McLaren Snaps: JENSON'S MECHANIC
During the course of the 2016 F1 season, we bring you exclusive access to some of the personalities in the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team. Meet the men and women who keep the team on track throughout a race weekend, at the circuit and back at the McLaren Technology Centre.
Jenson Button's mechanic.
Wing adjust, nosebox change, steering wheel change (Jack of all trades!).
HOW LONG HAVE YOU WORKED AT McLAREN?
DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN 3 WORDS…
Life and soul.
FAVOURITE RACE LOCATION?
It's got to be Monaco - it's so unique, and always a bit of a mad one.
FIRST McLAREN MEMORY?
Senna's Donington win. 1993.
BEST McLAREN MEMORY?
Our 2008 championship win - which was also my first year.
FAVOURITE RACE IN McLAREN HISTORY?
Canada, 2011, JB's win. A little known fact about that race - we had soup on the grid!
WHAT WOULD BE YOUR THREE F1 TRAVEL ESSENTIALS?
Headphones, FIA pass, passport.
BEST PART OF YOUR JOB?
I get to travel the world.
FAVOURITE McLAREN DRIVER – PAST OR PRESENT?
James Hunt - legend.
WHEN NOT AT WORK, I LIKE TO…
Get out on the bike, weather permitting and spend time with the family.
INTERESTING FACT ABOUT YOURSELF…
I have twins, and I'm a Derby County fan, Up The Rams...!
WHAT FUELS YOU THROUGH YOUR DAY?
Chilli beef wrap.
YOUR FAVOURITE LUBRICATION (DRINK!)?
IF I WASN’T WORKING IN FORMULA 1, I WOULD BE….
...a superstar DJ.
WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST JOB?
Washing pots in a Chinese restaurant.