F1 links: Davidson on the driver market

Here’s a round-up of F1 news and other interesting links I’ve found today. If you’ve spotted a hot news story, interesting new website or just something funny from the world of F1, please share your links in the comments below. Davidson: I’ve got unfinished business in F1 "There are a lot of drivers out there […]

Red Bull face Vettel engine dilemma

Sebastian Vettel is set to become the first victim of F1’s new engine penalty rules. With six races left to run, only two of the eight units he started with are unused. As engines rarely complete more than two races, and his remaining Renaults will have to cope with the high-revving challenges of Spa and […]

Belgian Grand Prix TV times

Here are the times for the BBC?s F1 coverage of this weekend?s Belgian Grand Prix: Friday 28 August First practice live: 09:00-10:30 – BBC Red Button and online Second practice live: 13:00-14:30 – BBC Red Button and online Saturday 29 August Third practice live: 10:00-11:00 – BBC Red Button and online Qualifying live: 12:10-14:10 – […]

Belgian Grand Prix weather forecast

During the BBC’s coverage of the European Grand Prix there were some comments made that this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix will be hit by rain. The track certainly has a reputation for it, but the forecast for the Ardennes region this weekend is typically uncertain. Some sites insist rain will fall on Friday, and Saturday […]

Barrichello’s win and Badoer’s struggle examined (European Grand Prix analysis)

All the signs before the race were that Rubens Barrichello had the strategy to take on the McLarens. And so it proved – but would he have won without Hamilton’s problem? Let’s take a look at how the European Grand Prix unfolded.

2009 European Grand Prix stats and facts

The European Grand Prix saw Rubens Barrichello’s first win for almost five years, and the 100th race victory for a Brazilian driver. Here’s the stats and facts round-up from the European Grand Prix.

F1 links: Badoer gets one more chance

Ferrari may replace Badoer after Spa Stefano Domenicali: "What I said exactly, to be precise, is that for us the first priority is to understand when Felipe Massa will come back. For sure it is an important race for Luca Badoer next weekend. We are expecting a big jump from him and then we will […]

European Grand Prix teams’ quotes

Here’s what the teams had to say after the European Grand Prix: McLaren Lewis made a good start from pole position, and drove a strong first stint to lead the opening laps, stretching his advantage over Heikki and Rubens Barrichello in so doing. Pitting for the first time on lap 16, Lewis resumed in fourth […]

European Grand Prix in pictures


The streets of Valencia may not quite be a match for Monte-Carlo, but there was definitely a splash more colour about the place this year. Here’s a look back at the race in pictures, including Sebastien Buemi aand Timo Glock’s coming-together, Sebastian Vettel’s retirement – and a very happy Rubens Barrichello.

Rubens Barrichello grabs win from Lewis Hamilton (European Grand Prix)

Rubens Barrichello ended his F1 victory drought of nearly five years with a classy win on the streets of Valencia. A crucial mistake by McLaren on Lewis Hamilton’s final pit stop gave Barrichello the opportunity to snatch victory – but his 35-second lead over team mate Jenson Button showed how well the Brazilian had driven.

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