Budapest: Jenson Button will be surfing the waves in Hawaii next week and before then he fancies making a splash in his 200th grand prix by aquaplaning around the Hungaroring.
The Hungarian Grand Prix offers a warmer climate than last weekend in Germany but the rain clouds seem to have followed the teams from the Nuerburgring and McLaren's Button is loving it having won here when wet in 2006 -- his first race victory.
"I've got very good memories of 2006. Obviously a long time ago now. It's the perfect place for me to have my 200th grand prix I suppose," the Briton, who will be only the 11th driver to reach the milestone, told reporters.
"Rain would be a lot of fun round here. It (2006) was one of the best races I've been involved in."
The 2009 world champion lies in fifth spot overall after two straight retirements, all but out of the title reckoning with Red Bull's defending champion Sebastian Vettel streaking away.
However, Button is still enjoying life and has big plans for Formula One's summer break following this race.
"I'm going to the beach. I'm going to Hawaii for a few days, then I've got a best friend's wedding to go to which is going to be interesting," he smiled.
Team mate Lewis Hamilton surged to a superb victory in Germany last Sunday and is eager to get back behind the wheel just a few days later rather than bask in his newfound speed.
"I love having back to back races. I said to my brother this morning that it's pretty cool," the Briton, third in the standings, told a gaggle of reporters.
"Six days of driving in two weeks, it's very rare you get to do that and it is a cool feeling, especially when you have a good result like last weekend you can continue with that energy you have."
First Published: Friday, July 29, 2011, 12:26