Sky Sports presenters have on-air bust up 

Sky Sports F1 presenters David Croft and Jenson Button had a disagreement during Free Practice 3 over something completely unrelated to Formula 1.

Formula 1 can be a contentious sport at times, with on-track rivalries and controversial moments sparking sometimes divisive debates between fans.

Free Practice 3 in Monaco saw another argument break out, this time during an on-air discussion with Sky Sports F1 commentator David Croft and pundit Jenson Button.

The unusual element of their debate was that it had nothing to do with Formula 1 – Instead the argument was about buttering bread.

After commentator Anthony Davidson likened driving around Monaco to spreading butter, referring to how the track gains grip as more rubber is put down, Croft and Button launched into a debate about how to store butter.

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“You obviously don’t put your butter in the fridge?” Button said.

“Well, who puts butter in the fridge?” Croft replied.

“Well it makes it difficult to spread, it’s like a fun game,” Button explained.

“I’d hate to be your wife. Imagine the rows over breakfast,” Croft responded.

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The moment between the two Sky Sports presenters saw a whole discussion break out on social media, as fans weighed in on the situation, offering their takes.

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Unfortunately for Croft, the majority of responses sided with Button, with people questioning who would keep butter anywhere other than the fridge. 

While Free Practice might have provided an opportunity for debates about non-F1 topics, Sunday’s race is unlikely to do so, with the Grand Prix set to be an action-packed fight for victory.

Fernando Alonso has a chance to secure his illusive 33rd Grand Prix victory if he can pass Max Verstappen early on, while Esteban Ocon, who was promoted to 3rd following a post-qualifying penalty, will be keen to give Alpine a podium finish.