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Malaysian GP – Thursday press conference – Pt.2

This is a political one for the front row: last year's race in Bahrain was cancelled. We all know the reasons why; the government is still in place, in five weeks' time Formula One will race there. What are your thoughts about that?

Jenson Button:
I think for us, as you know, this is a very difficult subject and personally, from my point of view, we need to look to the FIA - for all of us - for common sense. We will go with what they have to say.

Michael Schumacher:
I'm honestly pretty relaxed to go there. From our perspective, one is obviously that we're going to be very well looked after, because they might foresee whatever and will be prepared. I've quite a few good friends over there and I'm pretty sure that for them it's a very important event and they just want to make everybody happy. If you look around the world, you probably find other places where there might be the possibility that we could have the same reasons to think about and we don't. So at the end of the day, I'm pretty sure that they're going to do their utmost and we're going to be OK.

Q: (Andrea Cremonesi - La Gazzetta dello Sport)
Jenson, I saw a picture in the newspaper - I don't know if you saw in Australia your girlfriend had a special T-shirt for you which said 'Jenson press all my buttons.' Did you see that after the race?

Jenson Button:
I actually saw the T-shirt before the race to be fair. It was just after. Yeah, it was a gift from a fan. I think someone was trying to do some publicity for their T-shirt company. She was given it as a gift as we entered the circuit. It's not mine which is quite annoying. Do I push her buttons? I think that one's a little bit too private.



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