Tag Archive: 2009

Dec 27

Button second in 2009 European sportsman poll

Number one was the Swiss tennis player Roger Federer

Jenson Button has placed second in the annual awards poll contributed by members of the European Sports Press Union. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 29

The Holiday Season is approaching!

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Nov 09

AT&T Williams 2009 season review

With Technical Director Sam Michael

Sam Michael answers questions about the 2009 season and more at  AT&T Williams F1 Team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 22

Button ‘almost’ drove for free in ’09 – Brawn

‘Pure-Mercedes’ name for Brawn turned down

2009-03-29 - Brawn GP 00Team boss Ross Brawn has dropped a strong hint that Jenson Button can expect some sort of pay-rise before returning as world champion to the wheel of a Brawn car in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 20

Subs struggling because F60 difficult to drive – boss

“It would therefore be wrong to push all the blame onto the drivers”

2009-01-12_0002Ferrari’s 2009 car is “extremely difficult to drive” and explains why its occupants have struggled to keep up since Felipe Massa crashed in late July. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 20

Brawn considered reviving Tyrrell name in 2009

Virgin coverage worth $60m with Brawn

2009-04-18 - BrawnGP - 02F1’s new constructors’ world champions considered reviving the famous Tyrrell name before settling on Brawn GP for the 2010 season, boss Ross Brawn has revealed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

McLaren surprised by Ferrari’s 2010 car focus

The McLaren team has admitted it is surprised that Ferrari ceased developing its 2009 car

2009-01-122009-01-16The British outfit’s engineering director Paddy Lowe said on Wednesday that with track testing banned, it is during the three hours of Friday practice at grands prix that a lot of development for current and future components takes place. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 05

Button can crawl to 2009 title in Brazil

Currently crawling his way to a mathematical title triumph

There is a river of criticism flowing towards Jenson Button at present, but the fact remains that the 29-year-old can stroll to the world championship in Brazil in less than a fortnight. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

Vettel on pole after Suzuka crash-fest (revised grid)

Mark Webber did not even see the green light of the qualifying session

Qualifying for the 2009 Japanese grand prix will be remembered for its multitude of crashes, with Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel emerging with pole position. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

Button relaxed despite championship brink

Team chief executive Nick Fry said Button is not nervous

2009-06-06 - Turkish GP - BrawnGP - Nick Fry Chief Executive OfficerJenson Button was relaxed when he spoke to the press on Thursday, even though he could secure his lifelong dream in Japan by the end of the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Button can secure drivers’ title at Suzuka

Jenson Button could wrap up the 2009 world championship at Suzuka this weekend

The Briton leads his Brawn teammate Rubens Barrichello by 15 points, meaning that if he moves another 5 points ahead of the Brazilian in Japan, the drivers’ title can be his with two races to spare. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Alonso’s Ferrari move to be announced Thursday

Domenicali admits 2009 return for Massa possible

2009-05-24 - MonacoGP - Renault - Fernando Alonso 03Fernando Alonso will this week be confirmed as a Ferrari driver for 2010 and beyond, according to reports. The German Auto Motor und Sport claims the deal will be announced by the Italian team on Thursday at the Suzuka circuit in Japan. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

GP2 champion eyes 2010 move into F1

“Nico is ready for F1” -Sir Frank Williams

Nico Hulkenberg, who at Monza last weekend secured the 2009 GP2 championship, expects the achievement to be his ticket onto the formula one grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Mateschitz criticises Renault, writes off 2009 title

“Actually it was over even before Monza”

2009-09-13 - Italie - Redbull - 02Dietrich Mateschitz has contradicted Red Bull Racing’s boss and drivers by admitting that the team’s 2009 world champion challenge is now over. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Brawn duo left to contest 2009 title

Brawn duo pledge open, fair fight for 2009 title – Barrichello scolds Briatore for personal Piquet remarks

2009-09-13 - Italie - Brawn - Rubens Barrichello 01The 2009 championship has become effectively a race between teammates, after the Brawns finished one-two at Monza and their title rivals at Red Bull had a poor Italian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

Round 9 preview – Race to the crown

The penultimate round of the 2009 GP2 Series takes place this weekend at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza

All eyes are turned this weekend on the penultimate round of the 2009 GP2 Series because one man could become the first driver to secure the title before the last event. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 01

Williams to decide on 2010 drivers soon

“If we had a second driver like Nico then we would be third in the championship”

2009-04-04 - Williams - Patrick Head 02 Williams will decide “in the coming weeks” whether to sign Nico Hulkenberg as a race driver for the 2010 season.The British team has an option on the likely 2009 GP2 champion, but also potentially on the market are highly rated established drivers including Kimi Raikkonen, Robert Kubica, Heikki Kovalainen, Jarno Trulli, Rubens Barrichello, Nick Heidfeld and Timo Glock. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

No KERS for Red Bull in 2009 or 2010 – Marko

“We will not use KERS this season or in the next”

Red Bull has finally ruled out using KERS at the forthcoming Belgian, Italian and subsequent grands prix.

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Aug 22

Vettel’s salary rises to eight digits – report

“As I said before, I feel good” -Vettel

2009-04-04 - Red Bull l - Sebastian Vettel 01Sebastian Vettel has joined the ranks of formula one drivers who enjoy eight-figure annual salaries, according to the German newspaper Bild. It was announced on Friday that the 22-year-old has extended his contract with Red Bull Racing through 2011, with an option to also include 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

Manager hits back after Prost’s Schu jibe

“The decision (to not return) was only because of his neck problems” Weber

Michael Schumacher’s manager has hit back after Alain Prost suggested the 40-year-old’s neck injury might not be the only reason he called off his F1 comeback.

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