Jenson Button will be aiming for home glory in the British GP at Silverstone on June 21st, the eighth round of the 2009 Formula 1 World Championship. Watch the British Grand Prix live online at www.watchf1.net to see if the Englishman can win in front of his own fans.
Button scored his sixth win in seven races at the last race, the Turkish GP. The Brawn GP driver’s nearest challengers were the Red Bull pairing of Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel, who finished second and third respectively. Watch live online F1 streaming here to find out if either driver can halt Button and Brawn GP’s winning run.
The 2009 British GP will be the final time the race is held at Silverstone. The very first F1 World Championship race was held at the Northamptonshire circuit back in 1950. From 2010 the race will either move to Donington or disappear altogether. Subscribe to www.watchf1.net to enjoy live f1 online streaming of Silverstone’s swansong as a Formula 1 venue.
The 2009 British GP will be run over 60 laps of the 5.141 km (3.194 miles) circuit, making a total race distance of 308.355 km (191.600 miles). The lap record dates from 2004 and is held by Michael Schumacher, who recorded 1 minute, 18.739 seconds in his Ferrari.
Last year’s British Grand Prix saw a stunning drive in wet conditions by Lewis Hamilton. Watch Formula 1 live online at www.watchf1.net to see if the defending World Champion can challenge for victory this year. Hamilton will be hoping for more rain in a bid to compensate for his troublesome McLaren which has not been competitive this year.
Button’s nearest challenger in the Formula 1 World Championship is his Brawn GP team-mate Rubens Barrichello. The veteran Brazilian had a dismal outing in Turkey and knows he must start outscoring Button if he is to have a chance of claiming his maiden title. Watch the British GP live online at www.watchf1.net to see if Barrichello can start his fight back at a Silverstone. He scored a memorable victory at the circuit in 2003 behind the wheel of a Ferrari.
Ferrari has yet to win a race in 2009 but have shown improved pace recently. Kimi Raikkonen is a previous winner of the British GP. Take advantage of live online Formula 1 streaming at www.watchf1.net to see if ‘The Iceman’ can score his second British Grand Prix victory.
Follow the 2009 British GP live online here to see if Brawn GP can break through the 100 points barrier in the Constructor’s Championship. The new team currently has 96 points, well clear of second place Red Bull. At the other end of the grid Nelson Piquet will be under pressure to up his game after another lacklustre weekend in Turkey.
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