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6 Jul 2007

Back injury puts Button out of second practice

Honda’s Jenson Button will sit out the second practice session at Silverstone this afternoon, after aggravating the back strain he sustained during the first-corner shunt at Indianapolis in June.

Button had been troubled by the injury in testing in Jerez prior to the last round in Magny-Cours, but the Englishman recovered in time for that event. He will rest his back this afternoon, in the hope of being able to drive again tomorrow.

Honda's Austrian reserve driver, Christian Klien, will replace Button for second practice.

Jenson Button (GBR) Honda RA107.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 9, British Grand Prix, Practice Day, Silverstone, England, Friday, 6 July 2007