2009 Brazil Formula 1 Grand Prix
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Second Friday Practice
| First Friday Practice
|Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix - Race||(10/18/2009) |
|1:00 ||Formation lap for the Brazilian GP underway. Conditions are dry |
|1:02 ||Air temperature is at 27 degrees while track temperature is at 33 degees |
|1:02 ||Barrichello who is on Pole arrives back to the starting grid. Webber starts alongside him. |
|1:03 ||Button is 14th and Vettel is 15th |
|1:04 ||Crash for Trulli as he and Sutil touch |
|1:04 ||Raikkonen has lost his front wing |
|1:08 ||More drama as Kovalainen drives off with the fuel hose stuck spraying fuel on the track and Raikkonen driving over the fuel igniting it |
|1:08 ||Alonso was taken out by Sutil bouncing back on the track |
|1:12 ||Retirements: Sutil, Trulli and Alonso |
|1:13 ||Kubica takes 3rd from Rosberg |
|1:14 ||Button moves into 8th after passing Grosjean |
Vettel takes Grosjean
|1:15 ||Button takes Nakajima for 7th |
|1:15 ||Some great racing after the safety car! |
|1:16 ||Barrichello leads Webber by 1.4 seconds |
Vettel almost loses it as he tries to pass Nakajima!
|1:17 ||Button in 7th chasing Kobayashi |
1:18 ||Order on lap 8: Barrichello, Webber, Kubica, Rosberg, Buemi, Kobayashi, Button, Nakajima, Vettel and Heidfeld |
1:19 ||[Comment From parco ]|
where is hamilton?
|1:19 ||Barrichello leads Webber by 1.8 seconds on lap 10 |
1:22 ||Things have settled down a bit. Both Button and Vettel are still chasing Kobayashi and Nakajima |
Kovalainen is under investigation due to his incident in the pilane
1:26 ||Barrichello is the lightest of those in front. Vettel in 9th is heaviest |
1:27 ||Barrichello fastest lap so far (lap 16) - A 1:14.293 |
1:28 ||Incident involving Sutil and Trulli to be investigated after the race |
1:29 ||Another fastest lap by Barrichello. He leads by 2,5 seconds |
1:30 ||Trulli very angry as he talks to the reporters |
1:30 ||Sutil doesn't believe he made any errors |
1:31 ||Nick Heidfeld is the first to pit! |
|1:34 ||Barrichello rejoins in 8th ahead of Vettel but Vettel passes him |
|1:35 ||Hamilton trying hard to pass Barrichello |
|1:37 ||Button tries to pass Kobayashi but goes a bit wide and Kobayashi gets the position back |
|1:38 ||Button manages to pass Kobayashi on lap 24 |
|1:38 ||Webber pits from the lead |
Webber remains in the lead. Button in second and yet to stop
|1:40 ||Rosberg is going slow! |
|1:41 ||Rosberg pits and retires |
|1:41 ||A lot of smoke coming out of the back of his car |
Jenson Button pits from second
|1:43 ||Button rejoins in 12th |
|1:45 ||[Comment From Guest ]|
so who is leading now
|1:45 ||Big crash for Nakajima! |
|1:46 ||He went off and into the barriers. Doesn't look like a safety car will be deployed. |
|1:48 ||So on lap 32, Webber leads from Vettel and Kubica. Vettel yet to stop |
|1:48 ||[Comment From Guest ]|
wat position barrichello now?
|1:49 ||There is plenty of debris on the track. Surprising that the safety car isn't deployed! |
|1:49 ||[Comment From Guest ]|
Greetings from Singapore!
|1:49 ||[Comment From maddy ]|
any news on kimmy'
[Ed] He is in 6th
|1:50 ||[Comment From Guest ]|
cud button stil win this?
[Ed] Possible but difficult
|1:50 ||[Comment From danny ]|
have webber in pit yet?
|1:51 ||Vettel and Fisichella have yet to stop |
|1:52 ||[Comment From danny ]|
is barrichello will win ?
[Ed] Really depends on how much fuel he has more than Webber and Kubica
|1:54 ||Vettel rejoins behind Button! He has yet to pit again as he hasn't taken the super soft tyres yet |
|1:54 ||[Comment From danny ]|
how many laps is it all up?
[Ed] 71 laps
1:56 ||Order on lap 39: Webber, Kubica, Barrichello, Hamilton, Raikkonen, Button, Vettel, Buemi, Liuzzi and Kobayahsi |
|1:57 ||Retirements: Nakajima, Rosberg, Heidfeld, Sutil, Trulli and Alonso |
1:58 ||Webber leads Kubica on lap 40 by 6.3 seconds. Barrichello in 3rd is a further 6.3 seconds behind! |
1:59 ||[Comment From JRLS ]|
where did button start on the grid?
[Ed] 14th. There was a lot of drama on the first lap!
1:59 ||[Comment From danny ]|
how many times webber and barrichello in pit?
[Ed] Once each
|2:00 ||Hamilton pits and he is fuelled to the end! |
|2:00 ||Hamilton nearly loses it exiting the pits. He is in 9th now|
2:01 ||Raikkonen goes on the super softs |
|2:01 ||Raikkonen rejoins in 11th |
|2:03 ||[Comment From danny ]|
how come webber in front of barrihello? i thought barrichello has a better ride?
[Ed] Webber had more fuel at the start
2:04 ||[Comment From Marcus ]|
How many drivers is out?
[Ed] 6 drivers have retired so far
2:04 ||Kubica pits from second and puts on the super softs |
|2:05 ||Kubica rejoins in 3rd ahead of Button |
|2:05 ||[Comment From Jordan ]|
has button taken a pit stop yet?
[Ed] Yes but has to make another stop
Webber now leads Barrichello by 15.8 seconds! Both yet to stop
2:07 ||[Comment From sunny ]|
whose fault was in the accident b/w sutil n trulli
[Ed] It will be investigated by the stewards after the race
|2:08 ||Kubica is in 3rd and had made all his stops and is 10.5 seconds behind Barrichello. He is looking good! |
2:08 ||[Comment From danny ]|
do you think webber got better chance to win than barichello?
[Ed] Yes he is looking good. 16.7 seconds is the gap now
2:09 ||[Comment From wc ]|
what's Kubica-Barichello difference in time
[Ed] 10.5 seconds
|2:09 ||Barrichello makes his second and final stop! |
2:10 ||Barrichello rejoins in 6th behind Buemi |
2:10 ||[Comment From Steve ]|
How many laps left
[Ed] 20 laps
2:11 ||[Comment From wc ]|
Difference between hamilton and barichello?
[Ed] Barrichello ahead by 1.8 seconds
|2:11 ||Webber pits from the lead |
|2:12 ||Webber rejoins in the lead |
2:13 ||Button and Vettel are in 3rd and 4th Both yet to stop |
2:13 ||[Comment From robbie ]|
[Ed] A few!
2:14 ||[Comment From Jordan ]|
is that all of webber's pit stops done now?
[Ed] Yes. Webber looks good for the win
2:15 ||There are some dark clouds over the track. It could still rain!! |
2:16 ||[Comment From danny ]|
i want barrichello to win, is he got the chance?
[Ed] Unlikely at this stage
2:17 ||Button rejoins behind Kobayashi and Kovalainen |
2:18 ||Vettel rejoins ahead of Kovalainen! |
2:18 ||[Comment From wc ]|
Did kov overtake button.
|2:19 ||So with 14 laps remaining, Webber leads Kubica by 5.2 seconds. Barrichello is a further 12.8 seconds behind |
Vettel is in 5th, Button is in 7th and chasing Kovalainen
|2:21 ||Kovalainen pits and releases Button |
|2:22 ||[Comment From noz ]|
button position pls?
2:23 ||[Comment From noz ]|
if positions saved till end will button get WDC?
Hamilton takes 3rd from Barrichello who is struggling with his tyres
2:24 ||[Comment From 1 ]|
can barri move up???
[Ed] He is struggling now. Lost 3rd
2:24 ||[Comment From wc ]|
so does this mean, if this continues, button wins championship tonight
2:24 ||[Comment From Jordan ]|
anybody in the top 6 still to pit?
2:25 ||[Comment From noz ]|
Do you believe Button drives better than hamilton under pressure?
[Ed] Hard to tell really!
|2:25 ||Barrichello has a puncture! |
2:26 ||Button will be the World Champion as long as he finishes! |
2:26 ||[Comment From kino ]|
will hamilton have to pit again?
It appears that the puncture was a result of a touch earlier with Hamilton
|2:28 ||[Comment From danny ]|
wat position is barri now?
|2:29 ||[Comment From wc ]|
|2:29 ||[Comment From Guest ]|
gap between webber and kubica?
|2:29 ||[Comment From 1 ]|
so does this mean barrichello's run over for the championship
|2:30 ||[Comment From kino ]|
Does Hamilton get a penalty?
|2:31 ||Webber leads from Kubica and Hamilton. Vettel, Button, Raikkonen, Buemi and Barrichello |
2:31 ||[Comment From wc ]|
gap between 2nd and 3rd
2:32 ||[Comment From 1 ]|
which team is kimi shifting to next yr
[Ed]McLaren or Toyota or Red Bull! Many rumours
|2:32 ||[Comment From 1 ]|
which driver is better hamilton or kimi or massa????
[Ed] That is all an opinion really. They are all first class drivers
|2:33 ||[Comment From cwhook ]|
Button is very lucky....
|2:33 ||[Comment From wc ]|
[Ed](Raikkonen) ? Not confirmed
2:33 ||2 laps to go and Button is set to become the 2009 Formula 1 World Champion |
|2:34 ||[Comment From 1 ]|
well brazilian gp is not good for their home driver's
|2:35 ||[Comment From Guest ]|
Congrats to button.....Lets not forget its a Honda Chassis :P
|2:35 ||[Comment From 1 ]|
this is where massa lost his championship last yr and now barri losses his dream for the championship this yr
2:35 ||Webber wins the race |
|2:36 ||Jenson Button is the 2009 World Champion |
2:36 ||[Comment From noz ]|
it was a close fight between teams through out the season IMO..
|2:37 ||Brawn GP become the 2009 Formula 1 Constructors World Champions on debut |
|2:38 ||[Comment From wc ]|
Special Thanks to ED
[Ed] You are very welcome
2:38 ||[Comment From wc ]|
MASSA's DOING THE FLAG WAVING.
[Ed] Indeed. Great to see that
2:38 ||[Comment From wc ]|
Many Thanks to ED again.
Rubens Barrichello congratulates his teammate on winning the championship
2:44 ||Webber of course wins his second race of the season |
|2:46 ||Good to see Kubica on the podium in the BMW Sauber. He is going to Renault next year |
|2:47 ||Hamilton started 18th and finished on the podium. Good job |
|2:47 ||[Comment From adrian ]|
|2:50 ||Vote for your driver of the day here |
|4:28 ||[Comment From sunny ]|
what happened to the sutil- trulli accident
[Ed] It will be investigated after the race
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