Rubens Barrichello Video Rating: 3 / five
Rubens Barrichello is a Brazilian race car driver best known for his time spent in Formula One with Ferrari. He raced in the top motorsport competition for eighteen years between 1993 and 2011 before leaving for the Indy Car Series after losing his racing seat with Williams.
However, his time at the Indy Car Series did not go according to plan and after just one season and failure to find a team, he returned home to race in the Brazilian Stock Car V8 Series where he became the champion in 2014 when he was driving for Full Time Sports.
The Brazilian has scored the tenth highest Formula One Drivers’ World Championship points in history. Between 2000 and 2005, he drove for the legendary Ferrari team as a teammate for Michael Schumacher, and enjoyed considerable success with the Italian team, finishing runners up to the German on two occasions in 2002 and 2004. He also finished third in 2003 and 2009.
During the six years Rubens Barrichello spent at Ferrari, the team won the Formula One Constructors’ World Championship five times. Barrichello left Ferrari at the end of the 2005 season to sign a deal with Honda. Following the retirement of Schumacher in 2006, he became the most experienced driver on the grid at the time, before becoming the most experienced driver in the history of Formula One in 2008. (more…)
Alonso has been out of hospital after his crash in the testing. He is now in Spain which is his family home for recuperation and rest. Testing session of the third and final will be missed by him that is going to start on Thursday at Barcelona.
Testing duties will be shared by Jenson Button with Kevin Magnussen according to McLaren at the Circuit de Catalunya where the accident of Alonso took place.
On the 15th of March, Season of Formula 1 is getting underway in Australia. It was concussion that Alonso suffered from following his crash on a wall due to which he had to be sedated to be taken to the hospital by airlifting. According the McLaren the results show that his condition is normal and Alonso’s picture was also posted with him sitting on the hospital bed by his social manager.
McLaren states that media speculation has nothing true in their story which is going around as he had suffered electric shock in the car. Questions are rising regarding the consequence of the accident and his duration of stay in the hospital but McLaren along with his team have been quite vocal about the whole situation throughout. A comprehensive investigation will be conducted by the FIA to know about the accident. (more…)
Daniil Kvyat hopes of having no trouble in coping with the pressures of joining the team of Red Bull, four time champion team. It is his second year and Franz Tost the boss reckons him. A move from Vettel to Ferrari paved the way for Kvyat from the team of Toro Rosso to the team of Red Bull in 2015. His progress has been rapid so far. After his win in 2013 he has come a long way.
In his maiden grand prix he proved his mettle by scoring points. In his rookie season he began by being in the top five. The chief of Toro Rosso stated that he had already anticipated such a brilliant performance from him as he has faith in him. It did not surprise him at all rather he had expected such a result. He is also convinced that he is going to do well in Red Bull racing. He did a great job when he was with Toro Rosso. (more…)