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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.
Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher will replace injured Felipe Massa on the Ferrari team in upcoming races. Massa is recovering from skull surgery following a high speed crash during last Saturday's qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix. He also suffered some eye damage and remains in AEK Hospital in Budapest. The most important thing first: thank God, all news concerning Felipe is positive, Schumacher said Wednesday on the F1 Web site.
Felipe Massa was in critical condition after suffering a fractured skull Saturday during qualifying for the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix.
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...
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...
Formula One officials in Paris changed the way they determine a driving champion, letting race victories, rather than a points competition, choose the winner. The International Automobile Federation's World Motor Sport Council made the change Tuesday, scrapping a system in which the driving title was decided by points awarded on a sliding scale according to race finish. Now, the overall champion will be the racer who wins the most grand prix, the council said.
LONDON (Reuters) - Renault's Fernando Alonso will go all out to become Formula One's youngest world champion in Brazil this weekend.
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