Posts Tagged ‘Brawn GP’
18 Oct 2009: F1: Brazilian Grand Prix liveblog
Rubens Barrichello snatched pole at his home grand prix yesterday after a chaotic qualifying disrupted by long delays caused by weather so bad that the Interlagos track was too dangerous to drive.
Rubens Barrichello will start his home grand prix from pole position after proving best able to cope with a rain-hit and much delayed qualifying day at Interlagos.
It should be the venue for the climactic race of the season. Instead, Brazil’s Interlagos has been relegated to the penultimate slot in favour of an untried venue already beloved of the F1 establishment – but which still needs to win over fans.
4 Oct 2009: F1: Japanese Grand Prix liveblog
First there was practice, almost entirely rained off, leaving a number of rookie drivers with no useful experience of the testing Suzuka circuit. Then there was qualifying, with three heavy crashes and five grid penalties. What is left for the race itself?
Jenson Button’s hopes of tying up the drivers’ championship this weekend lie in tatters after a misjudgement during a chaotic qualifying session left him facing a five-place grid penalty.
2 Oct 2009: F1: Suzuka still a mystery after rain stops play
McLaren’s Heikki Kovalainen topped a rain-soaked Suzuka practice session that saw an unusually large number of drivers venturing out to get their first-ever taste of the track, and then some cars not attempting to set a time at all.
Jenson Button could theoretically win the Formula One Drivers’ Championship at Suzuka this weekend if he finishes far enough ahead of team-mate Rubens Barrichello.
Lewis Hamilton dominated qualifying at the Singapore Grand Prix, outpacing both Red Bulls and Williams’ Nico Rosberg to take pole, while the Brawns suffered through a dismal day and will start 10th and 12th.
Red Bull’s Mark Webber has admitted on the eve of the Singapore Grand Prix that he has no realistic hope of winning the Formula One drivers’ title.
13 Sep 2009: F1: Italian Grand Prix liveblog
What are we expecting this morning? Well, Lewis Hamiltonâ€™s pole to prove a little bit shaky, for a start, KERS or no KERS.