On the Button - Jenson's F1 career in Opta numbers

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A prominent and popular figure on the Formula One circuit since he made his debut with Williams back in 2000, Jenson Button is set to drive in his 305th and final race in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

The 36-year-old's expected retirement from the sport is sure to bring plenty of generous tributes from team-mates and rivals past and present - and rightly so.

But before those plaudits flood in, we bring you the best stats from his long and illustrious F1 career, courtesy of Opta. 

15 - Career GP victories (six of which came in his 2009 drivers' championship-winning season). 

18 - That's the 18th-highest number of career GP wins in F1 history, one behind Stirling Moss and one ahead of Graham Hill. 

50 - His career total of podium finishes. 

10 - He became the 10th British driver to win the F1 world championship with his 2009 triumph. 

3 - Button's tally of 305 career races will place him third on the all-time list behind Rubens Barrichello (323) and Michael Schumacher (307). And he won the Australian GP on three occasions as well.

16 - He is one of 16 British F1 world championship winners, the highest of any country.

17 - The number of times Button competed in the Australian, Brazilian, British, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese and Malaysian GPs.

2 - His victories at the Hungarian GP.

7 - The number of F1 teams that he has driven for.