Grand Prix Reviews articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Button wins again with the old two-stop (Spanish Grand Prix review) 10th May 2009, 17:57
Surprise, surprise – the Spanish Grand Prix pole sitter went on to win the race. But there was rather more to it than that – Jenson Button had to wrest the lead from team mate Rubens Barrichello in a strategic switch that’s got everyone talking. And it was another frustrating race for Sebastian Vettel, who [...]
Button extends title lead with third win 26th April 2009, 16:59
Jenson Button scored his third win of 2009 after fighting through from fourth on the grid.
Vettel leads Webber in Red Bull one-two 19th April 2009, 14:31
Sebastian Vettel’s second Grand Prix win had a touch of deja vu about it – he started from pole position but the wet race started behind the safety car.
Button wins again but rain stops play at Sepang 5th April 2009, 16:42
Jenson Button made it two wins in a row for Brawn with another victory from pole position in Sepang as rain forced an early end to the Malaysian GP.
The themes of 2008: penalties 14th November 2008, 13:00
Grid penalties, drive-through penalties, time penalties – hardly an F1 session passed this year without some driver falling foul of the stewards. Penalties spoiled races and one particularly controversial one almost decided the drivers’ championship. Why were there so many this year?
Lewis Hamilton is champion in epic climax to final race 2nd November 2008, 22:19
Lewis Hamilton became F1’s youngest ever world champion as the destiny of the 2008 title switched between him and rival Felipe Massa on the final lap of the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Hamilton wins title at final turn
Hamilton on cusp of title after dominant win 19th October 2008, 10:21
Lewis Hamilton dominated the Chinese Grand Prix and heads into the final race of 2008 with a strong chance of claiming the title that eluded him last year.
Alonso wins as Hamilton and Massa stumble (2008 Japanese Grand Prix) 12th October 2008, 9:44
Lewis Hamilton has been accused of being too hot-headed and risking too much in championship deciding situations. Felipe Massa has been criticised for making mistakes in wheel-to-wheel battles. Watching the Japanese Grand Prix, it wasn’t difficult to understand why. As the two championship contenders provoked controversy in the opening laps, Fernando Alonso motored through to [...]
Fernando Alonso’s bad luck turns good for win (2008 Singapore Grand Prix) 28th September 2008, 16:52
Fernando Alonso scored his first win in over a year and Renault’s first win in almost twice that time as the new Singapore circuit created a surprise result. It was an unusual podium featuring Alonso, Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, the latter extending his title lead on a poor day for Ferrari. Felipe Massa failed [...]