Button to race on the streets of Manchester 11 Aug 2011
McLarens Jenson Button will journey to Manchester later this month to demonstrate a Formula One car as part of a three-day event organised by the British teams title sponsor Vodafone. Buttons run will take place in the heart of the city on Monday, August 29, which is a public holiday in the UK.
"Driving an F1 car through Manchester is going to be a unique experience for me," said the Briton. "There's a chance for the public to win some great prizes so I hope Manchester is going to be out in force and are looking forward to the bank holiday as much as I am."
The 2009 world champion is expected to drive down the bustle of Deansgate, before turning down John Dalton Street and into Albert Square. As well as Buttons demonstration, there will be an F1 fan zone, a go-kart track, an F1 simulator and a working pit garage for visitors to enjoy.
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