Here are the results of round 18 of the prediction game. This was quite high scoring round and the scores could have been even higher if not for Mr. Hulkenberg’s pole on Saturday. The highest one belongs to JGH and Aienan – 24 points, only a point less than the highest score of the season !
Red Bull - 2010 Constructors Champions
Sebastian Vettel won the 2010 Brazilian GP ahead of his team mate Mark Webber and Fernando Alonso. This result means Red Bull are the constructors champions. The drivers title race is still on with Alonso, Webber, Vettel and Hamilton all still in the game. Bring on Abu Dhabi!
2010 Brazilian GP Race result:
2. Webber +4.2
3. Alonso +6.8
4. Hamilton +14.6
5. Button +15.5
6. Rosberg +35.3
7. Schumacher +43.4
8. Hulkneberg +1 lap
9. Kubica +1 lap
10. Kobayashi +1 lap
2010 Brazilian GP Qualifying - Hulk on pole
Nico Hulkenberg managed the best the switch from intermediates to slicks in Q3 and claimed the pole position, a second ahead of Sebastian Vettel. Mark Webber qualified on P3, ahead of Hamilton, Alonso and Barrichello. Kubica, Schumacher and Petrov complete the top 10.
2010 Brazilian GP – Qualifying Result
1. Hulkenberg – 1:14.470
2. Vettel – 1:15.519
3. Webber – 1:15.637
4. Hamilton – 1:15.747
5. Alonso – 1:15.989
6. Barrichello – 1:16.203
7. Kubica – 1:16.552
8. Schumacher – 1:16.925
9. Massa – 1:17.101
10. Petrov – 1:17.656
Robert kubica - Fastest on wet Saturday morning
Robert Kubica was fastest in the final (and wet) practice session for the Brazilian GP. Sebastian Vettel finished the session in P2 ahead of Hamilton, Massa, Alonso and Petrov. The chances are the qualifying may also be wet…
Saturday Practice Times:
1. Kubica – 1:19.191
2. Vettel +0.309
3. Hamilton +0.345
4. Massa +0.544
5. Alonso +0.600
6. Petrov +0.696
7. Buemi +0.818
8. Rosberg +0.865
9. Button +0.973
10. Barrichello +1.129
Sebastian Vettel on top on Friday in Brazil
The Brazilian GP weekend has begun with the Friday practice session. Sebastian Vettel was the fastest driver in the morning practice half a second ahead of his team mate Mark Webber and Lewis Hamilton. Ferrari drivers were almost 2 seconds behind.
Friday Practice 1 Times:
F1 comes to Brazil for the penultimate race of 2010 F1 season. It is time for round 18 of our prediction game.
The race starts on Sunday November 7 at 2pm local time.
The predictions have to be placed before the start of the qualifying session (Saturday November 6, 2pm local time). Predictions can be changed, amended, there is no limit on the number of changes as long as they are made before the start of the qualifying. Predictions that arrive after the start of qualifying will not count.
Jenson Button clinched yesterday his first F1 title after one very determined drive. Here are few pictures from the 2009 Brazilian GP and the title celebration that followed. (Click on the thumbnails to enlarge the images).
Jenson Button - 2009 Formula One champion
Mark Webber won the 2009 Brazilian GP ahead of Robert Kubica, Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel. Jenson Button climbed from 14th to 5th after pulling off several overtaking maneuvres. Button secured the 2009 Formula One championship with a race to spare. The title was decided in Brazil for the 5th time in a row …
Sebastian Vettel - heaviest car on the grid
Post qualifying weight released by FIA reveal that pole setter Rubens Barrichello will start the Brazilian GP with the lightest fuel load, about 3 laps lighter than Webber and Sutil behind him. The heaviest among top ten is Kazuki Nakajima (P9). Sebastian Vettel shares with Giancarlo Fisichella the honours of having the heaviest car on the grid. The bad news for him are those rather light KERS powered McLarens behind him.
2009 Brazilian GP
Rubens Barrichello will start the 2009 Brazilian GP from pole position. Mark Webber will line up next to him on the front row. The championship leader Jenson Button managed only P14, Sebastian Vettel P16. It will be interesting race on Sunday …
Fernando Alonso - Fastest in the afternoon practice
The Brazilian GP weekend started yesterday with the Friday practice sessions. Although as as always it is difficult to make any conclusions from Friday times the indications are that Red Bull has arrived in Brazil with a strong package. But so did Brawn GP … But closer look at the practice 2 times reveals that all cars were separated with less than 1 second. The qualifying may bring some surprises …
The latest weather forecasts suggest both Saturday practice and qualifying may be affected by rain.
Vettel, Button, Barrichello
Last four drivers championships were decided in Brazil. In 2006, 2007 and 2008 Brazil hosted the title deciding final Grands Prix of the season. The title was also decided in Brazil the last time it wasn’t the final race of the season. In 2005 Fernando Alonso secured his first F1 title by finishing third in the Brazilian GP, with two races to spare. Will Brazilian GP decide the title for the 5th time in a row ?
Two races to go, three drivers left to fight it out for the 2009 F1 title. However only Jenson Button can claim the title this weekend in Brazil. Barrichello and Vettel need Button’s help to take the title fight to Abu Dhabi.