2009 F1 driver biographies updated

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

I’ve updated the biographies for each of the 25 drivers who started an F1 race in 2009. You can find them all below: McLaren Lewis Hamilton Heikki Kovalainen Ferrari Felipe Massa Kimi R??ikk??nen Luca Badoer Giancarlo Fisichella BMW Robert Kubica Nick Heidfeld Renault Fernando Alonso Nelson Piquet Jnr Romain Grosjean Toyota Jarno Trulli Timo Glock … Continue reading 2009 F1 driver biographies updated

Video: Williams F1 cars at Silverstone

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Here’s a video from a Williams activity day for their sponsors which was held last month at Silverstone. Among the machinery on display was Keke Rosberg’s 1982 championship-winning Williams-Cosworth FW08B. Appropriately, Williams will be using Cosworth power once again next year, though Keke’s son Nico will not be driving for the team any more. Nico … Continue reading Video: Williams F1 cars at Silverstone

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix grid

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1. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’40.948 2. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault – 1’41.615 3. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault – 1’41.726 4. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’41.786 5. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’41.892 6. Jarno Trulli, Toyota – 1’41.897 7. Robert Kubica, BMW – 1’41.992 8. Nick Heidfeld, BMW – 1’42.343 9. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota – … Continue reading Abu Dhabi Grand Prix grid

2010 F1 driver rumours: Raikkonen spurns Toyota, Renault eyes rookies

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Remarkably, with just one race left to run the entry list for next year is far from complete. Just six drivers have their contracts officially in place for 2010 and there could be as many as 22 places left to fill. Among those yet to sign deals are newly-crowned champion Jenson Button, team mate Rubens … Continue reading 2010 F1 driver rumours: Raikkonen spurns Toyota, Renault eyes rookies

Kobayashi and Sutil spark complaints over driving standards after crashes

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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 … Continue reading Kobayashi and Sutil spark complaints over driving standards after crashes

Brazilian Grand Prix grid (Updated)

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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 … Continue reading Brazilian Grand Prix grid (Updated)

Williams and Toyota officially part ways

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Two press releases appeared within half an hour of each other today – the first from Williams confirming it will not use Toyota engines in 2010, and the second from Toyota affirming the development. A quote from Frank Williams said: “At a time of great difficulty for us as a team, Toyota stepped forward and … Continue reading Williams and Toyota officially part ways

Barrichello needs a big result on home ground (Brazilian Grand Prix preview)

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If the Brazilian Grand Prix this weekend is half as exciting as the one we had last year, it’ll be a race to remember. Although we’re unlikely to see an exciting conclusion to the championship on Sunday, anyone rooting for a down-to-the-wire title battle will be hoping for a home win for Rubens Barrichello or … Continue reading Barrichello needs a big result on home ground (Brazilian Grand Prix preview)