Tag: Ross Brawn
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.Tagged as: Brawn GP, Jenson Button, Ross Brawn, Rubens Barrichello
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.
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.
F1: Webber accepts defeat as Singapore tries to forget last year
Red Bull’s Mark Webber has admitted on the eve of the Singapore Grand Prix that he has no realistic hope of winning the Formula One drivers’ title.
F1: Monza pole for Hamilton but Brawns look threatening
Lewis Hamilton snatched pole position from his long-time friend Adrian Sutil in the dying seconds of qualifying at Monza, setting up an intriguing contest in the Italian Grand Prix tomorrow.Tagged as: Adrian Sutil, Formula One, Italian Grand Prix, Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton, Ross Brawn
Keeping the faith – a Brawn fan’s perspective on the F1 season so far
Who would have thought, when Honda pulled out of Formula One in December last year, that within three months the team would have been rescued and unveiled a very sprightly-looking car?Tagged as: Brawn GP, Formula One, Jenson Button, Ross Brawn, Rubens Barrichello
F1: On eve of Monza, teams now view KERS much more positively
It’s the eve of the Italian Grand Prix and the championship is wide open. You’re looking down the Monza straight and contemplating the fact that Ferrari and McLaren will be able to use that magic KERS button not once but twice as qualifying kicks off.
F1: Brawn seals sponsorship and starts driver talks
Brawn GP is in business for the next three years, according to its chief executive Nick Fry, and will now be opening contractual negotiations with its drivers.Tagged as: Brawn GP, Jenson Button, Nick Fry, Ross Brawn, Rubens Barrichello, Virgin
F1: Can Brawn and Button turn this season around?
Just how far can current drivers’ and constructors’ insurgent challengers Red Bull get this season by relying on cool weather to blunt the Brawn charge? This weekend might provide some answers to just that question.
F1: Victorious Webber makes his mark at last
Red Bull’s Mark Webber gave Australian sports fans something to talk about besides the cricket by shrugging off a drive-through penalty at the Nurburgring and cruising to his first-ever Formula One victory.Tagged as: Formula One, Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton, Mark Webber, Ross Brawn, Rubens Barrichello