Brazil records 100th Grand Prix win

Brazil records 100th Grand Prix win

Rubens Barrichello's victory in the European Grand Prix was significant for a number of reasons; not only did the Brawn GP driver record his tenth Formula One win to bring an end to a near five-year victory draught but the Paulista also ensured that Brazil hit its century of Grand Prix wins, first started by Emerson Fittipaldi 39 years ago.
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2009 European Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Monday 24 August 2009

  2. Brazil records 100th Grand Prix win 13:08

    Brazil records 100th Grand Prix win

    Rubens Barrichello's victory in the European Grand Prix was significant for a number of reasons; not only did the Brawn GP driver record his tenth Formula One…

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  3. 'I was crossing my fingers' - Massa 12:44

    'I was crossing my fingers' - Massa

    Felipe Massa admits that, despite being a Ferrari driver, he was delighted to see friend and fellow Brazilian Rubens Barrichello take victory in Sunday's…

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  4. Pit problem did not affect outcome, stresses Whitmarsh 06:00

    Pit problem did not affect outcome, stresses Whitmarsh

    Martin Whitmarsh has lowered question marks surrounding McLaren's pit lane mistake in Valencia by explained how the pace of the MP4-24 was not up to holding…

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  5. Sunday 23 August 2009

  6. Bridgestone celebrates 150th F1 win 20:16

    Bridgestone celebrates 150th F1 win

    Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone was delighted to celebrate its 150th Formula One race win with the Brawn GP team and Rubens Barrichello in Valencia on Sunday.…

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  7. Brawn salutes 'sensational' Barrichello drive 20:06

    Brawn salutes 'sensational' Barrichello drive

    Ross Brawn was over the moon to see Rubens Barrichello finally back on the top step of a Formula One podium in Valencia. The win for the Brazilian was his first…

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  8. Ferrari satisfied with Badoer performance 19:53

    Ferrari satisfied with Badoer performance

    Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali admits that the performance of Luca Badoer can improve but is content with the Italian's first Formula One outing in…

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  9. Force India smiling after European GP 19:27

    Force India smiling after European GP

    Force India's first top eight result may still elude it but team owner Vijay Mallya was delighted to witness a top ten finish for Adrian Sutil with Giancarlo…

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  10. 'What might have been' for Toyota 19:13

    'What might have been' for Toyota

    The Toyota team had a less than spectacular race in Spain this weekend as Jarno Trulli and Timo Glock came home thirteenth and fourteenth in the European Grand…

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  11. 'Deserved' result for Red Bull 18:59

    'Deserved' result for Red Bull

    Red Bull Racing suffered a depressing afternoon in Valencia on Sunday as the Milton Keynes outfit scored no points in a race for the second time this season…

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  12. A very tough race, admits Alonso 18:42

    A very tough race, admits Alonso

    Fernando Alonso came home sixth in front of his home crowd in Spain on Sunday to add three points to his 2009 score from the European Grand Prix. The Renault…

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  13. Button happy to see team-mate on top 18:33

    Button happy to see team-mate on top

    Jenson Button was delighted to see Brawn GP team-mate Rubens Barrichello claim his first victory of the season in the European Grand Prix on Sunday. The…

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  14. Roasting Rosberg happy with top five 18:22

    Roasting Rosberg happy with top five

    An additional top five finish for Nico Rosberg did nothing but confirm the consistency of the Williams team in Valencia this weekend. The German rose from…

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  15. Kubica collects unexpected point 18:09

    Kubica collects unexpected point

    Robert Kubica had stressed that a points finish remained unlikely after qualifying tenth on the grid ahead of the European Grand Prix. However, a strong drive…

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  16. Räikkönen content with latest podium result 17:51

    Räikkönen content with latest podium result

    Kimi Räikkönen was pleased to have achieved another rostrum finish in the European Grand Prix as the Ferrari driver took the chequered flag third in Valencia.…

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  17. Hamilton: We win or lose together 17:41

    Hamilton: We win or lose together

    Lewis Hamilton was gracious in defeat to Rubens Barrichello after a McLaren pit-stop error handed victory to the Brazilian in the European Grand Prix. Set for…

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  18. 'I wish this moment could be forever' 17:24

    'I wish this moment could be forever'

    An ever-popular and ever-emotional Rubens Barrichello was on top of the world after clinching his first Formula One race win for nearly five years on Sunday.…

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  19. Barrichello ends draught with Valencia victory 16:42

    Barrichello ends draught with Valencia victory

    Rubens Barrichello has clinched his first Grand Prix victory for almost half a decade by completing a series of rapid laps in Sunday's European Grand Prix. The…

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  20. 13:26

    Photos: Sunday in Valencia

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  21. Kovalainen confident for Valencia win 10:20

    Kovalainen confident for Valencia win

    Heikki Kovalainen missed out on the European Grand Prix pole position by a small mistake in the third sector on Saturday. The McLaren driver will join…

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  22. Saturday 22 August 2009

  23. Pole winner Hamilton lightest car on grid 19:51

    Pole winner Hamilton lightest car on grid

    For the second race in succession, the driver on pole position will be carrying the least amount fuel into the race this weekend as Lewis Hamilton lines up…

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  24. One of season's best sessions, says Räikkönen 19:36

    One of season's best sessions, says Räikkönen

    After qualifying sixth, Kimi Räikkönen was pleased with what he believes was one of his most positive qualifying sessions of the 2009 season in Valencia. The…

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  25. 'We want to score our first points' - Sutil 19:24

    'We want to score our first points' - Sutil

    Adrian Sutil will be heading into Sunday's European Grand Prix with confidence after qualifying a strong twelfth on the grid on Saturday. The German, who sped…

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  26. Grosjean delighted with mid-grid spot 19:13

    Grosjean delighted with mid-grid spot

    Romain Grosjean impressed all present in Valencia on Saturday by claiming fourteenth position on the grid for his first ever Formula One outing. In place of…

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  27. Vettel 'quite confident' for race 18:45

    Vettel 'quite confident' for race

    Sebastian Vettel is not unhappy after qualifying fourth on the grid ahead of the European Grand Prix. Not only has the German outqualifed Red Bull team-mate…

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  28. Matter-of-fact Kubica cracks top ten 18:32

    Matter-of-fact Kubica cracks top ten

    Robert Kubica was pleased to have achieved a top ten qualifying result in Valencia after successfully passing through to the final round of the qualifying…

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  29. Worst fears confirmed for Webber 18:25

    Worst fears confirmed for Webber

    After finishing eighth, fourteenth and seventeenth in the three respective practice sessions this weekend, Mark Webber was aware that the pace of his Red Bull…

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  30. I'll do my best, Alonso promises fans 18:16

    I'll do my best, Alonso promises fans

    Fernando Alonso had been tipped as a favourite for pole position in Spain on Saturday but the Renault driver eventually had to settle for eighth position on the…

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  31. Alguersuari on back row for race in Spain 18:07

    Alguersuari on back row for race in Spain

    Jaime Alguersuari may not have been present at the Spanish Grand Prix this year, having only been signed as Toro Rosso's second driver before Budapest, but the…

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  32. 18th a major letdown for Trulli 17:55

    18th a major letdown for Trulli

    Jarno Trulli was shocked to qualify in eighteenth place in Valencia as his Toyota TF109 suffered from a distinct lack of grip on the Spanish street circuit. The…

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  33. Barrichello leading the way for Brawn 17:45

    Barrichello leading the way for Brawn

    Rubens Barrichello is the best placed of Brawn GP's cars ahead of the European Grand Prix. The Brazilian could not displace the rapid McLaren pairing of…

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  34. Button on clean side of grid 17:35

    Button on clean side of grid

    Championship leader Jenson Button will be starting fifth on the grid in Sunday's European Grand Prix. The championship-leading Brawn GP driver has been…

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  35. Engine cut halts Nakajima charge 17:21

    Engine cut halts Nakajima charge

    Japan's chances of having its sole driver qualifying for Q2 faded in Valencia when Kazuki Nakajima became victim of a Toyota engine-related problem on Saturday.…

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  36. Kovalainen falls on final fence 17:11

    Kovalainen falls on final fence

    Heikki Kovalainen looked set to claim pole position for the European Grand Prix until running wide on the final corner of the lap in Valencia. The Finn's lap…

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  37. Hamilton hails 'fantastic' pole position 16:50

    Hamilton hails 'fantastic' pole position

    Lewis Hamilton's pole position in Valencia on Saturday marks the World Champion's first of the year after winning his first Grand Prix of the year in Hungary…

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  38. Badoer: This is a test for me 16:40

    Badoer: This is a test for me

    Luca Badoer was not disappointed to have qualified the slowest in Valencia on Saturday as the Italian continues to readapt to the Ferrari car whilst acting as…

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  39. Hamilton heads all-McLaren front row 16:04

    Hamilton heads all-McLaren front row

    Lewis Hamilton has beaten team-mate Heikki Kovalainen to ensure a McLaren-Mercedes lock-out on the front row of the grid ahead of Sunday's European Grand Prix…

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  40. 14:29

    Photos: Saturday in Valencia

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  41. Sutil fastest ahead of qualifying 13:12

    Sutil fastest ahead of qualifying

    Force India driver Adrian Sutil completed the fastest lap in Saturday morning practice on the Valencia Street Circuit. The German completed his fastest lap as…

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  42. Home win possible with help, says Alonso 07:50

    Home win possible with help, says Alonso

    Fernando Alonso topped the timesheets after the first day of practice for this weekend's European Grand Prix. The Spaniard remains careful over making any high…

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  43. No action taken after Alonso/Heidfeld collision 01:18

    No action taken after Alonso/Heidfeld collision

    FIA race stewards confirmed that no penalties will be handed out following the dramatic on-track collision between Fernando Alonso and Nick Heidfeld in Valencia…

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  44. Badoer punished four times for pit lane speeding 01:01

    Badoer punished four times for pit lane speeding

    Post-practice reports reveal that Ferrari's Luca Badoer picked up four individual pit lane speeding penalties in Valencia on Friday. The Italian ends a ten-year…

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  45. Friday 21 August 2009

  46. Grosjean pleased with first day 20:13

    Grosjean pleased with first day

    Romain Grosjean was content after his first full day as a Formula One racing driving on Friday as the Swiss-French pilot wound up in a competitive thirteenth…

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  47. Kovalainen leading the way for McLaren 20:01

    Kovalainen leading the way for McLaren

    With the pressure increasing to retain his McLaren race seat for next season, Heikki Kovalainen led the way for McLaren in both practice sessions ahead of the…

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  48. Brawn returns to top three 19:49

    Brawn returns to top three

    After struggling for grip at Silverstone, the Nürburgring and the Hungaroring, Brawn GP were delighted to be back in the top three with both cars in second…

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  49. Toyota drivers satisfied with European practice 19:37

    Toyota drivers satisfied with European practice

    Toyota finished the day with two midfield positions in Spain on Friday as the first two practice sessions and a total of three hours running time was completed…

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  50. 'I expected a difficult day' - Badoer 19:24

    'I expected a difficult day' - Badoer

    Luca Badoer coped well to keep all four wheels on the road as the Italian replaced the injured Felipe Massa at Ferrari for the first time in Valencia. The…

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  51. Alguersuari slowed by higher temperatures 19:11

    Alguersuari slowed by higher temperatures

    Jaime Alguersuari's latest challenge in his young Formula One career was to cope with 45°C (113°F) track temperatures in Valencia on Friday. The Spaniard, who…

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  52. More work to do for Red Bull pairing 19:00

    More work to do for Red Bull pairing

    Red Bull Racing experienced a day of ups and downs in Valencia on Friday as Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber finished second practice in the unexpected…

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  53. Alonso: Heidfeld clash 'normal' 18:48

    Alonso: Heidfeld clash 'normal'

    Fernando Alonso has shaken off Friday's practice collision with the BMW of Nick Heidfeld as a 'normal' type of incident. Contact between the German and Alonso's…

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  54. Hamilton disappointed with Friday time loss 18:35

    Hamilton disappointed with Friday time loss

    World Champion Lewis Hamilton completed only one flying lap in Valencia's second free practice session on Friday after a mistake on the exit of Turn 19 saw the…

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  55. Heidfeld blames Alonso for 'unnecessary' collision 18:16

    Heidfeld blames Alonso for 'unnecessary' collision

    Nick Heidfeld escaped injury in Valencia on Friday after an afternoon practice incident saw the BMW make contact with the Renault of Fernando Alonso, which then…

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  56. Gradual Friday improvements for Rosberg 17:59

    Gradual Friday improvements for Rosberg

    Nico Rosberg experienced a kaizen-like day in Valencia on Friday as the Williams driver turned around a difficult start to yield positive results from the first…

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  57. Renault let off for missing autograph session 17:46

    Renault let off for missing autograph session

    The Renault team have been let off the hook after an FIA investigation explained how both Fernando Alonso and Romain Grosjean missed the compulsory pit lane…

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  58. Fine imposed upon speeding Button 17:38

    Fine imposed upon speeding Button

    Jenson Button and Brawn GP have been fined €2,600 (£2,250) for speeding in the pit lane during practice for the European Grand Prix on Friday. The…

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  59. Alonso finishes Friday on top 16:33

    Alonso finishes Friday on top

    Fernando Alonso recovered after a collision with Nick Heidfeld to set the fastest time in Friday's second free practice session in Valencia. The Renault driver…

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  60. Fisichella keen to stay in F1 14:04

    Fisichella keen to stay in F1

    Giancarlo Fisichella stresses that he is still enthusiastic about Formula One and desires to keep a race seat next season. Both the Italian and team-mate Adrian…

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  61. 'Stay calm', Barrichello advises Massa 13:44

    'Stay calm', Barrichello advises Massa

    Rubens Barrichello believes that Felipe Massa should not rush his return to Formula One following his shocking accident at the Hungaroring just under four weeks…

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  62. Barrichello fastest in first Valencia practice 12:31

    Barrichello fastest in first Valencia practice

    Rubens Barrichello and Brawn GP topped the timesheets as Formula One blasted back into action in Valencia. The Brazilian driver finished fastest from the…

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  63. 11:31

    Photos: Friday in Valencia

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  64. Grosjean to learn from Alonso, says Alesi 07:45

    Grosjean to learn from Alonso, says Alesi

    Jean Alesi is sure that Renault rookie Romain Grosjean will be no match for team-mate and former double World Champion Fernando Alonso in Valencia this weekend…

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