Guio Oblepias was at the Malaysian Grand Prix and, as well as getting soaked to the skin, took this brilliant collection of pictures. Have a look at them now and check out the F1 Fanatic drop.io for more…
Here’s a closer look at some of the outstanding moments of the Malaysian Grand Prix: Fernando Alonso’s incredible getaway, Jenson Button’s race-winning pace, and Timo Glock’s inspired switch to intermediate tyres.
F1 Fanatic guest writer Duncan Stephen, who writes Vee8, reflects on the chaotic ending to Malaysian Grand Prix and how it was handled. Before I write about the Malaysian Grand Prix, it is worth reflecting on the issues surrounding the curtailment of the race. I have no particular problem with a race being stopped if … Continue reading Unravelling the mayhem in Malaysia
The Malaysian Grand Prix will be remembered as one of the shortest F1 races ever. But Jenson Button will recall it as the first race where he started from pole position, set fastest lap and won the race. Here’s more of the stats and facts from the Sepang race.
Wheel-to-wheel racing and gigantic rain storms – here are some of the dramatic pictures from the Malaysian Grand Prix. More Malaysian Grand Prix pictures Malaysian Grand Prix pictures Malaysian GP Pictures: Qualifying Malaysian GP pictures: practice Malaysian GP pictures: Thursday More F1 pictures
Jenson Button made it two wins in a row for Brawn with another victory from pole position in Sepang as rain forced an early end to the Malaysian GP.
Result declared after 31 of scheduled 56 laps and half points awarded. 1. Jenson Button 2. Nick Heidfeld 3. Timo Glock 4. Jarno Trulli 5. Rubens Barrichello 6. Mark Webber 7. Lewis Hamilton 8. Nico Rosberg 9. Felipe Massa 10. Sebastian Bourdais 11. Fernando Alonso 12. Kazuki Nakajima 13. Nelson Piquet Jnr 14. Kimi Raikkonen … Continue reading Malaysian Grand Prix results
Ferrari’s poor start to 2009 continued at Malaysia as they incredibly failed to score a point for the second race running. It’s clear the F60 isn’t the fastest car in F1 this year – but they made things far worse for themselves with two major tactical blunders.
Drivers’ championship 1. Jenson Button 15 2. Rubens Barrichello 10 3. Jarno Trulli 8.5 4. Timo Glock 8 5. Fernando Alonso 4 5. Nick Heidfeld 4 7. Nico Rosberg 3.5 8. Sebastien Buemi 2 9. Mark Webber 1.5 10. Sebastian Bourdais 1 10. Lewis Hamilton 1 Constructors’ championship 1. Brawn 25 2. Toyota 16.5 3. … Continue reading Championship standings after Malaysia
The Malaysian Grand Prix failed to run its full distance after a massive downpour made racing conditions impossible F1 races have always been at the mercy of the weather and everyone understands the impact that can have on them. But Bernie Ecclestone’s decision to start the race so close to sunset was a serious mistake. … Continue reading F1 victim of its own greed as Malaysian GP fails to go the distance after late start
Dramatic racing, rain, race stoppages – the Malaysian Grand Prix had more going on in half a race distance than we see in most full races. Rate the Malaysian GP below.
The Malaysian Grand Prix is less than 12 hours away. Will we get another action-packed encounter as we saw in Melbourne – and will the rain we’ve expected all weekend finally arrive? Let’s take a look ahead to the crucial opening lap of the race and see how the start, the first stint, and the … Continue reading Malaysian GP: thoughts on the start
Jenson Button made it two pole positions in a row as he beat Jarno Trulli by less than a tenth of a second in qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix. But Felipe Massa will start from 16th after he and Ferrari made a disastrous mistake early in the session.
Here is the Malaysian Grand Prix grid following the application of penalties. The drivers’ starting weights have been published – see here: Malaysian GP fuel weights and strategies 1. Jenson Button 1’35.181 2. Jarno Trulli 1’35.273 3. Timo Glock 1’35.690 4. Nico Rosberg 1’35.750 5. Mark Webber 1’35.797 6. Robert Kubica 1’36.106 7. Kimi Raikkonen … Continue reading Malaysian Grand Prix grid
The Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend will, like the Australian Grand Prix last weekend, be another ‘twilight’ race. These two races have later start times in an effort to improve television audiences in Europe. But is it safe to start races so late, and does it make any difference to the television figures?
Round two of the 2009 F1 season began today with practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix. Here’s a selection of pictures of all the teams and drivers.
Brawn GP may be the favourites after their one-two in Malaysia but with rain threatening Sunday’s race could be tricky to predict. Name your predictions for pole position and the podium below.
F1 has arrived at Malaysia – here’s a small gallery showing some of what the teams and drivers were up to in and around Kuala Lumpur. Force India’s Vitantonio Liuzzi won a kart race – surprise, surprise, he’s a former karting world champion – and Robert Kubica entertained crowds in a Formula BMW car.
At least one of our number is already bound for Sepang: Journeyer, F1 history master and stats guru, is heading out there for the Malaysian Grand Prix. I hope he’s packed his double-strength anorak, because the rain bearing down on Sepang International Circuit looks pretty fierce. Who else is braving the climate to watch the … Continue reading Are you going to the Malaysian Grand Prix?
Here are the details of the live Malaysian Grand Prix coverage in Britain. Don’t forget to join us on F1 Fanatic for live blogging during every session. Friday 3rd April Free practice 1: 2.55am – 4.35am, Red Button (video – television), BBC Sport (video – online), 5 Live Sports Extra (audio – radio) Free practice … Continue reading Malaysian Grand Prix TV times