Posts Tagged ‘Jenson Button’

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.

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.

3 Oct 2009: F1: Vettel on pole at crash-strewn Suzuka

Sebastian Vettel qualified on pole for the Japanese Grand Prix at a pitiless Suzuka circuit that punished the slightest weakness shown by drivers struggling with form, illness or an unfamiliar car.

2 Oct 2009: F1: Suzuka still a mystery after rain stops play

McLaren’s Heikki Kovalainen topped a rain-soaked Suzuka practice session that saw an unusually large number of drivers venturing out to get their first-ever taste of the track, and then some cars not attempting to set a time at all.

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.

27 Sep 2009: F1: Untroubled Singapore victory for Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton won the Singapore Grand Prix and Jenson Button moved a big step closer to succeeding him as world champion as their closest rivals all saw their races wrecked by errors and mechanical failures.

27 Sep 2009: F1: 2009 Singapore Grand Prix liveblog

Formula One is under the lights of Singapore and the scrutiny of millions today as it embarks on its second night race and tries to put the Renault crash scandal behind it. Stick with us and keep refreshing for lap-by-lap updates.

26 Sep 2009: F1: Hamilton on pole as Brawn suffer qualifying ‘disaster’

Lewis Hamilton dominated qualifying at the Singapore Grand Prix, outpacing both Red Bulls and Williams’ Nico Rosberg to take pole, while the Brawns suffered through a dismal day and will start 10th and 12th.

 
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