – Brown

1 Mins read
Zak Brown does not believe McLaren has the infrastructure in place to be a genuine championship contender in 2022, despite the new aero rules coming into play.