BBC F1 TV ratings for first two races of 2009

How is the BBC faring since taking over from ITV as Britain’s F1 broadcaster? Here’s its preliminary viewing figures for the first two races: 2009 Australian Grand Prix live: 2.1m average, 3.4m peak 2009 Australian Grand Prix repeat: 2.8m average 2009 Malaysian Grand Prix live: 4.4m average, 5.2m peak Last year ITV’s replay of the […]

2010 South Korean F1 track shown in new pictures on official website

We’ve had a glimpse before of South Korea’s F1 track, which is due to hold its first Grand Prix next year. But now the official home page for the 2010 South Korean Grand Prix is live, complete with new pictures of the Jeonnam track.

F1 links: Twilight fallout

Ecclestone stands by late start time Bernie Ecclestone: "I don't see anything wrong with the start time, we just didn't know about the rain. If we had started at 2pm then it would have rained as well." Martin Brundle column “In theory, the race could have run beyond the specific two-hour time limit. That is […]

2009 Malaysian Grand Prix facts and stats

The Malaysian Grand Prix will be remembered as one of the shortest F1 races ever. But Jenson Button will recall it as the first race where he started from pole position, set fastest lap and won the race. Here’s more of the stats and facts from the Sepang race.

Malaysian GP prediction results

Fer No. 65 did the best job of the Malaysian Grand Prix predictions – correctly picking Jenson Button for pole and victory and Timo Glock for third place. Here’s the results.

Malaysian Grand Prix pictures


Wheel-to-wheel racing and gigantic rain storms – here are some of the dramatic pictures from the Malaysian Grand Prix. More Malaysian Grand Prix pictures Malaysian Grand Prix pictures Malaysian GP Pictures: Qualifying Malaysian GP pictures: practice Malaysian GP pictures: Thursday More F1 pictures Images (C) Ferrari spa, Renault/LAT, Williams/LAT, Bridgestone,, Getty Images/Red Bull, Force […]

Button wins again but rain stops play at Sepang

2009 Malaysian Grand Prix review

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.

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. […]

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