Tag: Jenson Button
F1: Hamilton sets fastest lap in Canada practice
Lewis Hamilton put down a marker for Canada qualifying by topping the timesheets overall in Friday practice at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.
F1: Canadian Grand Prix preview
Formula One is heading off to Canada and there’s only one game in town – can Lewis Hamilton maintain his newly-minted lead in the drivers’ championship? The 23-year-old Briton is just three points ahead of arch-rival and reigning champion Kimi Raikkonen following his spectacular victory on the rain-soaked streets of Monaco. And the Finn’s Ferrari team-mate Felipe Massa is just one behind him.
F1: Jenson Button’s hidden talents
Well, who knew? If motor racing ever palls for Jenson Button, he can always give endurance sports a go instead.Tagged as: Jenson Button
F1: Monaco Grand Prix live blog
Before Monaco qualifying McLaren publicly told its drivers that it expected them to “add to the illustrious history of the team at the Monaco Grand Prix.” And now Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen are smarting after failing to find an answer to Ferrari in qualifying. The red cars beat them to the front row by mere hundredths of a second and they command the race. How will the McLarens respond?
F1: Button and Hamilton warn of weather carnage at Monaco
The notorious Monaco circuit, which has no room for error. A number of rookies. The removal of traction control and now a good possibility of rain. Three drivers busting up their cars before practice was even completed. No wonder Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton are expecting trouble. Monaco five-day forecast from the BBC is available here >>Tagged as: Formula One, Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton, Monte Carlo Grand Prix, weather reports
F1: Monaco practice round-up
Lewis Hamilton has everything to play for in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix tomorrow after practice times demonstrated how his McLaren team is running neck and neck with Ferrari. The race, with its famous lack of overtaking opportunities, is even more likely than usual to be won by whoever can take pole position – and the threat of rain during both qualifying and the race itself may make things considerably more interesting.
F1: Monaco Grand Prix preview
At stake at this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix is not just the distinction of winning one of the most coveted trophies in F1 – it’s also a chance to grab the season initiative. McLaren will be desperate to impose themselves on the race after taking the hunt to Ferrari in Turkey. But the Italian team was still dominant there and it will be looking to underline this dominance in Monte Carlo with the whole world watching.
F1: Honda Racing TV – great if you can find it…
Over at the Honda Racing website there’s some interesting stuff going on for anyone following the careers of Jenson Button and the various young British drivers on the fringes. The team has its own TV channel named (wait for it) Honda Racing TV.Tagged as: Honda, Jenson Button, Louise Goodman
F1: Paul Ricard testing report
McLaren have had some good news about their prospects for the Monte Carlo Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton put in the fastest lap on the first day at a test circuit set up to replicate the challenges of the streets of Monaco.
F1: will Kovalainen be fit to race in Turkey?
Lewis Hamilton’s McLaren team-mate will find out on Friday whether or not he will be taking part in the Turkish Grand Prix. Plus race previews from Honda and Red Bull.