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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.

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.

17 Oct 2009: F1: Button overshadowed by Barrichello as rain stops play

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.

17 Oct 2009: F1: Alonso fastest in Interlagos practice

Fernando Alonso set the fastest time in practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix, but he did so without dominating as all 20 cars ran within a second of each other on a rainy day at Interlagos.

15 Oct 2009: F1: User guide to the Brazilian Grand Prix

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

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.

13 Oct 2009: F1: McLaren’s other sort of race against the clock

It’s moody, it’s atmospheric, it’s not exactly full of hold-the-presses information, but it’s interesting for all that. Here’s another video from Vodafone and McLaren showing the race cars being transported to Monza for the Grand Prix.

4 Oct 2009: F1: Vettel’s display keeps the Brawns at bay

Sebastian Vettel kept up the pressure on Jenson Button and Brawn GP with a commanding win in the Japanese Grand Prix, surviving a start-line challenge from Lewis Hamilton to cruise to victory.

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?

3 Oct 2009: F1: Button cops five-place post-qualifying grid penalty

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.

 
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