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2009-10-05 18:08:18

After winning Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel is confident he can beat Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello for the F1 championship. Vettel led all 53 laps for his third win of the season. He gained nine points on current title leader Button with two races remaining in the season -- in Brazil and Abu Dhabi. It can still be done, Vettel said. It is looking much better now. It would be nice to have a couple more races left, but two races to go ... We are here to fight, and the...

2009-09-13 13:45:11

Rubens Barrichello won Sunday's Formula One Italian Grand Prix at Monza, Italy, beating Brawn GP teammate Jenson Button by 2.866 seconds. Barrichello, 37, is the circuit's oldest active driver and Sunday's victory helped him gained ground in the overall F1 standings with four races left in the 2009 season. (The victory) felt great and I have no big words for that, the Brazilian said after winning at Monza for the third time in his career. The team has done a fantastic job. The strategy was...

2009-08-23 14:30:52

Rubens Barrichello won Sunday's Formula One European Grand Prix at Valencia, Spain, his first victory in five years. The Brawn GP driver took advantage of a costly mistake by the crew of pole sitter Lewis Hamilton. The native of Sao Paulo, Brazil is 37 years old, making him the oldest F1 driver currently. He took the lead when Hamilton was delayed during his final pit stop. Hamilton's McLaren pit crew was not properly prepared for a tire change and the defending F1 champion trailed...

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2009-08-03 15:57:01

Brazilian Formula One driver Felipe Massa headed to his home country Monday after being treated for crash injuries at a hospital in Budapest, Hungary. Massa, who drives for Scuderia Ferrari, was hurt in a high-speed crash during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix. He spent nine days in the hospital recovering from a fractured skull that required emergency surgery. He was struck by a spring that came off Rubens Barrichello's Brawn GP car. He also sustained an injury to his left eye and...

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2009-07-27 11:48:32

Brazilian Formula One driver Felipe Massa is able to move his hands and legs and can communicate after a crash in Hungary, officials said Monday. Massa fractured his skull in an accident Saturday in Budapest during qualifiers for the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix and was taken to a military hospital where a Hungarian Defense Ministry spokesman told local television Massa is starting his recovery, the British newspaper The Guardian reported. The spokesman, Istvan Bocskai, told viewers...

2009-07-12 14:01:29

Pole winner Mark Webber won Sunday's German Grand Prix auto race in Nurburg, his first career Formula One victory. It happened despite a penalty for running into Rubens Barrichello while Barrichello tried to pass him on the race's first lap. Webber then drove his No. 14 Red Bull Renault to the lead after the second round of pit stops and dominated from that point, recording his first win in his 130th race. It is an incredible day for me, the native of Queanbeyan, Australia, said at a...

2009-05-24 14:24:36

Jenson Button was dominant Sunday in winning the Monaco Grand Prix, his fifth victory in six Formula One races this season. He crossed the finish line 7.666 seconds ahead of teammate, Rubens Barrichello, giving Brawn GP its third one-two finish in 2009. The Frome, England, native grabbed the pole position during Saturday's qualifying and broke away from the field on Sunday's first lap. He relinquished the lead briefly by pitting just twice during the 78-lap race. With his victory, he became...

2009-05-10 11:04:19

Jensen Button continued his dominant start Sunday by winning the Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona ahead of runnerup and Braun teammate Rubens Barrichello. Button's team opted for a two-stop pit strategy instead of three and the strategy paid off. He was the last driver to post a time in Saturday's final qualifying session, but started the race on the pole. Button, in his Braun GP Mercedes, has won four of five races at the start of the 2009 Formula One season and has a solid double-digit lead...

2009-04-26 11:00:17

Jenson Button grabbed his third victory this season by winning Sunday's Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix auto race at Sakhir. It was his fourth career victory on the F1 circuit. The Frome, England, native and standings leader drove his Brawn GP Mercedes 7.1 seconds ahead of Red Bull's Sebastien Vettel (Renault). Jarno Trulli (Toyota) finished third, Lewis Hamilton (McLaren Mercedes) fourth and Rubens Barrichello (Brawn Mercedes) completed the top five. To date, Button's worst finish in 2009 was...

2009-04-19 12:41:58

Sebastian Vettel drove through rainy conditions to record a dominant victory in Sunday's Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai. Because of rainfall at the Shanghai International Circuit, the race started behind the safety car and all drivers drove on wet-weather tires. Vettel, who also grabbed the pole position during Saturday's qualifying, led the entire race with an average speed of 96.61 miles per hour. It gave Red Bull Racing its first F1 win. It was the right decision to start...


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