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    Button is F1 World Champion

    Jenson Button sealed the drivers' championship with a superb recovery drive at a dramatic Brazilian Grand Prix won by Red Bull's Mark Webber. Brawn's English driver started from 14th but executed a series of spectacular early overtaking moves before finishing the race fifth.
    BMW Sauber's Robert Kubica came second ahead of McLaren's Lewis Hamilton while six drivers retired in Sao Paulo.
    Brawn also clinched the constructors' championship in their debut season.

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    Yeah, well done! He had a bit of luck as 5 drivers who started ahead of Jenson had retired. Also Rubens Barichello's puncture certainly has helped him to clinch the world champions title, but he deserved it, as his overtaking manouvres, especially at the beginning of the race, were superb!

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    British driver, British team, British car.


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    Great race, and a deserved title for Jenson Button.

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    Quote Originally Posted by daveboy View Post
    British driver, British team, British car.

    German engine...

    Well done Jenson!!!

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    double post

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    Good on yer Jenson, Mark one up for the English

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    Quote Originally Posted by daveboy
    British driver, British team, British car.
    Quote Originally Posted by Muadib
    German engine...
    Bitter yank.

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    ^ Only good for driving in straight lines

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    Well done by Jenson, and accidentally aided by his British compatriot Hamilton who very conveniently punctured Barrichello's right rear.

    Once again Hamilton wont be the flavour of the month in Brasil

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    Quote Originally Posted by larvidchr View Post
    Well done by Jenson, and accidentally aided by his British compatriot Hamilton who very conveniently punctured Barrichello's right rear.

    Once again Hamilton wont be the flavour of the month in Brasil
    Did he really, I didn't see it only caught the news.
    Who cares about Brazil anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shitdigit View Post
    ^ Only good for driving in straight lines
    and turning left...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Muadib View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Shitdigit View Post
    ^ Only good for driving in straight lines
    and turning left...
    yes that to I love all these England flags, they cheer the place up somehow

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    Good old Jenson its good to see an Englishman winning something ,, we also won the world speedway final lastnight but the prat that was born here in Bristol claims to be an Aussie

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    ^ you mean that Aussie Crump who's dads an Aussie? Get over it.

    Well done blah, blah, blah. Bike racings much better.

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    Too right, Bradley Smith got a second in the GP125 as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by Muadib View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by daveboy View Post
    British driver, British team, British car.

    German engine...

    Well done Jenson!!!
    Actually a British engine (Ilmore) owned by MB

    The Ilmor engines went on to be hugely successful with McLaren, scoring several podiums in both 1995 and 1996, leading to three wins in 1997 and back to back drivers championship in 1998 and 1999, as well as the constructor's championship in 98. Although they did not win another championship until 2008 the Ilmor-Mercedes engines won several races.
    In 2001 Paul Morgan was killed whilst landing his vintage airplane at Sywell Aerodrome, Northamptonshire. In 2002 DaimlerChrysler increased its share to 55% and renamed the company Mercedes-Ilmor. In 2005 Daimler-Chrysler became the sole owner of Ilmor and renamed the company Mercedes-Benz High Performance Eng

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    Quote Originally Posted by peterpan
    Actually a British engine (Ilmore) owned by MB
    Owned.

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    Not much British engineering left there, like the Mini and Bentley rejuvenated by a German company, now they actually work, you don't have to drive around with a comprehensive tool-kit any-more

    Ohh yes and since Brawn bought Honda and is racing with the modified Honda 2009 chassis that would then make Brawn Japanese following your logic, since although based in England Honda always made their own Chassis and Engines

    Last edited by larvidchr; 19-10-2009 at 11:29 AM.

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    Also Rubens Barichello's puncture certainly has helped him to clinch the world champions title
    Button would have been champion last night even if Barrachello didn't have a puncture, so I suspect he was more helped to the title by the fact he won more races.

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    Congratulations to Jenson and he seems like a good bloke to boot.

    But is he too nice in this fickle world of Formula Big Money?.......only time will tell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by daveboy
    British driver, British team, British car.
    A remarkable year for all involved, congrats to Button and the team.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bobcock View Post
    Also Rubens Barichello's puncture certainly has helped him to clinch the world champions title
    Button would have been champion last night even if Barrachello didn't have a puncture, so I suspect he was more helped to the title by the fact he won more races.
    Yes Bobcock, but I doubt many Brazilian race-fans will be that realistic in their views.

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    Quote Originally Posted by larvidchr View Post
    ^^
    Not much British engineering left there, like the Mini and Bentley rejuvenated by a German company, now they actually work, you don't have to drive around with a comprehensive tool-kit any-more

    Ohh yes and since Brawn bought Honda and is racing with the modified Honda 2009 chassis that would then make Brawn Japanese following your logic, since although based in England Honda always made their own Chassis and Engines
    Yes the engine was Honda, thats one reason why it didn't work, as for the Chassis, designed in Britain by a Team of Brits, manufactured by Brits apart from the money, whats it gotta do with Honda ?
    The British aren't good at production or value engineering but when it comes to money no object, balls out innovative technical engineering, they have no equal. Maybe why most of F1 team's technical centres & enginnering, except Scuderia Ferrari BMW & Toyota are based in Britain.
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    Congrats to Button winning drivers championship. And to Brawn for virtually sewing up the constructors championship. Red Bull will need a highly unlikely one two finish with no points from Brawn to snatch constructors title.



    Can't forget the superb drive Webber had in winning his second grand prix.

    Would have been nice for Rubens to finally win his home GP and for us spectators to have the drivers championship decided in the final race but not to be this year.
    Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.

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