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Why the Silence at USF1

December 15, 2009

I can’t help but wonder why we don’t hear more from USF1, especially with Peter Windsor at the helm, who certainly knows the importance of good PR. YouTube Founder Chad Hurley, apparently the major investor in USF1 is an internet entrepreneur that has more internet experience than most people on the planet and yet the […]

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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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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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Wet Interlagos Effects Friday Practice

October 16, 2009

Today’s Practice at the Interlagos circuit in Brazil was marred by Rain, while not as wet as the practice session in Suzuka two weeks ago, Interlagos never completely dried out with occasional light rain, high humidity and dense cloud cover keeping the track greasy and affecting lap times throughout the session. Webber and Button were […]

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Vettel Dominates Grand Prix of Japan

October 4, 2009

The Red Bull Racing RB5 of Sebastian Vettel was the class of the field at the Japanese Grand Prix, Vettel led from Pole leading every lap, completely dominating the rest of the field, winning in his first ever race at the Suzuka Circuit in a convincing manner. The only time he really came under any […]

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Final Final Suzuka Grid Position

October 3, 2009

Well, thats the last time I’ll try to interpret the rules when it comes to applying penalties before the start of a race. In addition to the penalties handed down, Kovalainen and Liuzzi also incurred penalties for changing the gearbox on their cars following their accidents in Qualifying. In the final Grid starting positions announced […]

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Vettel Takes Pole in Incident Filled Qualifying at Suzuka

October 2, 2009

Sebastian Vettel waa the class of the field during an incident filled final Qualifying and prior final practice session which saw a total of 6 crashes, 5 of which bought out the Red Flag suspending the sessions. Through it all an unflappable Vettel set fastest laps in all three sessions of Qualifying with only Trulli […]

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Grand Prix of Japan – Race Weekend Schedule

September 29, 2009

Formula One stays in Asia for the fifteenth round of the 2009 World Championship, with the Grand Prix of Japan returning to Suzuka after a two year hiatus at Toyota’s Fuji circuit. In the quarter century that the Japanese Grand Prix has been run, Suzuka has been its home for all but four of the […]

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Hamilton Wins Singapore Grand Prix

September 27, 2009

Lewis hamilton lead from Pole position on the grid to win the Singapore Grand Prix. During the early laps Nico Rosberg pressured Hamilton but after a terrible mistake leaving the pits after his first pit stop where he drifted wide crossing the dividing line separating the Pit exit lane from the track, a major no […]

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Rubens Barrichello Wins at Monza

Rubens Barrichello wins Italian Grand Prix

September 13, 2009

Brawn GP put on a dominant performance at the Italian Grand Prix today with their Drivers Barrichello and Button finishing One, Two, on the Podium the fourth such win of the season for Brawn. Winning at Monza for the third time Rubens drove like a man possessed, putting on a master class in how to […]

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Hamilton/McLaren on Pole for European Grand Prix

August 22, 2009

Lewis Hamilton and his team mate Heiki Kovalainen locked up the top two starting grid positions for tomorrows European Grand Prix during qualifying today at the new Valencia road circuit in Spain. Less than seven hundredths of a second covered the top three grid positions in a closely fought final qualifying session which saw Rubens […]

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