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    RIP John Button - f1

    Jenson buttons dad has died of a heart attack. RIP John button.

    BBC Sport - Jenson Button's father dies aged 70 of suspected heart attack

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    Massive shame, the guy had a massively infectious smile and was clearly a huge influence on Jenson - there for so many (if not all, I'm not sure) races, such a great example of a doting father.
    He'll be missed, the messages of condolence on Twitter from just about everyone in motorsport is testament to him.

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    Jenson a couple of years younger than me a same age as my bro. We lost our dad late last year and he was john buttons age. Feel so sad for JB.

    John Button seemed a real good laugh and nice fella. So many messages from the drivers and Motorsport community saying what a great guy he was.

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    Very sad news indeed at his passing a really supportive father and clearly a good spirited guy when you see him around the races unlike some other racers family members....

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    You could almost believe he picked his time to go so that it didn't disrupt Jensen's racing. He came across as that sort of dad. Great shame.

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