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21/02/2014 07:09 GMT | Updated 02/04/2014 08:59 BST

Jenson Button Engaged To Jessica Michibata (PICTURES)

Michibata shows off her engagement ring
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Michibata shows off her engagement ring

Formula 1 driver Jenson Button and his model girlfriend Jessica Michibata are engaged after dating for five years.

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Michibata, sporting her engagement ring, in Bahrain on Friday

Michibata, 29, was pictured in the paddock during day three of F1 Winter Testing at the Bahrain International Circuit wearing a glistening band.

A spokesperson for Button, whose father died last month, formally confirmed the news and added the couple were "delighted".

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Button and Michibata together in Hungary last year

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