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Malaysian Grand Prix results

Result declared after 31 of scheduled 56 laps and half points awarded. 1. Jenson Button 2. Nick Heidfeld 3. Timo Glock 4. Jarno Trulli 5. Rubens Barrichello 6. Mark Webber 7. Lewis Hamilton 8. Nico Rosberg 9. Felipe Massa 10. Sebastian Bourdais 11. Fernando Alonso 12. Kazuki Nakajima 13. Nelson Piquet Jnr 14. Kimi Raikkonen […]

More mistakes at point-less Ferrari

Ferrari’s poor start to 2009 continued at Malaysia as they incredibly failed to score a point for the second race running. It’s clear the F60 isn’t the fastest car in F1 this year – but they made things far worse for themselves with two major tactical blunders.

Championship standings after Malaysia

Drivers’ championship 1. Jenson Button 15 2. Rubens Barrichello 10 3. Jarno Trulli 8.5 4. Timo Glock 8 5. Fernando Alonso 4 5. Nick Heidfeld 4 7. Nico Rosberg 3.5 8. Sebastien Buemi 2 9. Mark Webber 1.5 10. Sebastian Bourdais 1 10. Lewis Hamilton 1 Constructors’ championship 1. Brawn 25 2. Toyota 16.5 3. […]

F1 victim of its own greed as Malaysian GP fails to go the distance after late start

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The Malaysian Grand Prix failed to run its full distance after a massive downpour made racing conditions impossible F1 races have always been at the mercy of the weather and everyone understands the impact that can have on them. But Bernie Ecclestone’s decision to start the race so close to sunset was a serious mistake. […]

Rate the race: Malaysian Grand Prix

Dramatic racing, rain, race stoppages – the Malaysian Grand Prix had more going on in half a race distance than we see in most full races. Rate the Malaysian GP below.

F1 links: Button “revitalised”

Brawn hails 'revitalised' Button Brawn on Button: "I don't think last year with the equipment he had… I commented a few times, I saw some good races, I saw some races that were not great. You know him, you can see he is revelling in it and he is driving very well. He is such […]

Malaysian GP: thoughts on the start

The Malaysian Grand Prix is less than 12 hours away. Will we get another action-packed encounter as we saw in Melbourne – and will the rain we’ve expected all weekend finally arrive? Let’s take a look ahead to the crucial opening lap of the race and see how the start, the first stint, and the […]

Moveable wings making any difference?

We’ve had no shortage of stuff to talk about since the F1 season got started again last week: KERS, tyres, the look of the cars, the emergence of Brawn GP, the BBC, McLaren’s lack of pace, twilight races and the usual controversies. But we’ve hardly heard anything at all about the new adjustable wings. Before […]

Malaysian GP Pictures: Qualifying

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The rain stayed away during Malaysian Grand Prix qualifying – here’s a selection of pictures from today’s action at the Sepang circuit.

Malaysian GP fuel weights and strategies

Here are the starting weight of each car and their projected first stint length. At Sepang the cars use fuel at a rate of approximately 2.38kg 2.64kg per lap (figures revised below accordingly). Grid Qualifying Name Weight Fuel (kg) First stint (laps) 1 1 Jenson Button 660 55 20 2 2 Jarno Trulli 656.5 51.5 […]