Posts Tagged ‘Jenson Button’
19 Nov 2008: F1: Barcelona test report 18/11/08
Red Bull is certainly giving its drivers wings at Barcelona this week – a Toro Rosso one-two on Monday has been followed by a complete shut-out of the top four timesheet slots on the second day of testing.
18 Nov 2008: F1: Barcelona test report 17/11/08
Is it that time already? The first winter testing session has kicked off in Barcelona with everyone from world rally champions to former GP2 frontrunners turning up to play on a cold but bright and sunny day.
The story about Lewis Hamilton featuring at this year’s Race of Champions just refuses to go away – despite receiving absolutely no public encouragement whatsoever from the driver or his team.
Jenson Button has won a ringing endorsement from his Honda team’s management, which reckons he could take on Lewis Hamilton with the right equipment. But they are not yet certain enough to give him a 2009 contract, it would appear…
3 Nov 2008: F1: Thanks to ITV for keeping us entertained
We’ve all moaned and complained, cursed the ad breaks and laughed uproariously at the unintended bloopers. But the Brits on Pole team has thoroughly enjoyed the last 12 years of Formula One coverage from ITV – and we’d like to say thank you.
1 Nov 2008: F1: Massa pole piles pressure on Hamilton
Fans cheering on Lewis Hamilton’s title challenge face a nervous start to the Brazilian Grand Prix as the British driver was only able to qualify fourth, behind title rival Felipe Massa who took a dominant pole position.
1 Nov 2008: RoC: Coulthard confirms his appearance
David Coulthard has, to no-one’s surprise whatsoever, confirmed that he will be putting in an appearance at the Race of Champions event at Wembley in December – in the intriguingly-named ‘Team F1 Racing Great Britain’.
31 Oct 2008: F1: Hamilton subdued in Brazil practice
Felipe Massa got his bid to secure the 2008 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships off to a strong start today after topping the unofficial timesheets in one practice session and coming second in the other.
30 Oct 2008: F1: Brawn says ‘good riddance’ to 2008 season
For Honda, the Brazilian Grand Prix will be the last chapter in a painful year and a chance to finally look towards the future, according to team principal Ross Brawn.
30 Oct 2008: F1: Brazilian Grand Prix preview
Both of Formula One’s championships are up for grabs at the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix, as arch rivals Ferrari and McLaren battle to secure the constructors’ and drivers’ titles.