Williams shoot out begins at Jerez

Formula 3 star Jenson Button's dream of entering F1 could come true if he impresses Williams team bosses at Jerez this weekend

Williams shoot out begins at Jerez

The 19-year-old British racer will battle against F3000 star Bruno Junqueira in a two-day test at the Spanish circuit for the coveted seat.

Both team boss Frank Williams and BMW boss Gerhard Berger have both lent their support to the idea of F3 star Jensen Button joining the F1 squad in place of Italian Alex Zanardi.

Speaking to The Daily Telegraph, Button said: 'I am looking forward to it, this test, whatever happens. I don't care about the end result. It is just a great experience.

'I am not really nervous at all. Just excited. Honestly, I just cannot wait to get there and beat that Brazilian boy's backside. It should be good.'

However, whether Button's talent will be enough to secure him the drive is in doubt.

Brazilian Junqueira is reportedly ready to bring £4m in sponsorship from oil giant Petronas.

Grand Prix commentator Simon Taylor will be keeping AUTOSPORT Online updated on Button's progress throughout the day - so make sure you check the site.

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