Sebastian Vettel should be able to pit one lap later than Jarno Trulli and Lewis Hamilton at the start of the Japanese Grand Prix. But will he be able to keep Hamilton behind at the start of the race? Here are the fuel weights in full.
Sebastian Vettel is on pole position for the fourth time this season after leading the field in a chaotic qualifying session at Suzuka. Three crashes forced the session to be stopped at different points, including a particularly worrying accident for Timo Glock. And Brawn duo Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello could face penalties after improving … Continue reading Sebastian Vettel takes pole in crash-hit session (Japanese Grand Prix qualifying)
Full grid and starting order for the 2009 Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka including any grid penalties that have been applied.
For years, Spa-Francorchamps was the circuit F1 drivers take longest to complete a lap of. But changes to Singapore means it now takes a second longer than Spa for the F1 cars to lap.
Drivers’ championship standings Driver Points 1 Jenson Button 84 2 Rubens Barrichello 69 3 Sebastian Vettel 59 4 Mark Webber 51.5 5 Kimi Raikkonen 40 6 Lewis Hamilton 37 7 Nico Rosberg 30.5 8 Fernando Alonso 26 9 Timo Glock 24 10 Jarno Trulli 22.5 11 Felipe Massa 22 12 Heikki Kovalainen 22 13 Nick … Continue reading Championship standings after Singapore
Position Driver Laps Delay Gap 1 Lewis Hamilton 61 2 Timo Glock 61 9.634 9.634 3 Fernando Alonso 61 16.624 6.99 4 Sebastian Vettel 61 20.261 3.637 5 Jenson Button 61 30.015 9.754 6 Rubens Barrichello 61 31.858 1.843 7 Heikki Kovalainen 61 36.157 4.299 8 Robert Kubica 61 55.054 18.897 9 Kazuki Nakajima 61 … Continue reading Singapore Grand Prix result
Lewis Hamilton is in a strong position heading into tomorrow’s Singapore Grand Prix as he is fuelled more heavily than the cars behind him. Nico Rosberg will pit later than Sebastian Vettel, but both of them as well as Mark Webber will make their first pit stops sooner than Hamilton. Here are the drivers’ fuel … Continue reading Hamilton heavier than the Red Bulls (Singapore Grand Prix fuel strategies)
A crash decided the Singapore Grand Prix last year, and a crash decided Singapore Grand Prix qualifying this year. Rubens Barrichello’s shunt in the dying moments of qualifying may have been entirely innocent, but it handed Lewis Hamilton pole position for the second Singapore Grand Prix. Championship leader Jenson Button, meanwhile, will start from outside … Continue reading Barrichello crash gives Hamilton pole (Singapore Grand Prix qualifying)
1. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’47.891 2. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault – 1’48.204 3. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota – 1’48.348 4. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault – 1’48.722 5. Fernando Alonso, Renault – 1’49.054 6. Timo Glock, Toyota – 1’49.180 7. Robert Kubica, BMW – 1’49.514 8. Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’49.778 9. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes – … Continue reading Singapore Grand Prix grid
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 … Continue reading Italian Grand Prix in pictures