Interlagos, scene of this weekend’s race, was once one of F1’s ten longest circuits. Find out about all ten – including one which was even bigger than the Nurburgring Nordschleife
F1 Fanatics who’ve been to Interlagos share their thoughts on the Brazilian Grand Prix.
The home of the Brazilian Grand Prix has seen its second fatal crash in as many weeks.
Once almost eight kilometres long with a two-and-a-half-minute lap, Interlagos has been halved in length since holding its first world championship race in 1973.
Jenson Button, Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton may have been disappointed with their qualifying performances but they made up for it with impressive drives to the front in the race. Take a look at how they did it and get more insight into how the race unfolded with the Brazilian Grand Prix analysis.
Drivers’ championship Driver Points 1 Jenson Button 89 2 Sebastian Vettel 74 3 Rubens Barrichello 72 4 Mark Webber 61.5 5 Lewis Hamilton 49 6 Kimi Raikkonen 48 7 Nico Rosberg 34.5 8 Jarno Trulli 30.5 9 Fernando Alonso 26 10 Timo Glock 24 11 Heikki Kovalainen 22 12 Felipe Massa 22 13 Robert Kubica … Continue reading Championship standings after Brazil
Rubens Barrichello won’t have everything his own way tomorrow as the fuel weight for the Brazilian Grand Prix revealed he will have to stop two laps earlier than Mark Webber and Adrian Sutil. Jarno Trulli, who starts fourth, will also make his first stop later than Barrichello. Here’s the fuel weights in full:
It may have taken the best part of three hours, but qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix provided high drama and set up a fascinating grid ahead of tomorrow’s race. Here’s a selection of pictures of the drivers in action on an utterly soaked circuit at Interlagos.
Rubens Barrichello has a precious opportunity to slash Jenson Button’s championship lead in tomorrow’s Brazilian Grand Prix
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)
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)
If the Brazilian Grand Prix this weekend is half as exciting as the one we had last year, it’ll be a race to remember. Although we’re unlikely to see an exciting conclusion to the championship on Sunday, anyone rooting for a down-to-the-wire title battle will be hoping for a home win for Rubens Barrichello or … Continue reading Barrichello needs a big result on home ground (Brazilian Grand Prix preview)
Did you visit a Grand Prix in 2008? If so, please take a moment to share your opinions about the experience with other fans who’ve been to the same venues:
Two months ago Max Mosley rubbished FOTA?óÔé¼Ôäós suggestion that refuelling during F1 races could be banned. Now a refuelling ban is on the cards for 2010. What has brought about the happy change of heart at the FIA?
The FIA has published an updated 2009 F1 calendar. The Chinese Grand Prix is now the third round instead of the 15th, and will be held in April. This means F1 will have visited the circuit twice within seven months, and next year’s Grand Prix may see different climactic conditions to what we have been … Continue reading 2009 F1 calendar shortened
…he’d have been fourth. Probably.
Re-live the championship-deciding Brazilian Grand Prix in pictures. Here’s a selection of 47 images from the race including, by popular demand, some high-resolution shots of Lewis Hamilton’s title win.
Guest post by David Watkins
Felipe Massa dominated in Brazil and joined three of his countrymen in becoming a two-time winner of his home Grand Prix. Here are more facts and stats from the Brazilian Grand Prix.
How does Brazil ’08 compare?