Four consecutive wins for Jenson Button – three consecutive no-scores for McLaren. Here’s the Turkish Grand Prix in numbers.
In what looks like another tactical move, the FOTA teams have agreed to push for KERS to be scrapped in 2010. They call the move a cost-saving initiative, which it undoubtedly is, but it’s also likely to rile Max Mosley, who demanded the systems be introduced this year at considerable cost to the teams. Here … Continue reading F1 links: FOTA agrees on KERS ban
From the grid to the champagne – here’s a look at the Turkish Grand Prix in pictures.
Jenson Button added Istanbul Park to the growing roster of circuits he has conquered this year.
Sebastian Vettel had doubts that Red Bull got his strategy right in the Turkish Grand Prix and made his displeasure plain in the post-race press conference. And the team trod a fine line with the rule book by issuing a covert order to Vettel late in the race preventing him from overtaking team mate Mark … Continue reading Vettel questions Red Bull tactics
Jenson Button notched up his sixth win of 2009 in Turkey. What did you think of the race? Rate it out of ten and leave a comment below:
Drivers’ championship Jenson Button 61 Rubens Barrichello 35 Sebastian Vettel 29 Mark Webber 27.5 Jarno Trulli 19.5 Timo Glock 13 Nico Rosberg 11.5 Felipe Massa 11 Fernando Alonso 11 Kimi Raikkonen 9 Lewis Hamilton 9 Nick Heidfeld 6 Heikki Kovalainen 4 Sebastien Buemi 3 Sebastien Bourdais 2 Robert Kubica 2 Adrian Sutil 0 Nelson Piquet … Continue reading Championship standings after Turkey
1. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes 2. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault 3. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault 4. Jarno Trulli, Toyota 5. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota 6. Felipe Massa, Ferrari 7. Robert Kubica, BMW 8. Timo Glock, Toyota 9. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari 10. Fernando Alonso, Renault 11. Nick Heidfeld, BMW 12. Kazuki Nakajima, Williams-Toyota 13. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes 14. … Continue reading Turkish Grand Prix result
Review the Turkish Grand Prix live blog below.
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. BMW deny Turkish GP boycott rumours “Wild rumours are circling in the paddock at Istanbul … Continue reading F1 links: Lotus and Britney
We’ve got the championship leaders in the top four positions, tricky track conditions and one of F1’s best modern circuits. Can Sebastian Vettel keep the heavier-fuelled Jenson Button behind? Is Rubens Barrichello the biggest obstacle to a Button win? And how much of a problem will the soft tyres be? Let’s take a look at … Continue reading Off-line start is bad news for Button (Turkish Grand Prix pre-race analysis)
One thing that leaps out at you when looking at this selection of pictures from qualifying at Istanbul today is just how few people have bothered to show up. Here’s a collection of pictures of this afternoon’s action, unfortunately set against a backdrop of largely empty grandstands.
Sebastian Vettel may be starting from pole position but Jenson Button is carrying more fuel than the Red Bull driver. Button’s Brawn is fuelled around two laps longer than Vettel and Mark Webber, fourth on the grid, is fuelled even further. Fuel weights in full below.
Sebastian Vettel dominated qualifying for the Turkish Grand Prix, setting fastest time in all three parts of the session.
Here is the grid for the Turkish Grand Prix. 1. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault – 1’28.316 2. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’28.421 3. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’28.579 4. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault – 1’28.613 5. Jarno Trulli, Toyota – 1’28.666 6. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari – 1’28.815 7. Felipe Massa, Ferrari – 1’28.858 8. Fernando … Continue reading Turkish Grand Prix grid
Review the Turkish Grand Prix Qualifying live blog below.
Review the Turkish Grand Prix Practice 3 live blog below.
Timo Glock looks ahead to this weekend’s Turkish Grand Prix and answers questions from fans in this video from Toyota.
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. Turkey Press Conference Flavio Briatore: "We’re not bluffing because when you have the responsibility of … Continue reading F1 links: Briatore denies bluff
F1 may finally be broadcast in true HD for the first time ever later this year. Discussions are under way about broadcasting the 2009 F1 season finale – the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – in high definition.