Posts Tagged ‘Ross Brawn’

18 Oct 2009: Opinion: Brawn GP, Brazil and beyond

Ten months ago, Honda F1 stood on the brink of extinction. Today, its successor, Brawn GP stands on the brink of winning not just the Formula One constructors’ championship, but also the drivers’ title for either Jenson Button or Rubens Barrichello. There has to be a movie script in this incredible story of rescue and recovery.

15 Oct 2009: F1: Will Brazil get the championship showdown it deserves?

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.

30 Sep 2009: F1: Will we see back-to-back British champions at Suzuka?

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.

24 Sep 2009: F1: Webber accepts defeat as Singapore tries to forget last year

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.

12 Sep 2009: F1: Monza pole for Hamilton but Brawns look threatening

Lewis Hamilton snatched pole position from his long-time friend Adrian Sutil in the dying seconds of qualifying at Monza, setting up an intriguing contest in the Italian Grand Prix tomorrow.

12 Sep 2009: Keeping the faith – a Brawn fan’s perspective on the F1 season so far

Who would have thought, when Honda pulled out of Formula One in December last year, that within three months the team would have been rescued and unveiled a very sprightly-looking car?

9 Sep 2009: F1: On eve of Monza, teams now view KERS much more positively

It’s the eve of the Italian Grand Prix and the championship is wide open. You’re looking down the Monza straight and contemplating the fact that Ferrari and McLaren will be able to use that magic KERS button not once but twice as qualifying kicks off.

27 Aug 2009: F1: Brawn seals sponsorship and starts driver talks

Brawn GP is in business for the next three years, according to its chief executive Nick Fry, and will now be opening contractual negotiations with its drivers.

23 Jul 2009: F1: Can Brawn and Button turn this season around?

Just how far can current drivers’ and constructors’ insurgent challengers Red Bull get this season by relying on cool weather to blunt the Brawn charge? This weekend might provide some answers to just that question.

12 Jul 2009: F1: Victorious Webber makes his mark at last

Red Bull’s Mark Webber gave Australian sports fans something to talk about besides the cricket by shrugging off a drive-through penalty at the Nurburgring and cruising to his first-ever Formula One victory.

 
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