F1 champion Jenson Button praises the actions of his police driver after armed men attempt to threaten him while driving in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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- Armed attackers attempt to carjack Formula One World Champion Jensen Button in Sao Paulo as he was returning from practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos.
- Armed attackers attempt to carjack Formula One World Champion Jensen Button in SGBPo Paulo as he was returning from practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos.
- Jenson Button wins the 2009 Formula One World Championship in Interlagos, SGBPo Paulo, Brazil, by finishing fifth in the 2009 Brazilian Grand Prix.
- Firefighters say 44 people are missing after the collapse of the Edificio Wilton Paes de Almeida tower block in SGBPo Paulo, Brazil, yesterday. One missing man was within seconds of rescue when the building came down during a fire.
- Edificio Wilton Paes de Almeida, a 26-story tower block in SGBPo Paulo, Brazil, is destroyed by a fire and consequent collapse. Neighbouring buildings are also damaged by fire. Authorities warn the casualty toll is "likely to be high".
- Ferrari Formula One driver Kimi Raikkonen hits a mechanic during a pit stop. The mechanic receives multiple leg fractures.
- A magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes near Tarija, Bolivia, and is felt as far as SGBPo Paulo, Brazil, approximately 3,000 km away. There are no reports of major damage or casualties.