Monaco Grand Prix result

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1. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes 2. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes 3. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari 4. Felipe Massa, Ferrari 5. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault 6. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota 7. Fernando Alonso, Renault 8. Sebastien Bourdais, Toro Rosso-Ferrari 9. Giancarlo Fisichella, Force India-Mercedes 10. Timo Glock, Toyota 11. Nick Heidfeld, BMW 12. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes 13. Jarno Trulli, Toyota … Continue reading Monaco Grand Prix result

No blocking penalties after qualifying

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Jarno Trulli and Sebastian Vettel were among the drivers who complained of being blocked by rivals during yesterday’s qualifying session. A Red Bull press release criticised Kazuki Nakajima, saying: “the Williams driver messed up Sebastian?s chances of challenging for pole this afternoon.” Trulli, meanwhile, revealed Toyota were appealing against Fernando Alonso for blocking him in … Continue reading No blocking penalties after qualifying

The race is Button’s to lose (Monaco Grand Prix pre-race analysis)

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Now we know the real story of qualifying was not Jenson Button taking pole position but Sebastian Vettel failing to. In recent races we’ve seen Vettel struggle after getting stuck behind KERS-equipped cars. With Kimi Raikkonen starting on the front row, can the Ferrari driver do to Button what Massa did to Vettel two weeks … Continue reading The race is Button’s to lose (Monaco Grand Prix pre-race analysis)

Monaco GP fuel loads give no comfort to Button’s rivals – especially Vettel

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As claimed by Ross Brawn, Jenson Button is indeed carrying more than 20 laps’ worth of fuel going into the Monaco Grand Prix. The championship leader starts with 23 laps’ worth of fuel on board – two more than Kimi Raikkonen, who starts alongside him. And, crucially, he has 16kg more fuel on board than … Continue reading Monaco GP fuel loads give no comfort to Button’s rivals – especially Vettel

Monaco Grand Prix grid

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Here is the grid for the Monaco Grand Prix: 1. Jenson Button, Brawn GP, 1’14.902 2. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari, 1’14.927 3. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn GP, 1’15.077 4. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, 1’15.271 5. Felipe Massa, Ferrari, 1’15.437 6. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota, 1’15.455 7. Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren-Mercedes, 1’15.516 8. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault, 1’15.653 9. Fernando … Continue reading Monaco Grand Prix grid

Stewards take hard line on turn one

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The stewards at the Monaco Grand Prix have set an important precedent ahead of Sunday’s Grand Prix by giving eight GP2 drivers 25-second penalties for cutting the first corner on lap one. The tough penalty has played havoc with the finishing order of this morning’s feature race. Lucas di Grassi, Nico Hulkenberg, Javier Villa, Roldan … Continue reading Stewards take hard line on turn one

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