2009 Australian Grand Prix

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2009 Australian GP

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2009 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix

1 22 Jenson Button Brawn-Mercedes 58 1:34:15.784 1 10
2 23 Rubens Barrichello Brawn-Mercedes 58 +0.8 secs 2 8
3 9 Jarno Trulli Toyota 58 +1.6 secs 20 6
4 10 Timo Glock Toyota 58 +4.4 secs 19 5
5 7 Fernando Alonso Renault 58 +4.8 secs 10 4
6 16 Nico Rosberg Williams-Toyota 58 +5.7 secs 5 3
7 12 Sebastien Buemi STR-Ferrari 58 +6.0 secs 13 2
8 11 Sebastien Bourdais STR-Ferrari 58 +6.2 secs 17 1
9 20 Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 58 +6.3 secs 16
10 6 Nick Heidfeld BMW Sauber 58 +7.0 secs 9
11 21 Giancarlo Fisichella Force India-Mercedes 58 +7.3 secs 15
13 14 Mark Webber RBR-Renault 57 +1 Lap 8
14 15 Sebastian Vettel RBR-Renault 56 Accident 3
15 5 Robert Kubica BMW Sauber 55 Accident 4
16 4 Kimi R(c)ikk(c)nen Ferrari 55 Differential 7
Ret 3 Felipe Massa Ferrari 45 Suspension 6
Ret 8 Nelsinho Piquet Renault 24 Spin 14
Ret 17 Kazuki Nakajima Williams-Toyota 17 Accident 11
Ret 2 Heikki Kovalainen McLaren-Mercedes 0 Accident damage 12
DSQ 1 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 58 +2.9 secs 18

Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix - finishes as it began, with Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello in their Brawn GP cars as first and second... Not since my idol Juan Manuel Fangio did it in 1954 for Mercedes, has a team debut ended in a 1 and 2 finishes. See all of the pictures and results here.

2009 Formula 1 Qualifying results for the Australian GP What a start for Brawn GP! Not since Jackie Stewart with a March in 1970, has a new team taken pole position on the 1st race of the calendar. And that wasn't all, Brawn GP came in 1st with Button and 2dn with Barrichello! Followed by Vettel in the Red Bull, Kubica in the BMW, Rosberg in the Williams, Glock in the Toyota, Massa in the Ferrari, Trulli in the other Toyota, Raikkonen in the 2nd Ferrari and Webber in the 2nd Red Bull. Yes, That's correct, no McLaren-Benz in the top 10...

Formula 1 Practice The 2009 Formula 1 season starts in beautiful Australia and it kicks of the season with the practice session which shows big changes in leaders as the top 10 in practice are; Rosberg first, followed by Barrichello, Trulli, Webber, Button, Glock, Nakajima, Vettel, Sutil and Massa. To see all of the pictures from Australia's practice session.

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Here is everything from the location of the circuit, the length of circuit and race, records, past history, access to the official website, a Google map and more! Australia Race Track

Australian GP - March 29th, 2009 - Google Map

Track History as of 2009

2009 Australia2009 J.Button (Brawn) - 2008 L. Hamilton (McLaren) - 2007 K. Raikkonen (Ferrari) - 2006 F. Alonso (Renault) -  2005 G. Fisichella (Renault) - 2004 M. Schumacher (Ferrari) - 2003 D. Coulthard (McLaren) - 2002 M. Schumacher (Ferrari) - 2001 M. Schumacher (Ferrari) - 2000 M. Schumacher (Ferrari) - 1999 E. Irvine (Ferrari) - 1998 M. Hakkinen (McLaren) - 1997 D. Coulthard (McLaren) - 1996 D. Hill (Williams) - 1995 D. Hill (Williams) - 1994 N. Mansell (Williams) - 1993 A. Senna (McLaren) - 1992 G. Berger (McLaren)


Albert Park CircuitAustralia's, Albert Park circuit picture from top, during the Australian Grand Prix. First Formula 1 GP to run in the afternoon. Began at 5pm local time as a concession to Bernie Ecclestone, to help the European Television audience. Starting Line of Australian GP
Starting line at Albert Park Circuit. J. Button and R. Barrichello in their Brawn GP on first row.
First corner mess!Heading into first corner, R. Barrichello's slow start makes this corner a mess. You can see J. Button, N. Rosberg, F. Massa, K. Raikkonen, S. Vettel and R. Kubica fighting for a spot. First corner accidents
Accident during first corner as cars fight for better spots.
Podium - Button, Barrichello and TrulliPodium with J. Button, R. Barrichello and J. Trulli, who started last due to Toyota being penalized.  J.Button who's win is the 200th for a Press room -  Button, Barrichello and TrulliBritish driver. R.Barrichello who after 3 crashes finished as he started. And J.Trulli who from last on the grid to 3rd get a well deserved brake for both him and Toyota!
Jenson Button in the Brawn GPJenson Button crosses starting line while Sebastian Vettel chases him late in the race. Barrichello passing RosbergRubens Barichello passes Nico Rosberg after pitting late in the race.
Trulli and Hamilton after passing RosbergJarno Trulli and Lewis Hamilton, who finished 3rd and 4th, pass Nico Rosberg. Nico who drove a great race could have easily made podium if he didn't have the wrong tire strategy, 5 cars to passed him! Alonso passing RosbergFernando Alonso passing Nico Rosberg to finish 6th for Renault after R. Kubica crashe S. Vettel.
Kubica crashes into Vettel R. Kubica crashes into S. Vettel! He initiated the contact by being extremely agressive. Kubica and Vettel crash with 3 laps to go!R. Kubica trying to continue after ruining S. Vettel's great race. He should be fined and penalized.
Australia GP finished under yellow flagDue to Robert Kubica, the Australian GP finishes while the yellow flag is out!
Button, Barrichello and Trulli crossing the finish line!J. Button, R. Barrichello, J. Trulli, L. Hamilton, T. Glock at finish line.

2009 AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX Qualifying Session

Top 3 in qualifying roundTop 3 qualifiers. Jenson Button, Rubens Barrichello and Sebastian Vettel. Jenson Button J. Button during qualifying round. Brawn GP with pole position, not since 1970 has a new team done it!
Barrichello The fastest man of the session and 2nd in the 3rd round of qualifying. Brawn GP dominates. Vettel
Sebastian Vettel comes in 3rd in the Red Bull, after bad practice sessions!
Robert Kubica in the BMW comes in 4th and shows how good of a driver he is.
Rosberg Nico Rosberg in the Williams finishes 5th after dominating a few practice sessions.
Timo Glock in the Toyota is 6th. Both Toyota's made the top 10!
Massa Felipe Massa finishes 7th as the Ferrari's struggle to keep pace with Brawn GP team.
Jenson Button | Pole Position
Jenson Button, who didn't know if he would be back in Formula 1 finishes 1st and takes pole. The Brit showed why he should remain in Formula One.

Kimi Raikkonen finishes 9th, a good result considering he only ran 5 laps the prior day as the Ferrari failed him during the practice session.
Jarno Trulli in the 2nd Toyota finished 8th, ahead of Kimi's Ferrari.
WebberMark Webber in the 2nd Red Bull rounds up the top 10 qualifiers in Melbourne, Australia

2009 AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX Practice Session

FOTA MeetingWith the most amount of changes in Formula 1 history, the teams are more united than ever for the 2009 season. Massa, Sutil and Raikkonen Felipe Massa in the Ferrari, followed by Adrian Sutil in the Force India and Kimi Raikkonen in the other Ferrari.
Massa Felipe Massa saves the Ferrari from slamming into the wall during practice session. Trulli Jarno Trulli in the Toyota during practice, he was in 3rd place by the end of the session.
Piquet Nelson Piquet in the Reanult slides sideways during the session, he did not finish in the top 10 for the session. Hamilton Lewis Hamilton trying to control his McLaren-Mercedes.
Button Jenson Button in the Brawn GP, he finished 5th during the session and showed how great the car has been running. Rosberg Nico Rosberg in the Williams as he nears the starting line, he and his Williams ran great and managed to end the session in the number 1 spot.
Barrichello Rubens Barrichello and his Brawn GP racing down the straight, he finished 2nd in the session as the Brawn GP team seems to be the ones to beat. Vettel and Massa Felipe Massa in the Ferrari, he finished 10th, passes Sebastian Vettel, who's practice session seems over, although he managed the 8th spot.
Raikkonen Kimi Raikkonen and the Ferrari, locking the front brakes as he arrives at a corner in Melbourne, Australia. Alonso and Vettel Fernando Alonso in the Renault and Sebastian Vettel in the Red Bull during the Australian practice session.

ING 2009 AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX (Melbourne) Photo Gallery