2009 Formula One Grand Prix Races

This section contains posts related to all of the Grand Prix races for the 2009 Formula One World Championship season

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European Grand Prix – Thursday Press Conference

June 24, 2010

The European Grand Prix pre practice press conference took place today at the Valencia Street Circuit in Spain. Drivers attending this press conference not unsurprisingly were predominantly spanish, with Tonio Liuzzi and Vitaly Petrov making up the fourth and fifth attendees. DRIVERS: Jaime Alguersuari (JA) [Toro Rosso]; Fernando Alonso (FA) [Ferrari]; Pedro de la Rosa […]

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European Grand Prix – 1 Lap Video

June 23, 2010

The European Grand Prix, Round 9 of the 2010 Formula One World Championship returns to the Valencia Street Circuit in Spain this coming weekend. The attached video from Red Bull gives the drivers perspective on what a lap of the challenging semi permanent street circuit is like. The Valencia Street Circuit is similar in some […]

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So What Makes A Good F1 Racing Circuit?

November 9, 2009

This question seems to be on the mind of AT&T Williams, Technical Director, Sam Michael. Talking about the changes made by the FIA in 2009 to try to improve the racing in F1, Michael made the following comments: “I think that clearly the changes” (in 2009) “made the cars easier to follow, however, there’s a […]

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Ciao Ferrari – Raikkonen looks to Future

November 7, 2009

Kimi Raikkonen still wants to race in Formula 1. He just wants a car that can allow him to fight for victory, unlike this years Ferrari, which narrows the field somewhat. With the defection of Toyota and based upon this years performance the options narrow to Brawn GP, McClaren and Red Bull Racing. Red Bull […]

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Red Bull Racing Finish One Two in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

November 2, 2009

Sebastian Vettel won the inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the spectacular Yaz Marina Circuit. In the first ever Afternoon/Evening F1 race and the first ever F1 race at Yaz Marina the Red Bull cars of Vettel and Weber were the class of the field. Starting on Pole Lewis Hamilton in the Mclaren got away […]

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No Competition for Hamilton in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Qualifying

October 31, 2009

Lewis Hamilton completely obliterated the competition at the Yaz Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi today. Quickest in all three qualifying sessions setting fastest lap time of 1 minute 39.695 seconds in Q2 and claiming pole position in the third session with a time of 1:40.948, 0.667 seconds faster than Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton’s qualifying winning margin […]

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Abu Dhabi – Sutil and Trulli Still Mad about Brazil

October 29, 2009

During todays pre Grand Prix press conference in Abu Dhabi it became evident that all is not forgiven between Trulli and Sutil after their incident in Brazil. During the open questions period Ian Parkes from the Press Association asked Trulli and Sutil: “I’m just wondering if you two guys have settled your differences after your […]

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Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Weekend Race Schedule

October 28, 2009

Formula One returns to the middle east for the final race of the season which will be held at the brand new Yaz Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi. While the Drivers and Constructors championships were already settled at the previous Grand Prix in Brazil with Jenson Button winning the World Championship and his team Brawn […]

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Kobayashi to Race in Abu Dhabi

October 27, 2009

Kobayashi’s very impressive debut at the last Grand Prix in Brazil, where he qualified 11th in terrible weather conditions and finished 9th just out of the points after a terrific battle with World Champion Jenson Button has lead Toyota to name Kobiyashi to drive in this weekends Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Kobayashi will replace the […]

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Inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Sold Out!!!

October 26, 2009

The inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be held this coming weekend at the brand new Yaz Marina circuit. The Economic downturn doesn’t seem to have reached the Middle East ,with tickets at the new circuit selling between 1200 – 2500 AED ($325 – $680) the Grand Prix is already sold out. With over 50,000 […]

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Interlagos – Best Race of the Season

October 20, 2009

Why can’t all of the F1 races be as good as this weekends Grand Prix in Brazil? The penultimate race of the season was full of, incidents, close competition, inspired overtaking. Coupled with the drama surrounding the Drivers championship race between Barrichello, Button and Vettel with Button and Vettel starting way back on the grid, working their […]

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