Watch all the action from the Turkish GP live online at www.watchf1.net as Jenson Button strives to extend his F1 World Championship lead. The Brawn GP driver sits 16 points clear of his team-mate Rubens Barrichello at the head of the driver’s standings.
Last time out in Monaco Button was again the class of the field, scoring his fifth win in six races this season. You can watch live F1 streaming of the Turkish GP weekend at www.watchf1.net to see if the Englishman can make it six victories.
Barrichello finished second to Button in Monaco, with Ferrari showing improved form. Kimi Raikkonen ended the race in third, just ahead of his team-mate Felipe Massa. The last three Turkish Grands Prix have all been won by Massa, and he has claimed pole position on each occasion.
The Turkish GP is held at the Istanbul Park Circuit and the track is a favourite of the drivers. The only other person to win the Turkish GP is Raikkonen, who triumphed in the inaugural race in 2005 for McLaren. Juan-Pablo Montoya’s lap record of 1:24.770 still stands.Watch the Turkish Grand Prix live online at www.livef1.net to see if any driver can better the Columbian’s time.
The Hermann Tilke designed circuit features sweeping elevation changes and the daunting turn eight, which is a four apex corner. The turn is taken at very high speed, exerting lateral forces of 5G on the drivers and has caught many out. You can watch F1 live online at www.watchf1.net and see how the drivers cope with the unique challenge this corner poses.
The 2009 Turkish GP will be held on June 7th, over 58 laps of the 3.317 miles (5.338 km) circuit, giving a total race distance of 192.250 miles (309.396 km). Although the favourites for the 2009 race will be Button and Barrichello in the Brawns they can expect stiff competition from triple Turkish GP winner Massa in his Ferrari. Follow the Turkish GP live online to see if the popular Brazilian can make it four wins in a row at Istanbul Park. Subscribe now to watch turkish grand prix live online.
Red Bull will be hoping to bounce back after a disappointing Monaco GP weekend. Mark Webber made it into the points but his team-mate Sebastian Vettel, who lies third in the F1 World Championship, crashed out of the race. Vettel is the only driver to have won a race this season apart from Button. See if the young German can add to his tally by following Formula 1 live online at www.livef1.net.
Williams have flattered to deceive so far during the 2009 F1 season. Nico Rosberg has often been fastest in practice only to fade in the race, while his team-mate Kazuki Nakajima crashed out on the last lap in Monaco.
Defending F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton had a disastrous time in Monaco, finishing a lap down in 12th. You can see if he can turn his season around by watching live streaming of the Turkish GP, where he finished second last year.
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