Wrapping up the Turkish Grand Prix coverage at F1 Fanatic, here’s a look back at the rest of the weekend’s stories. Including Rubens Barrichello’s concerns about his reliability, what went wrong for Fisichella and the other changes to the cars.
Sebastian Vettel’s three-stop strategy at Istanbul left him vulnerable to team mate Mark Webber. Webber occasionally managed to match Vettel’s pace despite carrying a heavier fuel which, along with Vettel’s delay behind Button, helped Webber nab second off his team mate. Here’s an analysis of the Turkish Grand Prix including how far McLaren are off … Continue reading It wasn’t just Button that cost Vettel second (Turkish Grand Prix analysis)
Four consecutive wins for Jenson Button – three consecutive no-scores for McLaren. Here’s the Turkish Grand Prix in numbers.
From the grid to the champagne – here’s a look at the Turkish Grand Prix in pictures.
Jenson Button added Istanbul Park to the growing roster of circuits he has conquered this year.
Jenson Button notched up his sixth win of 2009 in Turkey. What did you think of the race? Rate it out of ten and leave a comment below:
Drivers’ championship Jenson Button 61 Rubens Barrichello 35 Sebastian Vettel 29 Mark Webber 27.5 Jarno Trulli 19.5 Timo Glock 13 Nico Rosberg 11.5 Felipe Massa 11 Fernando Alonso 11 Kimi Raikkonen 9 Lewis Hamilton 9 Nick Heidfeld 6 Heikki Kovalainen 4 Sebastien Buemi 3 Sebastien Bourdais 2 Robert Kubica 2 Adrian Sutil 0 Nelson Piquet … Continue reading Championship standings after Turkey
1. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes 2. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault 3. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault 4. Jarno Trulli, Toyota 5. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota 6. Felipe Massa, Ferrari 7. Robert Kubica, BMW 8. Timo Glock, Toyota 9. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari 10. Fernando Alonso, Renault 11. Nick Heidfeld, BMW 12. Kazuki Nakajima, Williams-Toyota 13. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes 14. … Continue reading Turkish Grand Prix result
Review the Turkish Grand Prix live blog below.
We’ve got the championship leaders in the top four positions, tricky track conditions and one of F1’s best modern circuits. Can Sebastian Vettel keep the heavier-fuelled Jenson Button behind? Is Rubens Barrichello the biggest obstacle to a Button win? And how much of a problem will the soft tyres be? Let’s take a look at … Continue reading Off-line start is bad news for Button (Turkish Grand Prix pre-race analysis)
One thing that leaps out at you when looking at this selection of pictures from qualifying at Istanbul today is just how few people have bothered to show up. Here’s a collection of pictures of this afternoon’s action, unfortunately set against a backdrop of largely empty grandstands.
Sebastian Vettel may be starting from pole position but Jenson Button is carrying more fuel than the Red Bull driver. Button’s Brawn is fuelled around two laps longer than Vettel and Mark Webber, fourth on the grid, is fuelled even further. Fuel weights in full below.
Sebastian Vettel dominated qualifying for the Turkish Grand Prix, setting fastest time in all three parts of the session.
Here is the grid for the Turkish Grand Prix. 1. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault – 1’28.316 2. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’28.421 3. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’28.579 4. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault – 1’28.613 5. Jarno Trulli, Toyota – 1’28.666 6. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari – 1’28.815 7. Felipe Massa, Ferrari – 1’28.858 8. Fernando … Continue reading Turkish Grand Prix grid
Review the Turkish Grand Prix Qualifying live blog below.
Review the Turkish Grand Prix Practice 3 live blog below.
Timo Glock looks ahead to this weekend’s Turkish Grand Prix and answers questions from fans in this video from Toyota.
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Review the Turkish Grand Prix Practice 2 live blog below.
Review the Turkish Grand Prix Practice 1 live blog below.