Wedding bells on the horizon for Jenson and Jessica

Jessica Michibata in Bahrain

Jessica Michibata in Bahrain

Jenson Button and long time girlfriend Jessica Michibata are engaged to be married.

Reports in Britain confirm that the two lovebirds, who often travel to grand prix races together, are engaged and that Michibata is sporting an impressive ‘teardrop diamond’ engagement ring as she attends testing in Bahrain with Button.

The news comes shortly after the passing of Button’s father John Button who died in January.

Button first met the Japanese model in 2008 in a hotel bar in Tokyo and eight months later, the pair started dating.

According to the Daily Mail: “It wasn’t until Jenson became Formula 1 World Champion in Brazil in 2009 that Jessica realised just how strong his love for her was, when he dedicated his win to her, live on television.”

A spokesperson for Button confirmed the news and revealed that the couple are “delighted”, but that no date has yet been set for the wedding. (GP247)

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  • McLarenfan

    Congratulations to them both it has been coming for a while they are a good match.

  • Hawk

    nice gal

  • Spartacus

    What about Lewis? Didn’t he start dating Nicole earlier? Why isn’t he getting married yet? How much longer does he intend to drag Nicole on?

  • McLarenfan

    Lewis and Nicole have had a few breaks in the middle but the word is he may well be popping the question soon Last year he asked her to stop doing the XFactor as they didn’t see much of her but she refused and they ended up parting but this year she has quit, they are now back together there was a story about them a few days ago.

  • Spartacus

    I agree. I think Michibutton is perfect.