2009 F1 season articles on F1 Fanatic archive
2009 F1 driver biographies updated 6th December 2009, 18:50
I’ve updated the biographies for each of the 25 drivers who started an F1 race in 2009. You can find them all below: McLaren Lewis Hamilton Heikki Kovalainen Ferrari Felipe Massa Kimi Räikkönen Luca Badoer Giancarlo Fisichella BMW Robert Kubica Nick Heidfeld Renault Fernando Alonso Nelson Piquet Jnr Romain Grosjean Toyota Jarno Trulli Timo Glock [...]
Brawn GP: One incredible year (Video) 4th December 2009, 13:30
One year ago today, Honda announced it was putting its F1 team up for sale. In the 12 months since then their successors, Brawn, stunned us by not only surviving but by dominating the first half of the season and ultimately bringing home both world titles. It may have been called a ‘fairytale’ but there [...]
Kimi Raikkonen voted top driver of 2009 1st December 2009, 0:56
Kimi Raikkonen got the most votes in our 2009 F1 driver of the year poll. But as sumedh pointed out in the forum, it seems we have had a large number of visitors from a Kimi Raikkonen community after the poll was put live. It’s clear from traffic patterns to the site this has had [...]
F1 rookies test: Guide to the drivers 30th November 2009, 7:00
The in-season testing ban may have caused some problems but it has given us one thing to look forward to: tomorrow a three-day F1 test session exclusively for rookie drivers begins at Jerez. Already most of the teams have announced their drivers which include a host of champions plus several drivers from nations not currently [...]
Schumacher wins Desafio 2009 after Massa victory in second heat 29th November 2009, 13:42
Michael Schumacher won the Desafio Internacional das Estrelas kart race for the second time in three years by finishing second in today’s second heat. Schumacher won the first race in Florianopolis yesterday and came in second today behind his former team mate – and event organiser – Felipe Massa.
2009 F1 driver rankings part 3: 5-1 27th November 2009, 7:00
Over the last two days the 25 drivers who competed in F1 this year have been whittled down to a top five. But who was the very best of the best? Read on for my verdict – and vote for who you think was the top driver in 2009.
Jenson Button or Sebastian Vettel? Lewis Hamilton or Fernando Alonso? Who do you think was the best F1 driver of 2009? Cast your vote below to decide the F1 Fanatic driver of the year.
2009 F1 driver rankings part 2: 15-6 26th November 2009, 7:00
We began the countdown of the top drivers of 2009 yesterday looking at the least impressive racers of the year. Today we cover the other drivers who failed to make it into the top five – with more of your comments and ratings of the class of 2009.
2009 F1 driver rankings part 1: 25-16 25th November 2009, 12:00
Working out who was the best F1 driver is never easy – a driver typically only has one rival who has the same equipment, and even within teams two cars are not necessarily always the same. And it’s been even harder this year with the sudden emergence of Brawn and Red Bull as front runners, [...]
F1 2009: Memorable moments (Part 2) 24th November 2009, 7:00
What were the best memorable moments of 2009? Here’s what you suggested as the funniest, most exciting and happiest memories of the 2009 F1 season.