Jenson Button wants quick 2016 F1 decision from McLaren-Honda

Jenson Button hopes he can resolve his Formula 1 future with McLaren in the next few weeks

Jenson Button wants quick 2016 F1 decision from McLaren-Honda

The 2009 world champion is the main player in the 2016 driver market yet to have his future guaranteed, with an option existing in his contract for McLaren to keep him alongside Fernando Alonso.

The team has alternatives in its proteges Stoffel Vandoorne and Kevin Magnussen.

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier said earlier in the Italian Grand Prix weekend the team intends to stick with its current line-up, and Button said after the race that he hopes it is discussed in the coming weeks.

When asked about his future after finishing 14th at Monza, Button said: "I think that's something we need to discuss away from the circuit over the next few weeks.

"It's always in your hands. Hopefully over the next few weeks we can decide, either way."

Button shone in the early part of the Italian GP, climbing to as high as ninth on the first lap and then fighting hard with faster cars that repassed him as the race continued.

"I had a good start into Turn 1 so I enjoyed that," he said. "Then it was basically just waiting for people to come by.

"The problem is it's quite difficult because they are passing you in places you didn't think possible.

"The whole time you're looking in your mirrors on the entry to a corner, which is unusual.

"It makes it very difficult in the race when you have low [ERS] deployment."

Button added he was disappointed to miss out on a late-race scrap with team-mate Fernando Alonso, who was forced to retire in the closing stages.

"It would have been a good fight to the end," he said.

"It's not easy for us to overtake each other - for the other cars it is dead easy.

"It would have been quite fun - we had a good little fight for three laps and we had another six to go - we missed out on that."

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