2009 September 13 archive
Italian Grand Prix in pictures 13th September 2009, 20:19
The rain stayed away and in the Italian Grand Prix we saw Monza in all its glory: soft September sunlight and twitchy race cars with tea-tray rear wings lapping at stunning speed on a circuit steeped in history. And best of all, the place was packed to capacity with some of the most passionate F1 […]
Mathematically, there are only four drivers who can win the world championship this year. Realistically, it’s unlikely that either of the Brawn drivers are going to be beaten. Can Rubens Barrichello overcome his 14-point deficit to Jenson Button over the final four races?
Smart strategy and rock-solid pace won the Italian Grand Prix for Rubens Barrichello who led home team mate Jenson Button as Lewis Hamilton crashed out.
1. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes 2. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes 3. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari 4. Adrian Sutil, Force India-Mercedes 5. Fernando Alonso, Renault 6. Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren-Mercedes 7. Nick Heidfeld, BMW 8. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault 9. Giancarlo Fisichella, Ferrari 10. Kazuki Nakajima, Williams-Toyota 11. Timo Glock, Toyota 12. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes 13. Sebastien Buemi, Toro Rosso-Ferrari […]
A Brawn one-two and a dramatic last lap – what did you think of the Italian Grand Prix? Rate the race out of ten and leave a comment below.
Drivers’ championship Driver Points 1 Jenson Button 80 2 Rubens Barrichello 66 3 Sebastian Vettel 54 4 Mark Webber 51.5 5 Kimi Raikkonen 40 6 Nico Rosberg 30.5 7 Lewis Hamilton 27 8 Jarno Trulli 22.5 9 Felipe Massa 22 10 Heikki Kovalainen 20 11 Fernando Alonso 20 12 Timo Glock 16 13 Nick Heidfeld […]
Review the Italian Grand Prix live blog below.
Rubens Barrichello has waded into the Renault Singapore row by siding with Nelson Piquet Jnr over remarks made by Flavio Briatore. Briatore made disparaging remarks in the Italian press referring to a man Piquet Jnr used to live with, his mechanic Agnaldo Furlani. Barrichello slams Briatore’s remarks "Barrichello said the newly painted helmet that he […]
Nico Hulkenberg has taken a step closer to becoming an F1 driver in 2010 by winning the GP2 championship at Monza.