McLaren Honda have confirmed that Jenson Button was taken to hospital on Friday afternoon following Free Practice for evaluation after complaining of eye irritation.

The 2009 world champion finished the session in eighth place just ahead of Sergio Perez and his McLaren team mate Fernando Alonso. Button tweeted:

On my way back to Hockenheim from the Mannheim hospital for an eye examination, foreign body found & removed. All good for tomorrow 👍🏽

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