Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

3 Apr 2009: F1: Malaysian Grand Prix preview

It’s hard to get one’s mind onto the racing when the press are camped outside the Sepang paddock media centre like a pack of Romans at the circus in the later period of the Empire – but we’re going to have to try.

3 Apr 2009: Opinion: Why we need to accept Hamilton’s apology and move on

Now Lewis Hamilton has apologised for his behaviour in Australia he should be allowed to get on with what he’s good at – it’s not in our interests as fans to keep bashing him. And here’s why.

3 Apr 2009: F1: The balloon goes up at McLaren

Martin Whitmarsh’s newly-minted job as McLaren team principal appears to be on the line after just one grand prix – after a error of judgement by a senior staff member led to a misleading statement to race stewards.

2 Apr 2009: Fantasy F1: Are our results final now, please?

Let’s get frank. 2009 has been a pretty poor season for Fantasy F1 so far – and we’re only a week in, and today’s events with McLaren are so vexing that it’s really a struggle to drum up the enthusiasm to write about it. But if we don’t start, we won’t carry on – here goes.

2 Apr 2009: F1: Here we go again – Hamilton disqualified from Oz results

Lewis Hamilton has been stripped of his third place in the Australian Grand Prix after stewards reconvened and decided the McLaren driver and his team had deliberately misled the original investigation into how the race had finished.

1 Apr 2009: IRL: The Main Manning is back

Yorkshire’s Darren Manning will drive in the IndyCar Series season opener this weekend after securing a last-gasp deal to team up with fellow Brit Mike Conway at Dreyer & Reinbold Racing.

1 Apr 2009: F1: ‘It’s a big thank you to everyone’ says Jense

It’s not actually a video, even though it was on Brawn GP’s YouTube channel – but here is Jenson Button’s Australian Grand Prix audio diary with his thoughts about a remarkable weekend in Melbourne.

29 Mar 2009: F1: Brilliant Button wins in Australia

Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello swept the board at the Australian Grand Prix in Brawn GP’s first outing – and Lewis Hamilton was handed a post-race third place after being on the right side of a stewards decision for a change.

29 Mar 2009: F1: Australian Grand Prix live blog

It’s time for the opening Grand Prix of the season and fans up and down the land are up at the crack of dawn to find out whether Jenson Button can win from pole, whether Lewis Hamilton can finish the race and whether David Coulthard can make it through to 9am without swearing on air.

28 Mar 2009: Reborn Brawn one step from glory in Melbourne

Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello grabbed the front row of tomorrow’s Australian Grand Prix as the former Honda team celebrated its survival and its new sponsorship deal with Virgin by dominating qualifying.

 
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