Rubens Barrichello and other drivers, Spa-Francorchamps, 2010

Rubens Barrichello marks 300th Grand Prix start (Belgian GP Thursday pictures)

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Rubens Barrichello, Spa-Francorchamps, 2010

Williams honoured Rubens Barrichello today as the Brazilian driver prepares to start his 300th Grand Prix this weekend. He is the first driver to achieve a triple century of Grand Prix starts.

Barrichello was given a special medal by Bernie Ecclestone and a commemorative bike from his team – and burst into tears after they showed a video commemorating his career to date.

See below for pictures of Barrichello’s celebrations and more from today at Spa.

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  1. I came up with 132 drivers Barrichello has raced against in his F1 career. Three of them are no longer with us: Ratzenberger, Senna and Alboreto.

    So here they are. I put them into groups of ten. Order is done by two things: first race with Rubens and then grid position in that race.

    * Prost, Senna, M Schumacher, Hill, Alesi, Lehto, Patrese, Blundell, Andretti, Wendlinger
    * Alliot, Brundle, Fittipaldi, Berger, Zanardi, Herbert, Capelli, Comas, A Suzuki, Katayama
    * Warwick, de Cesaris, Barbazza, Alboreto, Badoer, Boutsen, Martini, Apicella, Lamy, Häkkinen
    * Naspetti, Irvine, T Suzuki, GOunon, Frentzen, Morbidelli, Verstappen, Panis, Bernard, Beretta
    * Gachot, Brabham, Larini, Ratzenberger, Belmondo, Coulthard, Mansell, Adams, Dalmas, Noda
    * Schiattarella, Lagorce, Salo, Inoue, Deletraz, Montermini, Moreno, Diniz, Boullion, Papis
    * Lavaggi, Tarquini, Magnussen, Villeneuve, Fisichella, Rosset, Marques, R Schumacher, Nakano, Trulli
    * Wurz, Fontana, Takagi, Tuero, de la Rosa, Zonta, Gene, Sarrazin, Heidfeld, Button
    * Mazzacane, Burti, Montoya, Räikkönen, Bernoldi, Alonso, Enge, Yoong, Massa, McNish
    * Webber, Sato, Davidson, da Matta, Firman, Pizzonia, Wilson, Kiesa, Baumgartner, Pantano
    * Bruni, Klien, Glock, Karthikeyan, Monteiro, Friesacher, Albers, Liuzzi, Doornbos, Rosberg
    * Speed, Ide, Montagny, Yamamoto, Kubica, Hamilton, Kovalainen, Sutil, Vettel, Winkelhock
    * Nakajima, Bourdais, Piquet, Buemi, Alguersuari, Grosjean, Kobayashi, Hülkenberg, Petrov, di Grassi
    * Senna, Chandhok

  2. 300th Grand Prix, 296th Grand Prix starts.its better by ALOT than i can do, but only 11 wins with almost 300 starts,races…WOW. Celebration too early, plus id think 100 race wins is more impressive. MS will soon do us that honour.

  3. That Jim Bamber card is absolutely brilliant!

  4. I just want to thank Rubens for always being the class of the field. 2000 Hockenheim was the most entertaining GP I’ve ever seen. I hope to see many more!

  5. Top guy. And after all these years, he stills seems more motivated than many younger drivers.
    Well done, Rubinho!!!!!!

  6. Wow, what a great idea, to post this list. It takes me back, all the way to being 7 years old watching Piquet, Prost, Senna, Mansell, etc…

    Rubens deserves a huge congratulation on this day. Go Roo.

  7. I?ve not too long ago began a website, the facts you present on this site has helped me tremendously. Thanks for all of one’s time & operate.

  8. I like these pictures

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