20 F1 drivers to compete in Turkish Grand Prix

The F1 INF Turkish Grand Prix will host 10 teams and 20 drivers in Istanbul, Turkey, this weekend.

20 F1 drivers to compete in Turkish Grand Prix

Twenty drivers will compete in the Formula 1 (F1) Turkish Grand Prix this weekend.

The F1 INF Turkish Grand Prix will host 10 teams and 20 drivers in Istanbul this weekend.

Lewis Hamilton of Britain, last year's world champion, and his team mate Fin Heikki Kovalainen will also compete for Vodafone McLaren Mercedes, as they did last year.

Ferrari will go on with Brazilian Felipe Massa and Finnish Kimi Raikkonen. Brawn GP will be the new team of Formula 1 instead of Honda.

The two practice tours will take place on Friday, the third practice tour will be on Saturday and it will be followed by the qualifying tour. The race will begin at the Istanbul Park Circuit at 3 p.m. local time on Sunday.

Below are the teams and drivers to compete in Istanbul this weekend:

Ferrari: Felipe Massa (Brazil), Kimi Raikkonen (Finland)
Vodafone McLaren Mercedes: Lewis Hamilton (Britain), Heikki Kovalainen (Finland)
BMW Sauber: Robert Kubica (Poland), Nick Heidfeld (Germany)
Renault: Fernando Alonso (Spain), Nelson Piquet Jr. (Brazil)
Toyota: Jarno Trulli (Italy), Timo Glock (Germany)
Toro Rosso: Sebastien Bourdais (France), Sebastien Buemi (Switzerland)
Red Bull: Mark Webber (Australia), Sebastian Vettel (Germany)
Williams: Nico Rosberg (Germany), Kazuki Nakajima (Japan)
Force India: Adrian Sutil (Germany), Giancarlo Fisichella (Italy)
Brawn GP: Jenson Button (Britain), Rubens Barrichello (Brazil)

In the qualifying rounds in the three Turkish Grand Prix at the Istanbul Park Circuit in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008, Raikkonen and Massa were ranked the first respectively.

They also won the races. Massa was the most successful driver in the races in Turkey and won the first victory in his career in Turkey, whereas Ferrari was the most successful team.

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Güncelleme Tarihi: 04 Haziran 2009, 11:25
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