Brazilian Grand Prix grid (Updated)

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1. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’19.576 2. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault – 1’19.668 3. Adrian Sutil, Force India-Mercedes – 1’19.912 4. Jarno Trulli, Toyota – 1’20.097 5. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari – 1’20.168 6. Sebastien Buemi, Toro Rosso-Ferrari – 1’20.250 7. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota – 1’20.326 8. Robert Kubica, BMW – 1’20.631 9. Kazuki Nakajima, Williams-Toyota … Continue reading Brazilian Grand Prix grid (Updated)

Vitantonio Liuzzi suffers huge crash as qualifying starts in heavy rain (Video)

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Just as in Suzuka two weeks ago, qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos was repeatedly delayed – this time due to bad weather and crashes. The session began on time but was stopped after Giancarlo Fisichella spun at the first corner. Race control originally decided to start Q2 after a delay even when … Continue reading Vitantonio Liuzzi suffers huge crash as qualifying starts in heavy rain (Video)

Brawn’s new sponsors in Brazil (pictures)

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The Brawn cars are sporting several new sponsors’ logos this weekend as Brazilian companies seek to make the most out of Rubens Barrichello’s position in the championship showdown. Itaipava beer, Banco do Brasil, Mapfre and TNT all appear on the cars this weekend. But the clashing shades of yellow don’t do much for the car’s … Continue reading Brawn’s new sponsors in Brazil (pictures)

The bitterly-fought FIA presidential election is too important to ignore

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With the FIA presidential election just days away the row over Max Mosley’s efforts to ensure he is succeeded by Jean Todt and not Ari Vatanen is the subject of great scrutiny. Vatanen has taken the step of appealing to a French court to ensure next week’s elections are carried out fairly, a move which … Continue reading The bitterly-fought FIA presidential election is too important to ignore

F1 links: Button not happy with car balance

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Jenson Button is concerned about his car’s qualifying performance at Interlagos. Meanwhile Ferrari is still on damage limitation after what Felipe Massa had to say about Fernando Alonso on Thursday. Q&A with Jenson Button (Autosport) “We need to sort our balance out on the softer tyre. I think during the race the better tyre will … Continue reading F1 links: Button not happy with car balance