Posts Tagged ‘Spanish Grand prix’

9 May 2009: F1: Last-gasp blinder from Button secures pole

Jenson Button turned around a weekend spent struggling for pace by seizing a dramatic pole position in the dying seconds of qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix.

8 May 2009: F1: Early leaders still saying ‘catch us if you can’

The raft of aero and other upgrades that Formula One teams have brought to Barcelona in the hope of overhauling the early season pace-setters seem to have made little difference, if practice is any guide.

8 May 2009: F1: User guide to the Spanish Grand Prix

Following the racing this weekend? Here’s all you need to know.

8 May 2009: F1: Can Alonso shine in Barcelona?

Could a combination of new parts and guts from Fernando Alonso in front of his home crowd possibly bring home a maiden 2009 grand prix win for Renault?

23 Apr 2009: F1: McLaren’s sponsors ask for tolerance

Commercial and sporting interests are set to collide head-on when McLaren is summoned to the FIA courtroom to answer five charges of lying to stewards at the Australian Grand Prix.

26 Jun 2008: F1: McLaren reveals the cause of Kovalainen’s crash

Heikki Kovalainen’s heavy crash into the tyre wall during the Barcelona Grand Prix was the result of a lacquering process incorrectly applied to a wheel, which caused it to move apart and pitch his car off the racetrack at nearly 150 miles per hour.

6 May 2008: F1: drivers tell what Kovalainen crash must have felt like

For most of us it’s very difficult to imagine what it must have felt like to be in Heikki Kovalainen’s McLaren when it hit the barriers at the Circuit de Catalunya at 150 miles per hour. But one or two of his F1 colleagues have been on hand to explain – and to recall being in similar crashes.

28 Apr 2008: F1: where to look for Kovalainen crash footage

Looking at our search results for yesterday and today, it’s clear that lots of people are turning up at the site because they are hunting down video of Kovalainen’s Barcelona crash.

28 Apr 2008: F1: drivers face no action after Glock-Coulthard collision

It was far from being the most dramatic moment of the Spanish Grand Prix. But the collision between Red Bull’s David Coulthard and Timo Glock around Lap 54 provoked a stewards’ inquiry after the Toyota rookie appeared to shunt the veteran Scot from behind on an ill-advised overtaking manoeuvre.

28 Apr 2008: F1: is Ecclestone’s support for Mosley wavering?

A rather interesting story was posted on the BBC website shortly before the opening of hostilities at Barcelona on Sunday. It suggests that embattled FIA president Max Mosley might not be able to rely on the unconditional support of his old mucker Bernie Ecclestone after all.

 
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