2009 Brazilian Grand Prix stats & facts

In a remarkable coincidence the championship was won at Interlagos by a British driver who finished fifth in the number 22 car powered by a Mercedes for the second year in a row. But this time it was Jenson Button and not Lewis Hamilton. Read on for more facts and stats from the Brazilian Grand […]

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 […]

Webber wins in style as Button races to title

2009 Brazilian Grand Prix review

Mark Webber romped away to win the Brazilian Grand Prix – and in doing so helped Jenson Button to claim the drivers’ championship.

Championship standings after Brazil

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 […]

Brazilian Grand Prix result

Position Driver Laps Delay Gap 1 Mark Webber 71 2 Robert Kubica 71 7.626 7.626 3 Lewis Hamilton 71 18.944 11.318 4 Sebastian Vettel 71 19.652 0.708 5 Jenson Button 71 29.005 9.353 6 Kimi Raikkonen 71 33.34 4.335 7 Sebastien Buemi 71 35.991 2.651 8 Rubens Barrichello 71 45.454 9.463 9 Kamui Kobayashi 71 […]

Jenson Button is F1 world champion

Jenson Button has won the 2009 F1 drivers’ championship. He climbed from 14th to fifth in the Brazilian Grand Prix thanks to a combination of a crash at the start of the race and several bold passes by the Brawn driver.

Brawn win 2009 F1 constructors’ title

Brawn have won the 2009 F1 constructors’ championship. Heading into the penultimate race it was a virtual certainty they would beat Red Bull to the crown, as their rivals needed a pair of one-twos from the final race with Brawn not scoring. Although Mark Webber won the race for Red Bull, both Brawns came home […]

Brazilian Grand Prix – rate the race

A huge crash, a lot of overtaking – and a conclusion to the championship battle. What did you think of the Brazilian Grand Prix? Rate the race out of ten and have your say below:

F1 links: Trulli still hopes for Toyota drive

Trulli awaits Toyota’s budget decision (Autosport) "Although Toyota president John Howett has made it clear several times that he thinks it unlikely the Italian will be retained by the outfit, Trulli has revealed that he has agreed with Toyota's team principal Tadashi Yamashina not to commit to anything else for now." Head: Hulkenberg will be […]

Massa shows crash helmet damage (Video)


Felipe Massa has shown Brazilian television the damage caused to his crash helmet when it was struck be a piece of Rubens Barrichello’s suspension in qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix. Kareem Shaya estimated how hard Massa was hit for us earlier this year and came to the conclusion that: Massa would have been 14 […]

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