“It feels slightly surreal to be back in the cockpit,” Button said.
Fernando Alonso will be taking part in the Indy 500 this weekend
Jenson Button took the chequered flag at Monaco in 2009
“Although I haven’t turned a wheel on track yet in the MCL32, I feel well prepared.
“I’m looking forward to working with the team again and, as I’ll be on the other side of the garage this time around, I’ll do my best to look after the car for Fernando.”
“I’m looking forward to stepping back behind the wheel for one of the most crazy, unpredictable and exciting races of the year,” he added.”It’s always a challenge, a huge challenge, for any driver – but a really exciting challenge, and has always been up there in my favourite races of the year.