Amid all the excitement over the new champions, an important development for next year’s season is in the works. Williams are now expected to use Cosworth engines and the company will be able to re-tune them before the season starts to make them competitive… Williams to use Cosworth engines in 2010 (Autosport) "With Toyota already … Continue reading F1 links: Williams-Cosworth deal mooted
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How Button, Vettel and Hamilton got to the front (Brazilian Grand Prix analysis)Posted on
Jenson Button, Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton may have been disappointed with their qualifying performances but they made up for it with impressive drives to the front in the race. Take a look at how they did it and get more insight into how the race unfolded with the Brazilian Grand Prix analysis.
Button and Brawn celebrate (Pictures)Posted on
When Jenson Button broke his Grand Prix victory duck at the Hungaroring three years ago one picture captured the moment: the wide-eyed stare beaming out out from inside his crash helmet. That famous photo had aits sequel yesterday as Button climbed from the cockpit of his BGP001 and tried to come to terms with the … Continue reading Button and Brawn celebrate (Pictures)
Brazilian Grand Prix in picturesPosted on
From the explosive start to the jubilant scenes as Felipe Massa waved the chequered flag at the new world champion Jenson Button, the Brazilian Grand Prix was a spectacular race. Take a look back at some of the highlights with this collection of pictures.
2009 Brazilian Grand Prix stats & factsPosted on
In a remarkable coincidence the championship was won at Interlagos by a British driver who finished fifth in the number 22 car powered by a Mercedes for the second year in a row. But this time it was Jenson Button and not Lewis Hamilton. Read on for more facts and stats from the Brazilian Grand … Continue reading 2009 Brazilian Grand Prix stats & facts
Webber wins in style as Button races to title
2009 Brazilian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Mark Webber romped away to win the Brazilian Grand Prix – and in doing so helped Jenson Button to claim the drivers’ championship.
Championship standings after BrazilPosted on
Drivers’ championship Driver Points 1 Jenson Button 89 2 Sebastian Vettel 74 3 Rubens Barrichello 72 4 Mark Webber 61.5 5 Lewis Hamilton 49 6 Kimi Raikkonen 48 7 Nico Rosberg 34.5 8 Jarno Trulli 30.5 9 Fernando Alonso 26 10 Timo Glock 24 11 Heikki Kovalainen 22 12 Felipe Massa 22 13 Robert Kubica … Continue reading Championship standings after Brazil
Brazilian Grand Prix resultPosted on
Position Driver Laps Delay Gap 1 Mark Webber 71 2 Robert Kubica 71 7.626 7.626 3 Lewis Hamilton 71 18.944 11.318 4 Sebastian Vettel 71 19.652 0.708 5 Jenson Button 71 29.005 9.353 6 Kimi Raikkonen 71 33.34 4.335 7 Sebastien Buemi 71 35.991 2.651 8 Rubens Barrichello 71 45.454 9.463 9 Kamui Kobayashi 71 … Continue reading Brazilian Grand Prix result
Jenson Button is F1 world championPosted on
Jenson Button has won the 2009 F1 drivers’ championship. He climbed from 14th to fifth in the Brazilian Grand Prix thanks to a combination of a crash at the start of the race and several bold passes by the Brawn driver.
Brawn win 2009 F1 constructors’ titlePosted on
Brawn have won the 2009 F1 constructors’ championship. Heading into the penultimate race it was a virtual certainty they would beat Red Bull to the crown, as their rivals needed a pair of one-twos from the final race with Brawn not scoring. Although Mark Webber won the race for Red Bull, both Brawns came home … Continue reading Brawn win 2009 F1 constructors’ title
Brazilian Grand Prix – rate the racePosted on
A huge crash, a lot of overtaking – and a conclusion to the championship battle. What did you think of the Brazilian Grand Prix? Rate the race out of ten and have your say below:
F1 links: Trulli still hopes for Toyota drivePosted on
Trulli awaits Toyota’s budget decision (Autosport) "Although Toyota president John Howett has made it clear several times that he thinks it unlikely the Italian will be retained by the outfit, Trulli has revealed that he has agreed with Toyota's team principal Tadashi Yamashina not to commit to anything else for now." Head: Hulkenberg will be … Continue reading F1 links: Trulli still hopes for Toyota drive
Brazilian Grand Prix live blogPosted on
Review the Brazilian Grand Prix live blog below.
Massa shows crash helmet damage (Video)Posted on
Felipe Massa has shown Brazilian television the damage caused to his crash helmet when it was struck be a piece of Rubens Barrichello’s suspension in qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix. Kareem Shaya estimated how hard Massa was hit for us earlier this year and came to the conclusion that: Massa would have been 14 … Continue reading Massa shows crash helmet damage (Video)
Schumacher ready to return to racingPosted on
The neck injury that kept Michael Schumacher away from a shock F1 return this year has healed. Schumacher injured his neck in a bike racing accident early this year. The seven-times champion told Der Spiegel, in an interview due to be published tomorrow: From now to the end of the year, my neck injury will … Continue reading Schumacher ready to return to racing
Todt’s team accused of vote-buyingPosted on
A supporter of Jean Todt has been accused of trying to buy a vote for the FIA president candidate. Surinder Thatthi, one of Todt’s seven nominees for sport vice president, is alleged to have offered to arrange payment for the FIA subscription fee for the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs in Uganda, but only if … Continue reading Todt’s team accused of vote-buying
Early pit stop could compromise Barrichello (Brazilian GP fuel strategies)Posted on
Rubens Barrichello won’t have everything his own way tomorrow as the fuel weight for the Brazilian Grand Prix revealed he will have to stop two laps earlier than Mark Webber and Adrian Sutil. Jarno Trulli, who starts fourth, will also make his first stop later than Barrichello. Here’s the fuel weights in full:
Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying in picturesPosted on
It may have taken the best part of three hours, but qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix provided high drama and set up a fascinating grid ahead of tomorrow’s race. Here’s a selection of pictures of the drivers in action on an utterly soaked circuit at Interlagos.
Barrichello on pole at home as Button slumps to 14th
2009 Brazilian Grand Prix qualifyingPosted on
Rubens Barrichello has a precious opportunity to slash Jenson Button’s championship lead in tomorrow’s Brazilian Grand Prix
Brazilian Grand Prix grid (Updated)Posted on
1. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’19.576 2. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault – 1’19.668 3. Adrian Sutil, Force India-Mercedes – 1’19.912 4. Jarno Trulli, Toyota – 1’20.097 5. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari – 1’20.168 6. Sebastien Buemi, Toro Rosso-Ferrari – 1’20.250 7. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota – 1’20.326 8. Robert Kubica, BMW – 1’20.631 9. Kazuki Nakajima, Williams-Toyota … Continue reading Brazilian Grand Prix grid (Updated)