He admitted he was concerned about the British Grand Prix with heavy rain forecast for Silverstone.
So you can't blame Jenson Button for making the most of the sunshine as he holidayed in the Mediterranean earlier this week.
Enjoying a mini break during the current Formula One season, the 32-year-old chartered a yacht with his Japanese model girlfriend Jessica Michibata, 27.
Pretty in pink: Japanese model Jessica Michibata shows off her figure in a pink bikini on the French Riviera
Showing off: The brunette certainly looked body confident as she relaxed on the boat
Jessica, who has been dating Jenson since 2009, started off in a pink bikini, before changing into a blue swimsuit.
Their break came as Button admitted he was nervous about the weather conditions this weekend.
This is the life: The couple, who have been dating for three years, top up their tans
Making a splash: Jessica was having a great time as she jumped into the ocean
Cooling down: The model wore a pair of goggles as she landed in the water
He said: 'I can’t see us being allowed to race in these conditions.
‘There’s a lot of standing water. It was quite scary out there. On your own its OK but in a pack it’s very difficult.’
Tender moment: Jenson placed a loving hand on Jessica's tummy as she gazed over at him
Let's dive in: The couple went swimming together in the Mediterranean
What's so funny? The pretty star was spotted laughing as Jenson held a mobile phone to her right ear
In a recent interview, Button admits he often does yoga with his girlfriend, but reveals she is much better at it than he is.
Baby in blue: Jessica also wore a blue Speedo swimsuit to go swimming
Picture perfect: Jessica displayed a flat stomach and flawless skin as she lazed in the sun
'But for me, the most relaxing thing for me is to go cycling. I spend a lot of time in the south of France, where there are some very beautiful hills and mountains.
'That’s the best place to relax, for me to think about all I’ve achieved, and what I want to achieve, and what I need to do to achieve it. So for me, the most relaxing thing is to be on a pushbike, which is crazy.'
Dive in: Jessica jumps off the yacht to join her boyfriend in the sea