Posts Tagged ‘Jenson Button’

17 Jun 2009: F1: Drivers and teams back Silverstone and British GP

Last year’s British Grand Prix was overshadowed by a cheap publicity stunt of Bernie Ecclestone’s. This year it is set to be overshadowed by an almighty spat between promotor, regulator and competitors that could consign top-flight open-wheel racing to the wilderness for the next decade, as a similar row did in the US. Is it just us, or are you getting a bit sick of this sort of thing too?

15 Jun 2009: F1: Hamilton and Button to do battle the Scalextric way

If last year’s retro toy / Formula One cross-over classic was Lewis Hamilton and his Airfix advert, 2009 looks like being the year we all rediscover the joys of chasing out-of-control Scalextric cars as they tumble across the carpet shedding wing mirrors and tyres.

7 Jun 2009: F1: Button pounces to punish wayward Vettel

Jenson Button made the most of a first-lap mistake by Sebastian Vettel to sweep into the lead of the Turkish Grand Prix and off down the road to his sixth win from seven races this season.

7 Jun 2009: F1: Turkish Grand Prix liveblog

It’s as wet as a haddock’s bathing suit in Britain this weekend, so bad that the Isle of Man’s iconic TT bike race has been delayed – but that’s hardly likely to bother the F1 circus on its stay in sunny Turkey. Keep up with the action here.

6 Jun 2009: F1: Vettel pips Button to Istanbul pole

Sebastian Vettel served notice that he doesn’t plan to concede the World Championship battle to Jenson Button just yet by seizing pole position for the Turkish Grand Prix from the Englishman at the last gasp.

5 Jun 2009: F1: Kovalainen finds the magic petrol in Turkey practice

McLaren’s Heikki Kovalainen was a surprise at the head of the timesheets following today’s practice sessions in Istanbul. Both of the team’s drivers professed themselves pleased with the pace of the car on a track that was predicted to play to the very worst of the MP4-24’s weaknesses.

4 Jun 2009: Though the photographers’ eyes: Monaco, Indy and more

A round-up of all the photos we featured in the image gallery on the front page of the site in late May and the beginning of June, from Indy 500 practice and Monaco qualifying to the launch of Formula Two.

3 Jun 2009: F1: Istanbul race is Massa’s – or Ferrari’s – to lose

If it’s the Turkish Grand Prix then the man with the heavy weight of expectation on his shoulders must be Jens… No, wait, it’s Felipe Massa.

31 May 2009: Hamilton to demonstrate Senna’s McLaren at Goodwood

There are now less than five weeks to go until this year’s 2009 Festival of Speed, so if you’re thinking about going but haven’t got tickets, it’s definitely time to act.

30 May 2009: F1: Where will Jenson Button drive in 2010?

Will Jenson Button form a long-term successful partnership with Brawn GP? Or will he be looking for a new team to drive for in 2010?

 
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