McLaren Mercedes have rubbished media reports that Jenson Button will miss next weekend's Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona. Over the weekend, speculation was rife that Button was suffering from a leg injury as he 2009 world champion elected to pull out of a triathlon on the Canary Islands.
A McLaren spokesman was quick to dismiss the speculation as he confirmed:
'Jenson decided not to complete the Canary Islands triathlon, but he is fit and well and has, contrary to a few rogue media reports, no injuries of any kind.'
He went on to confirm that Jenson was in the McLaren Technology Centre on Monday carrying out simulator work a he prepares for the start of the European season.
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