Date: 6th June 2014 at 8:04am
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McLaren and Jenson Button have yet to discuss terms over the possibility of a new contract.

The 2009 Formula One World Champion is out-of-contract at the end of the current campaign, but whilst Button has no plans to retire from Formula One at the end of the season, he appears to be in no rush to settle his future.

The 34-year-old is currently the most experienced driver in Formula One, with 253 Grand Prix starts, 15 victories, 50 podiums and one F1 world title.

The sad death of his father John in January had prompted speculation in some quarters that he would consider his future at the end of the 2014 season, but Button has reiterated before that he has no desire to retire.

‘We’re here, we’ve spent four good years together already – we’re in our fifth year together – and we both want, I think, to work together in the future.

‘But it’s just not time yet – the right time. We’ve a lot of other issues to solve first before we start thinking about the future too much.
Button told Sky Sports.

‘We’re in a good place and I think my experience does help me a lot. I still feel very young at heart, fitter than ever and have all that experience. So I’m in a great position and I feel I’ve a lot more to give.

‘I definitely can’t see an end to my career. This is my life and where I want to be in the future.’