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Kobayashi and Sutil spark complaints over driving standards after crashes 20th October 2009, 7:00

Adrian Sutil and Kamui Kobayashi faced the wrath of their rivals after the Brazilian Grand Prix after two crashes which eliminated a total of four cars. Jenson Button was among the drivers to voice his complaints about rookie Kobayashi’s driving. And Jarno Trulli was handed a fine after arguing with Sutil at the side of […]

Brazilian Grand Prix in pictures 19th October 2009, 11:44

From the explosive start to the jubilant scenes as Felipe Massa waved the chequered flag at the new world champion Jenson Button, the Brazilian Grand Prix was a spectacular race. Take a look back at some of the highlights with this collection of pictures.

Brazilian Grand Prix fastest laps analysis

Fastest laps by driver Rank Driver Fastest lap Deficit Laps within 1% of personal best 1 Mark Webber 73.733 0 24 2 Sebastian Vettel 73.89 0.157 21 3 Rubens Barrichello 73.95 0.217 23 4 Robert Kubica 74.155 0.422 40 5 Heikki Kovalainen 74.303 0.57 21 6 Lewis Hamilton 74.345 0.612 31 7 Jenson Button 74.353 […]

Championship standings after Brazil 18th October 2009, 18:53

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 […]

Early pit stop could compromise Barrichello (Brazilian GP fuel strategies) 17th October 2009, 23:19

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:

Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying in pictures

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.

Barrichello on pole at home as Button slumps to 14th

Rubens Barrichello has a precious opportunity to slash Jenson Button’s championship lead in tomorrow’s Brazilian Grand Prix

Brazilian Grand Prix grid (Updated)

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 […]

Championship points after Japan 4th October 2009, 7:33

Drivers’ championship standings Driver Points 1 Jenson Button 85 2 Rubens Barrichello 71 3 Sebastian Vettel 69 4 Mark Webber 51.5 5 Kimi Raikkonen 45 6 Lewis Hamilton 43 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 Nick […]

Japanese Grand Prix race result

Position Driver Laps Delay Gap 1 Sebastian Vettel 53 2 Jarno Trulli 53 4.877 4.877 3 Lewis Hamilton 53 6.472 1.595 4 Kimi Raikkonen 53 7.94 1.468 5 Nico Rosberg 53 8.793 0.853 6 Nick Heidfeld 53 9.509 0.716 7 Rubens Barrichello 53 10.641 1.132 8 Jenson Button 53 11.474 0.833 9 Robert Kubica 53 […]