Brawn

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Brawn GP’s Jenson Button has finally put us of suspense with his fifth place in Brazil. That wraps up the F1 Constructors Title for Brawn GP and the F1 Drivers Title for Jenson Button. It all looked decidedly dodgy after the damp qualifying where the conservative approach of sticking on full wet tyres for Qualifying […]

Read the full story: "Brawn and Button Crowned King of F1 2009 in Brazil"

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Good news at last for Lewis Hamilton fans, as he steers his Mercedes powered McLaren to the fastest time in practice 2 for the German Grand Prix at the Nurburgring.

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Massa’s qualifying time of 0.4 seconds behind Button in the Brawn means that they would have qualified at almost identical times if they had the same amount of fuel, so it may be all down to whether KERS can get Massa out in front at the start of the Spanish Grand Prix, and then whether the extra 10Kg of fuel (or extra 3 laps) will give Massa the advantage.

Read the full story: "Has Massa and Ferrari caught up Button and Brawn in Spain"

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It was starting to look like the “old days” at practice 3 at Bahrain with McLaren and Ferrari in the first three positions towards the end of the session. Hamilton and Massa had just gone out on the super soft tyres and Raikkonen was up there to make it 1-2-3. It was all change a […]

Read the full story: "Brawn getting hot, Ferrari McLaren back on the boil in Bahrain"

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Brawn and Toyota delighted that the FIA International Court of Appeal has this afternoon ruled that the controversial double decker diffusers used by the two leading teams are legal despite appeals lodged by most of the other teams.

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The double decker diffusers seem to be the most significant contributing factor to the results of the season so far. Stewards at both the first two races in Australia and Malaysia declared the diffusers legal, but Ferrari, BMW Sauber, Red Bull and Renault have all appealed that decision. The hearing was held yesterday with the results due this afternoon (Wednesday 15th April).

Read the full story: "Double decker diffuser judgement decision today"

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Button thunders to victory as monsoon hits Malaysian Grand Prix. Final results were very confused and based on the positions at the lap before the red flag. Only half points were awarded as the race was abandoned after only 31 laps. The first two races of the season have had controversial start times for the convenience of the European TV audience.

Read the full story: "Button thunders to victory as monsoon hits Malaysian Grand Prix"

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Over confident Ferrari, keen to save soft tyres for later qualifying and the race, decided on a single run for Massa in Q1. As the times came down in Q1 Massa held firm, confident that his initial time was good enough to go through to Q2, watched as he was pushed out of the top 15.

Read the full story: "Massa Ferrari Q1 strategy misfires in Malaysia"

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Brawn GP are one two at Melbourne after a faultless drive by Jenson Button and an eventful race for Rubens Barrichello with bumps at the front and rear.

Read the full story: "Brawn magic back with Button Barrichello one two"

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Jenson Button is on pole position for the Australian Grand Prix and Ross Brawn maybe on the verge of one of the greatest sporting moments of all time!

Read the full story: "Patient Button puts Brawn on pole in Melbourne"