Verstappen's Austria win remains under investigation, as his winning move on Charles Leclerc saw the Ferrari man forced off-track.
If it stands, it will be Honda's first win since Hungary 2006, when Button won for the works team which ran for three seasons before folding and becoming the Brawn GP outfit.
Having had many brickbats thrown their way over the years, the emotions were clear to see for Honda's employees as Verstappen took the chequered flag for a second straight year in Red Bull's home race.
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