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POLL: Has Button's dominance made 2009 F1 season boring?

With six victories from the opening seven races of the current Formula 1 campaign, Jenson Button has now equalled a record held by only two other drivers in the history of the top flight – the late Jim Clark and legendary seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher.

Indeed, the Brawn GP star's early-season supremacy has not only earned him a commanding 26-point advantage in the drivers' title chase heading next to the British Grand Prix at Silverstone in front of his adoring home supporters – but it is also threatening to turn the championship into something of a one-horse race.

What's more, under commercial rights-holder Bernie Ecclestone's controversial new Olympic Games-style medals proposal, the British ace would now be just two wins away from 2009 glory, less than halfway into the 17 grands prix. That has prompted the Formula One Management (FOM) chief executive to suggest that in the absence of any genuine competition for Button and Brawn, the current situation is 'not great for the spectacle [or] the championship'.

But what do you think? Has Button and Brawn's superiority made F1 boring?

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Robert - Unregistered

June 11, 2009 1:51 AM

This 2009 championship is the most boring championship ever. Thanks Mr. Mosley. The new rules (which does not allow training sesions) are the best (yeah right!!!!!) asshole!!!!!!! That idiot wants to destroy the teams and make his own F1-A1GP championship with same chasis and same engines. Go teams and make your own champinoship. It is going to be much better and the profits are for you. Let Mosley-Eclesstone die of boring.



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