About the Author
Mark Hughes, the author, raced cars long before he ever began to write about them, competing in karting and Formula Ford in the 1980s. He began his journalistic career at motorsport weekly Motoring News in 1988, where he worked for five years, becoming International Racing Editor. After a foray into road car journalism, he returned to his first love of racing when he became freelance in 1996. In this capacity he was commissioned by Britain's motorsport bible, Autosport, to be its Grand Prix Editor at Large. He has fulfilled this role since 2000. Jenson Button has been driving in Formula One since 2000. He has driven for Williams and Renault, and currently drives for BAR. This year he has been experiencing the greatest form of his career.