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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #560 on: March 29, 2009, 03:26:52 AM »
Absolutely amazing and 1 of the greatest transformations in sport for many years!! Brawn GP after just 3 weeks as a team and testing its new cars get a 1-2 in the first race in Australia as Brit Jenson Button and Brazillian Rubens Barrichello superbly get 1 of the great 1-2s in the history of the sport :applause: You can only be happy for this team and especially both Jenson and Rubens after thinking just a month or 2 back they were out of a job.
Also well done to Lewis Hamilton who's McLaren team are struggling enormously for pace right now and after starting 18th he finished in 3rd place :applause:
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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #561 on: March 29, 2009, 04:29:27 AM »
Button seals dream Australia win

Jenson Button secured a dream debut victory for the Brawn GP team after dominating the Australian Grand Prix.

The Englishman led throughout the race for his second Formula 1 win and team-mate Rubens Barrichello completed a Brawn one-two after a dramatic finish.

The Brazilian was promoted after Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel and BMW's Robert Kubica collided while disputing second place with three laps to go.

Lewis Hamilton was an unexpected fourth behind Toyota's Jarno Trulli.

Brawn's success marks a remarkable story for the former Honda team, whose survival was only secured by team boss Ross Brawn in early March.

Button drove coolly throughout, showcasing the Brawn's speed to keep Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel at bay for the vast majority of the race to eventually cruise to a finish behind the safety car. 

"This is a fairytale ending for the first race," said Button.

"Some people may say its a pity the race finished under the safety car but I don't care, I won the race and that's all I care about."

Vettel looked set for a brilliant second place but he and Kubica tangled on Turn Three with just three laps remaining.

The Red Bull driver was slow through the first two corners, allowing Kubica to get alongside on the outside into Turn Three.

The Pole gave Vettel room, but the Red Bull's front wheel tagged the rear wheel of the BMW.

That tipped both into a spin, and damaged their front wings.

Both crashed further around the lap, and although Vettel tried to continue on three wheels he was eventually forced to retire.

That crash brought out the safety car for the second time in the race and it stayed at the head of the field until the end.

Brawn's one-two looked unlikely at the start of the race as Barrichello, sat next to Button on the front row, was easily passed by the chasing pack as his anti-stall system kicked in.

The Brazilian also tangled with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen to cause significant damage to his front wing, which had to be replaced during his stop on lap 18.

The frenetic start also saw Red Bull's Mark Webber collide with McLaren's Heikki Kovalainen, causing the Finn to retire and putting the Australian to the back for the duration of his home race.

Button built a lead of nearly 4.5 seconds in the first two laps but Vettel stabilised the gap, which stayed at between four and five seconds until the first pit stops.

Kubica - one of several drivers to start the race on the slower, softer tyres in order to get them out of the way early - stayed in the hunt while Hamilton continued to make up good ground after a brilliant first lap which saw him up to 12th from 18th on the grid.

The first of two safety car periods happened on lap 19, following a crash by Williams driver Kazuki Nakajima.

When it pulled in again, Button again built a five-second lead over a few laps before Vettel held it.

But both - now on the softer, slower tyres - came under pressure late in the race from Kubica, who was now benefiting from the team's decision to use the faster tyres late on.

That pressure on Button was punctured in an instant as the Pole collided with Vettel allowing Trulli and Hamilton, whose McLaren had woefully underperformed in qualifying by his own admission but was now seemingly capable of giving him a drive, to reap the rewards.

Though Trulli - who drove solidly throughout after starting from the pit lane - finished third, McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh claimed that the Italian illegally passed Hamilton as the safety car came out over the last two laps.

The incident is under investigation by the race officials.

Toyota's Timo Glock finished fifth ahead of Renault's Fernando Alonso and Williams's Nico Rosberg, who suffered a sticking front wheel at a pit stop on lap 15 which scuppered his chance of a podium finish.

Red Bull's Sebastien Buemi made an impressive debut to secure one point in his first ever F1 Grand Prix.

And Ferrari finished without a point in the season opener for the second year running, as Felipe Massa - running in third place - sustained a reliability failure on lap 45, three laps after team-mate Raikkonen spun out.
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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #562 on: March 29, 2009, 04:30:42 AM »
Results of Australian Grand Prix

1 Great Britain Jenson Button 22 Brawn-Mercedes 1 1:34:15.784 10
2 Brazil Rubens Barrichello 23 Brawn-Mercedes 2 1:34:16.591 8 
3 Great Britain Lewis Hamilton 1 McLaren-Mercedes 18 1:34:18.698 5
4 Germany Timo Glock 10 Toyota 20 1:34:20.219 4
5 Spain Fernando Alonso 7 Renault 10 1:34:20.663 3
6 Germany Nico Rosberg 16 Williams-Toyota 5 1:34:21.506 2
7 Switzerland Sebastien Buemi 12 Toro Rosso-Ferrari 13 1:34:21.788 1
8 France Sebastien Bourdais 11 Toro Rosso-Ferrari 17 1:34:22.082 0
9 Germany Adrian Sutil 20 Force India-Mercedes 16 1:34:22.119 0
10 Germany Nick Heidfeld 6 BMW Sauber 9 1:34:22.869 0
11 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella 21 Force India-Mercedes 15 1:34:23.158 0
12 Italy Jarno Trulli 9 Toyota 19 1:34:17.388 6- 25 second penalty!
13 Australia Mark Webber 14 Red Bull-Renault 8 lapped 0
RET  Germany Sebastian Vettel 15 Red Bull-Renault 3 retired, 56 laps 0
RET  Poland Robert Kubica 5 BMW Sauber 4 crash, 55 laps 0
RET  Finland Kimi Raikkonen 4 Ferrari 7 retired, 55 laps 0
RET  Brazil Felipe Massa 3 Ferrari 6 retired, 45 laps 0
RET  Brazil Nelson Piquet Jr 8 Renault 14 crash, 24 laps 0
RET  Japan Kazuki Nakajima 17 Williams-Toyota 11 crash, 17 laps 0
RET  Finland Heikki Kovalainen 2 McLaren-Mercedes 12 retired, 0 laps
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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #563 on: March 29, 2009, 05:23:46 AM »
Hot off the press!!

'Hamilton received a further boost following the race when he was elevated to third after veteran Italian Trulli was handed a 25-second penalty by the stewards for passing Hamilton under yellow flags following the crash involving Vettel and Kubica.

It is, however, understood that Toyota will appeal against Trulli's penalty.'

Even better for Lewis when you consider the weekend and how the car is performing right now :applause:
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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #564 on: March 29, 2009, 08:21:05 AM »
Its absolutely heart warming to see this team do so good....there was a time when Button and Barichello, such assets to the sport, were unsure about their job and here they are standing tall on the podium...really proud of the two.


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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #565 on: April 05, 2009, 08:45:49 AM »
Classy Button wins abandoned race :yahoo: :grind dance:
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Jenson Button's perfect start to the season continued as he won the Malaysian Grand Prix after the race was stopped early because of heavy rain.

Brawn GP's English driver overcame a bad start from pole and drove superbly to ensure he was leading when a storm meant the race had to be declared over.

BMW Sauber's Nick Heidfeld was second ahead of Toyota's Timo Glock. World champion Lewis Hamilton was seventh.

Half points will be awarded to those drivers who finished in the top eight.

After an action-packed first race of the season in Australia - which Button also won in convincing fashion - the second race of the season lived up to the expectation that there would be more drama.

Yet safety was the prime concern as, following the arrival of the red flag after 31 laps, motorsport's world governing body, the FIA, decided the race could not be restarted as the allocated time was fast running out when lightning and torrential rain had eventually passed.

That decision was in theory backed by most drivers, some of whom had called for the race to be suspended over their team radio because of the atrocious conditions even before the safety car came out.

"The visibility is nothing," said Renault's Fernando Alonso before the race was officially called off.

"We could have a serious accident if we restart."

Before weather conditions deteriorated the race itself was, ultimately, a tale of the continued dominance of new boys Brawn GP - especially Button.

After a poor start in which Williams's Nico Rosberg sped past him followed by Jarno Trulli and Renault's Fernando Alonso, Button utilised the speed of his Brawn car - and his skills as a driver - to storm back past the Spaniard with a clever manoeuvre on Turn 13.

Button quickly built up pressure on the Toyota in second and put himself into the lead during a decisive period for all drivers when, as rain started to fall around lap 17, an unexpected delay in the anticipated deluge threw the tyre strategy of many teams into disarray.
 
Just prior to his first pit stop on lap 19, Button reaped the rewards of staying out two laps longer than race leader Jarno Trulli to clock the fastest laps of the race - taking a second off any other - as his Brawn car made the most of the extra fuel it had been loaded with.

From that point on Button was in control and by lap 26 - when most cars drivers were using extreme wet tyres - the Englishman had established an 18 second lead over Rosberg in second.

By then, however, all drivers were struggling to adapt to the wet conditions and were going 22 seconds slower per lap, on average, than they had been when it was dry.

"What a crazy race, it really was," said Button, who has now extended his lead at the top of the driver's championship.

"My start was really bad, I had a lot of oversteer and maybe I didn't get enough heat in the rear tyres.

"Choosing the tyres here was difficult because unusually when it rains here [in Malaysia] it pours, but it didn't [initially]."

The inclement weather proved most disastrous for Ferrari, who put Kimi Raikkonen on extreme wet tyres too early.

Compounding their poor start to the season, the Finn eventually finished 14th while Brazilian team-mate Felipe Massa could only manage ninth - and the reigning construtors champions now sit last.

But the victory of former Honda team Brawn GP, who only secured their place on the grid in early March, creates history: they are the first new team to win its first two races since Alfa Romeo won the first ever two F1 Grands Prix in 1950.

Second-placed Heidfeld, whose clever strategy meant he pitted only once while other drivers had three or four pits to change tyres, secured his best result since the equally chaotic Belgian Grand Prix last season.

German Glock was running in eighth up to the first set of pit stops, but benefited greatly after switching to intermediate tyres rather than full wets when the rain first arrived enabling him to storm through the field for only the second podium finish of his career.

Hamilton, meanwhile, did relatively well to finish seventh after starting from 12th on the grid.

But even the world champion - a notoriously strong driver in the wet - could not find the speed he needed to seriously contest the lead in a McLaren car that has been significantly underperforming through pre-season testing and into the opening two races.
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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #566 on: April 05, 2009, 08:50:30 AM »
Button is finally fulfilling the promise he showed in 2000-01 season.....brilliant!
Chris...another reason for the perfect weekend  :))


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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #567 on: April 05, 2009, 08:51:05 AM »
Malaysian GP Results Half points given out(since the race didn't reach 3 quarters of the way through) so a few .5s we have this week which is going to be strange on the standings all year.

1 Great Britain Jenson Button 22 Brawn-Mercedes 1 1:10:59.092 5
2 Germany Nick Heidfeld 6 BMW Sauber 10 1:11:21.814 4
3 Germany Timo Glock 10 Toyota 3 1:11:22.605 3
4 Italy Jarno Trulli 9 Toyota 2 1:11:45.265 2.5
5 Brazil Rubens Barrichello 23 Brawn-Mercedes 8 1:11:46.452 2
6 Australia Mark Webber 14 Red Bull-Renault 5 1:11:51.392 1.5
7 Great Britain Lewis Hamilton 1 McLaren-Mercedes 12 1:11:59.825 1
8 Germany Nico Rosberg 16 Williams-Toyota 4 1:12:10.668 0.5
9 Brazil Felipe Massa 3 Ferrari 16 1:12:16.024 0
10 France Sebastien Bourdais 11 Toro Rosso-Ferrari 15 1:12:41.256 0
11 Spain Fernando Alonso 7 Renault 9 1:12:48.514 0
12 Japan Kazuki Nakajima 17 Williams-Toyota 11 1:12:55.222 0
13 Brazil Nelson Piquet Jr 8 Renault 17 1:12:55.805 0
14 Finland Kimi Raikkonen 4 Ferrari 7 1:13:21.933 0
RET Germany Sebastian Vettel 15 Red Bull-Renault 13 retired, 30 laps 0
RET Switzerland Sebastien Buemi 12 Toro Rosso-Ferrari 20 retired, 30 laps 0
17 Germany Adrian Sutil 20 Force India-Mercedes 19 lapped 0
RET Italy Giancarlo Fisichella 21 Force India-Mercedes 18 retired, 29 laps 0
RET Poland Robert Kubica 5 BMW Sauber 6 retired, 1 laps 0
RET Finland Heikki Kovalainen 2 McLaren-Mercedes 14 retired, 0 laps
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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #568 on: April 05, 2009, 08:53:05 AM »
Button is finally fulfilling the promise he showed in 2000-01 season.....brilliant!
Chris...another reason for the perfect weekend  :))

Yeah its brilliant Falcon that Jenson is showing what he can do with a good car under him- very impressive once again and hopefully this can continue in 2 weeks in China  :)

It really has been as near perfect weekend as possible this one Princess Falcon  :)) now just for United to round it off fantastically in an hours time :cheer: :cheer: :cheer:
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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #569 on: April 05, 2009, 10:09:49 AM »
Button is finally fulfilling the promise he showed in 2000-01 season.....brilliant!
Chris...another reason for the perfect weekend  :))

Yeah its brilliant Falcon that Jenson is showing what he can do with a good car under him- very impressive once again and hopefully this can continue in 2 weeks in China  :)

It really has been as near perfect weekend as possible this one Princess Falcon  :)) now just for United to round it off fantastically in an hours time :cheer: :cheer: :cheer:
Absolutely Chris...just think about the time when Button would have thought he had no job and now he's on top of the world...absolutely fantastic stuff...and this is so refreshing as well! As for Ferrari...LEARN FROM BUTTON YOU FOOLS   :ranting:  And I'm not even feeling sad for that...Button deserves it and i'm extremely happy for him...
Oh i'm worried a bit for ManU now....GO MANU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #570 on: April 05, 2009, 02:22:26 PM »
Button is finally fulfilling the promise he showed in 2000-01 season.....brilliant!
Chris...another reason for the perfect weekend  :))

Yeah its brilliant Falcon that Jenson is showing what he can do with a good car under him- very impressive once again and hopefully this can continue in 2 weeks in China  :)

It really has been as near perfect weekend as possible this one Princess Falcon  :)) now just for United to round it off fantastically in an hours time :cheer: :cheer: :cheer:
Absolutely Chris...just think about the time when Button would have thought he had no job and now he's on top of the world...absolutely fantastic stuff...and this is so refreshing as well! As for Ferrari...LEARN FROM BUTTON YOU FOOLS   :ranting:  And I'm not even feeling sad for that...Button deserves it and i'm extremely happy for him...
Oh i'm worried a bit for ManU now....GO MANU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Button deserves this so much and nothing in F1 would I like to see more than him go on and become the World Champion  :) But there's a ong way to go so just 1 race at a time right now.

United really had us worried there today but a stunning late goal from 17 year old debutant Macheda rescued us and toook us back to the top :yahoo: :grind dance: :cloud 9:

I got my perfect weekend!! :cloud 9: :winner: :shakey: United won to go top again, Victoria won her biggest title of all, England won the ODI Series vs Windies, Jenson won the Malaysian GP and my horse even won in the Grand National to secure me 250!!

Perfect just absolutely perfect this one :swoon: :yahoo: :grind dance: :cloud 9:
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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #571 on: April 19, 2009, 05:19:17 AM »
Red Bulls were fantastic in the wet conditions(incredibly wet, race started behind safety car, full wet tyres on all race), nobody had an answer to them, as they won their first ever GP. Vettel again proving he will be an F1 Champion within the coming years. Jenson had another good race, he'll be happy with 3rd here. Lewis was off the track 4-5 times, so to get 6th was a real achievement, the McLaren beginning to look better but still not at the Brawn and Red Bull pace. Ferrari's worst start since 1981, still no points!

Results for the Chinese Grand Prix

1 - Sebastian Vettel 15 Red Bull-Renault 1 1:57:43.485 10
2 - Mark Webber 14 Red Bull-Renault 3 1:57:54.455 8
3 - Jenson Button 22 Brawn-Mercedes 5 1:58:28.460 6
4 - Rubens Barrichello 23 Brawn-Mercedes 4 1:58:47.189 5
5 - Heikki Kovalainen 2 McLaren-Mercedes 12 1:58:48.587 4
6 - Lewis Hamilton 1 McLaren-Mercedes 9 1:58:55.351 3
7 - Timo Glock 10 Toyota 19 1:58:57.961 2
8 - Sebastien Buemi 12 Toro Rosso-Ferrari 10 1:58:59.924 1
9 - Fernando Alonso 7 Renault 2 1:59:07.794 0
10 - Kimi Raikkonen 4 Ferrari 8 1:59:15.235 0
11 - Sebastien Bourdais 11 Toro Rosso-Ferrari 15 1:59:17.641 0
12 - Nick Heidfeld 6 BMW Sauber 11 1:59:19.319 0
13 - Robert Kubica 5 BMW Sauber 17 1:59:30.338 0
14 - Giancarlo Fisichella 21 Force India-Mercedes 20 lapped 0
15 - Nico Rosberg 16 Williams-Toyota 7 lapped 0
16 - Nelson Piquet Jr 8 Renault 16 lapped 0
17 - Adrian Sutil 20 Force India-Mercedes 18 lapped 0
RET  japan Kazuki Nakajima 17 Williams-Toyota 14 retired, 43 laps 0
RET  - Felipe Massa 3 Ferrari 13 retired, 20 laps 0
RET  - Jarno Trulli 9 Toyota 6 retired, 18 laps
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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #572 on: April 19, 2009, 05:21:52 AM »
Vettel seals first Red Bull win 

bbc.co.uk/sport By Chris Whyatt 

Sebastian Vettel made light work of poor visibility at a rain-hit Chinese Grand Prix with a superb drive to give Red Bull their first ever race victory.

Team-mate Mark Webber made it a one-two to ensure it was a dream day for the British-based team in Shanghai.

Championship leader Jenson Button came third with second Brawn car of Rubens Barrichello behind him in fourth.

World champion Lewis Hamilton was sixth for rapidly-improving McLaren behind team-mate Heikki Kovalainen.

After two days of hot and sunny conditions for practice and qualifying, strong winds brought a continuous rain to the modern track meaning the Chinese GP started as the Malaysian race had finished - under the safety car.

That appeared to open up the race and play into the hands of Brawn GP, the championship pace-setters who were sat in fourth and fifth on the grid and carrying a heavier fuel load than the Red Bulls ahead of them and, in particular, Renault's Fernando Alonso in second. 

But Brawn's drivers could do nothing about the consistent pace of the Red Bulls in the soaking conditions, with Vettel particularly impressive on his way to his second GP victory after becoming the youngest ever race winner in Italy last year with Toro Rosso.

The race started with eight laps under the safety car, though when it peeled off the cars were still engulfed in spray.

But Vettel drove flawlessly throughout, occasionally three seconds a lap quicker than anybody else, and the 21-year-old German now moves up to third in the drivers' championship.

Australian Webber could himself have notched his first GP win but will have to settle for his best ever finish.

Around 30 laps in he and Button became embroiled in a battle for second position and both drivers made small but costly errors, causing them to momentarily skid off the sheets of water which stood on the sodden track.

That period proved crucial for Vettel who, with Button and Webber trading places but slightly losing time, kept his cool to stretch out his lead and make sure of the win.

"I am extremely happy, this is the second time now [I have won] in the wet," he said. "The car was fantastic, the team did a really good job in fixing the problems we had and preparing it.

"It was the right decision to start behind the safety car."

Button stretched his lead at the top of the championship by a point as a result of finishing third and highlighted the difficulties drivers faced in the treacherous conditions in Shanghai after the race.

"It was crazy out there, there was so much aquaplaning," he said.

"Every lap I thought I was going to run the car off, especially on the last corner."

Sixth-placed Hamilton secured three points after experiencing an improved showing in a McLaren car which is showing far greater reliability than in the first two Grands Prix of the season.

Starting in eighth, the English driver made an impressive early charge after the safety car went in and moved up to fourth position around the 25-lap mark.

The world champion's determination to challenge the frontrunners in a season in which he has largely been well off the pace, allied to the wet circuit, saw him spin off a number of times - but Hamilton expressed a quiet pleasure with the progress McLaren are making.

"It was terrible [conditions] out there," he said.

"There was a little bit of fun at the beginning when I had some grip but it was really tough. I'm sure it was the same for everyone.

"[But] the reliability of the car is fantastic and these were some good points for the team."
 
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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #573 on: April 19, 2009, 05:25:01 AM »
Drivers Standings after Round 3

1 Jenson Button GB Brawn-Mercedes 21
2 Rubens Barrichello Brz Brawn-Mercedes 15
3 Sebastian Vettel Ger Red Bull-Renault 10
4 Timo Glock Ger Toyota 10
5 Mark Webber Aus Red Bull-Renault 9.5
6 Jarno Trulli Ita Toyota 8.5
7 Nick Heidfeld Ger BMW Sauber 4
8 Fernando Alonso Spa Renault 4
9 Heikki Kovalainen Fin McLaren-Mercedes 4
10 Lewis Hamilton GB McLaren-Mercedes 4
11 Nico Rosberg Ger Williams-Toyota 3.5
12 Sebastien Buemi Swi Toro Rosso-Ferrari 3
13 Sebastien Bourdais Fra Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1
14 Adrian Sutil Ger Force India-Mercedes 0
15 Felipe Massa Brz Ferrari 0
16 Kimi Raikkonen Fin Ferrari 0
17 Giancarlo Fisichella Ita Force India-Mercedes 0
18 Kazuki Nakajima Jpn Williams-Toyota 0
19 Robert Kubica Pol BMW Sauber 0
20 Nelson Piquet Jr Brz Renault 0
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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #574 on: April 19, 2009, 05:26:42 AM »
Constructors Standings after Round 3
 
1 Brawn-Mercedes 36
2 Red Bull-Renault 19.5
3 Toyota 18.5
4 McLaren-Mercedes 8
5 Toro Rosso-Ferrari 4
6 Renault 4
7 BMW Sauber 4
8 Williams-Toyota 3.5
9 Force India-Mercedes 0
10 Ferrari 0
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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #575 on: April 19, 2009, 02:39:55 PM »
Drivers Standings after Round 3

1 Jenson Button GB Brawn-Mercedes 21  :thumbs-up:  :gleam:
2 Rubens Barrichello Brz Brawn-Mercedes 15
3 Sebastian Vettel Ger Red Bull-Renault 10
4 Timo Glock Ger Toyota 10
5 Mark Webber Aus Red Bull-Renault 9.5
6 Jarno Trulli Ita Toyota 8.5
7 Nick Heidfeld Ger BMW Sauber 4
8 Fernando Alonso Spa Renault 4
9 Heikki Kovalainen Fin McLaren-Mercedes 4
10 Lewis Hamilton GB McLaren-Mercedes 4
11 Nico Rosberg Ger Williams-Toyota 3.5
12 Sebastien Buemi Swi Toro Rosso-Ferrari 3
13 Sebastien Bourdais Fra Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1
14 Adrian Sutil Ger Force India-Mercedes 0
15 Felipe Massa Brz Ferrari 0
16 Kimi Raikkonen Fin Ferrari 0
17 Giancarlo Fisichella Ita Force India-Mercedes 0
18 Kazuki Nakajima Jpn Williams-Toyota 0
19 Robert Kubica Pol BMW Sauber 0
20 Nelson Piquet Jr Brz Renault 0

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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #576 on: April 19, 2009, 04:16:35 PM »
Hamilton, despite his poor results, is really showing his ability here: one of the slowest cars in the field, nowhere in qualifying, and he's come 4th, 7th and 6th in 3 races.

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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #577 on: April 26, 2009, 02:25:03 PM »
After great performance from Jenson Button as he won the Bahrain GP and his 3rd race out of 4 this season :yahoo: 2nd was Vettel who won last weeks GP in China, 3rd was pole sitter Jarno Trulli, while a great drive from Lewis Hamilton earned him a well deserved 4th place :applause: Ferrari finally picked up their first points with a 6th place finish from Raikkonen.
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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #578 on: April 26, 2009, 06:40:44 PM »
After great performance from Jenson Button as he won the Bahrain GP and his 3rd race out of 4 this season :yahoo: 2nd was Vettel who won last weeks GP in China, 3rd was pole sitter Jarno Trulli, while a great drive from Lewis Hamilton earned him a well deserved 4th place :applause: Ferrari finally picked up their first points with a 6th place finish from Raikkonen.

I find it hard to like Mr Button, even though he's British, I have always found him an arrogant twit (another word is more up my street, change the i to an a  ;-() ), I simply cannot warm to him, sadly  :)

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Re: Formula 1 Racing
« Reply #579 on: April 27, 2009, 12:26:33 AM »
After great performance from Jenson Button as he won the Bahrain GP and his 3rd race out of 4 this season :yahoo: 2nd was Vettel who won last weeks GP in China, 3rd was pole sitter Jarno Trulli, while a great drive from Lewis Hamilton earned him a well deserved 4th place :applause: Ferrari finally picked up their first points with a 6th place finish from Raikkonen.

I find it hard to like Mr Button, even though he's British, I have always found him an arrogant twit (another word is more up my street, change the i to an a  ;-() ), I simply cannot warm to him, sadly  :)

But pleased his fans are happy

I've never really seen that with Jenson, Alison- but your explanation was very funny of him  :rofl_2: After his years in F1 and almost not having a team this year I'm just really happy to see him doing well and would love to see him become our next British Champion :)
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