Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

25 Oct 2009: F1: Button takes the long way round to a 2010 drive with Brawn

Jenson’s driving style is well-known as one of the smoothest on the F1 grid. It’s a pity that the management side of things hasn’t always had the same reputation.

24 Oct 2009: Pippa Mann: “I’m English, but an Indy girl too”

On the day of our interview, Pippa Mann is sitting in her new Indianapolis apartment waiting for her furniture to arrive. Surrounded by packing boxes, she is taking time out from the tasks of sorting through them to speak to us, before making a return to her demanding fitness regime.

24 Oct 2009: SLF: Two British dates – and a clash with A1GP

An accidentally-released provisional calendar for next year’s Superleague Formula brought good news for British fans of the football-themed series this week – but potential bad news for fans of A1GP.

22 Oct 2009: Pippa Mann’s Iowa adventure, in her own words

On June 20th this year Pippa Mann lined up with the rest of the Indy Lights field for the Miller Lite 100 at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, little knowing that she would end the race with her car upside-down on the track as rivals shot past at near full speed just feet away. Asked by BritsOnPole to talk us through what happened, she replied in such detail that we thought it worth publishing her answer in full.

22 Oct 2009: Pippa Mann: “Next year I’ll be back – and stronger”

“Going out to do a qualifying run on one of the ovals is, to me, one of the most special sensations out there,” says Indy Lights driver Pippa Mann. “When a car’s absolutely right on an oval it’s mega.”

20 Oct 2009: F1: Jenson Button’s championship victory in photos

Photos of qualifying, the race and the podium/championship celebrations at Interlagos, courtesy of Bridgestone, McLaren, Red Bull and Brawn GP.

18 Oct 2009: F1: Jenson Button and Brawn GP win world championships in Brazil

Mark Webber won the Brazilian Grand Prix – but nobody noticed as Jenson Button raced from 14th on the grid to finish fifth and become the 2009 Formula One drivers’ championship.

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.

 
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