Italian Grand Prix qualifying in pictures

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The Monza parkland in autumn sunlight is one of F1’s finest sights. Anyone who didn’t see this afternoon’s GP2 race might find it hard to believe that, shortly after F1 qualifying finished, the sunlight and mid-30s temperatures gave way to dark skies and pouring rain. We may get more rain tomorrow, but in the meantime … Continue reading Italian Grand Prix qualifying in pictures

Lewis Hamilton beats Adrian Sutil to pole (Italian Grand Prix qualifying)

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Lewis Hamilton and Adrian Sutil will share the front row of a grid for the Italian Grand Prix tomorrow. It’s the first time they’ve done so since 2005 at Zandvoort – when the pair were team mates in the F3 Euroseries. A last-gap effort from Hamilton seized pole position from the Force India driver. Sutil … Continue reading Lewis Hamilton beats Adrian Sutil to pole (Italian Grand Prix qualifying)

2009 Italian Grand Prix grid

2009 Italian Grand PrixPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

1. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’24.066 2. Adrian Sutil, Force India-Mercedes – 1’24.261 3. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari – 1’24.523 4. Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’24.845 5. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’25.015 6. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’25.030 7. Vitantonio Liuzzi, Force India-Mercedes – 1’25.043 8. Fernando Alonso, Renault – 1’25.072 9. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault … Continue reading 2009 Italian Grand Prix grid

Barrichello’s helmet designed by his children

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Rubens Barrichello is using a special helmet design for this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix. His children Eduardo (eight) and Fernando (four) helped with the design. It’s Fernando’s birthday this weekend and Barrichello sent him a special message (and posted a picture) on Twitter. The sign on the back of the helmet is the design of … Continue reading Barrichello’s helmet designed by his children