Dennis: Button Should Honour his Contract

McLaren boss Ron Dennis has added his weight to the view that Jenson Button should honour his contract with Williams

Dennis: Button Should Honour his Contract

Following Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone's comments that Button should see through the commitment he has made to join Williams next year, now Dennis believes that Button is wrong to try and escape the contract so can remain at BAR.

"I put a great deal more value on a commitment that I verbally make than one I put into a contract," said Dennis. "Having said that, I stick rigidly to contracts.

"If I have signed a bad one, and I don't have many memories of that, but if I try to find a way to resolve it, it is behind closed doors.

"The negotiation of a mutually agreed settlement is not the subject of public debate. People who agree to things, irrespective of consequences, you stand by your contract."

Button's plea to Williams to release him from his contract appears to have fallen on deaf ears, with team boss Frank Williams saying that there are no circumstances under which he will let the Briton go. That makes it likely the matter will no head for the courts.

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