Belgian Grand Prix grid

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1. Giancarlo Fisichella, Force India-Mercedes – 1’46.308 2. Jarno Trulli, Toyota – 1’46.395 3. Nick Heidfeld, BMW – 1’46.500 4. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’46.513 5. Robert Kubica, BMW – 1’46.586 6. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari – 1’46.633 7. Timo Glock, Toyota – 1’46.677 8. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault – 1’46.761 9. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault … Continue reading Belgian Grand Prix grid

European Grand Prix in pictures

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The streets of Valencia may not quite be a match for Monte-Carlo, but there was definitely a splash more colour about the place this year. Here’s a look back at the race in pictures, including Sebastien Buemi aand Timo Glock’s coming-together, Sebastian Vettel’s retirement – and a very happy Rubens Barrichello.

European Grand Prix result

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1. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes 2. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes 3. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari 4. Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren-Mercedes 5. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota 6. Fernando Alonso, Renault 7. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes 8. Robert Kubica, BMW 9. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault 10. Adrian Sutil, Force India-Mercedes 11. Nick Heidfeld, BMW 12. Giancarlo Fisichella, Force India-Mercedes 13. Jarno Trulli, Toyota … Continue reading European Grand Prix result

European Grand Prix grid

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1. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’39.498 2. Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’39.532 3. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’39.563 4. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault – 1’39.789 5. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’39.821 6. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari – 1’40.144 7. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota – 1’40.185 8. Fernando Alonso, Renault – 1’40.236 9. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault – … Continue reading European Grand Prix grid

Alguersuari wins in WSR, Raikkonen crashes out of rally (pictures and video)

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It’s always great to see F1 drivers competing in other series when they haven’t got a Grand Prix and two have been at it this weekend. Toro Rosso new boy Jaime Alguersuari scored his first win of the year on his return to the World Series by Renault. Kimi Raikkonen’s extra-curricular activity was his first … Continue reading Alguersuari wins in WSR, Raikkonen crashes out of rally (pictures and video)

Alonso takes surprise pole after horror crash for Massa

2009 Hungarian Grand Prix

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Felipe Massa’s horrific crash caused a substantial delay to qualifying at the Hungaroring – after which Fernando Alonso claimed his first pole position in almost two years. The result was even more of a surprise as the final moments of qualifying were disrupted by a total failure of the timing systems, meaning even the drivers … Continue reading Alonso takes surprise pole after horror crash for Massa

Hungarian Grand Prix grid (updated)

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1. Fernando Alonso, Renault – 1’21.569 2. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault – 1’21.607 3. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault – 1’21.741 4. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’21.839 5. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota – 1’21.890 6. Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’22.095 7. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari – 1’22.468 8. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’22.511 9. Kazuki Nakajima, Williams-Toyota – … Continue reading Hungarian Grand Prix grid (updated)

Jaime Alguersuari’s first day at the office

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Despite the inevitable rows over him becoming the youngest F1 driver ever, Jaime Alguersuari made his first appearance in an official Formula 1 session today. He’s only the second new driver to arrive in F1 this year – joining his team mate Sebastien Buemi who, with nine Grand Prix starts to his name, looks like … Continue reading Jaime Alguersuari’s first day at the office

Jaime Alguersuari confirmed at Toro Rosso

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Jaime Alguersuari has been officially announced as Sebastien Bourdais’ replacement at Toro Rosso. As discussed here last week, Alguersuari will become the youngest F1 driver ever, beating the record set by Mike Thackwell in 1980. Alguersuari and team mate Sebastien Buemi will form the youngest ever pair of team mates in Formula 1. Alguersuari had … Continue reading Jaime Alguersuari confirmed at Toro Rosso

Jaime Alguersuari set to take Bourdais’ place at Toro Rosso in Hungary

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Jaime Alguersuari will join Toro Rosso for the next race at the Hungaroring, several sources are reporting this evening. We took a look at the Red Bull Junior driver’s biography last week and he’s been on the radar for some time. But the consensus in the comments was he looks promising but might be a … Continue reading Jaime Alguersuari set to take Bourdais’ place at Toro Rosso in Hungary

Alguersuari vs Turvey, round two (WSR)

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Last year?s British F3 championship was decided in a thrilling finale at Donington Park. Jaime Alguersuari overcame a points deficit to beat Carlin team mate Oliver Turvey to the crown. This year the pair are set to resume their battle in the World Series by Renault. Both are still with Carlin and the inter-team rivalry … Continue reading Alguersuari vs Turvey, round two (WSR)