Hunter-Reay wins Baltimore Grand Prix

BALTIMORE, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Ryan Hunter-Reay charged into the lead on the 70th of 75 laps Sunday and kept his IndyCar championship hopes alive with a win at the Grand Prix of Baltimore.

Briscoe edges teammate Power at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Ryan Briscoe outmaneuvered Penske teammate Will Power during a late-race caution Sunday and emerged with a victory in the IndyCar Series race at Sonoma.

Franchitti wins IndyCar pole in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, June 15 (UPI) -- Dario Franchitti had a two-lap average of 168.737 mph Friday to win the pole for the Milwaukee IndyFest.

F1 vet Barrichello joins IndyCar team

SAO PAULO, March 1 (UPI) -- Veteran Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello announced Thursday he will compete this year on the IndyCar circuit.

Webber wins race, Button takes F1 title

SAO PAULO, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Renault's Mark Webber won Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix but Jenson Button clinched the Formula One championship with a fifth-place finish.

Vettel has chance of winning F1 title

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- After winning Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel is confident he can beat Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello for the F1 championship.

Barrichello wins the Italian Grand Prix

MONZA, Italy, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Rubens Barrichello won Sunday's Formula One Italian Grand Prix at Monza, Italy, beating Brawn GP teammate Jenson Button by 2.866 seconds.

Barrichello wins the European Grand Prix

VALENCIA, Spain, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Rubens Barrichello won Sunday's Formula One European Grand Prix at Valencia, Spain, his first victory in five years.
Massa heads home to Brazil

Massa heads home to Brazil

BUDAPEST, Hungary, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Brazilian Formula One driver Felipe Massa headed to his home country Monday after being treated for crash injuries at a hospital in Budapest, Hungary.
Massa in critical condition after crash

Massa in critical condition after crash

BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 25 (UPI) -- Felipe Massa was in critical condition after suffering a fractured skull Saturday during qualifying for the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix.

Mark Webber wins German Grand Prix

NURBURG, Germany, July 12 (UPI) -- Pole winner Mark Webber won Sunday's German Grand Prix auto race in Nurburg, his first career Formula One victory.

Vettel easily wins British Grand Prix

SILVERSTONE, England, June 21 (UPI) -- Pole winner Sebastien Vettel drove his Renault to an easy win Sunday in the Formula One British Grand Prix in Silverstone, England.

Button easily wins the Monaco Grand Prix

MONTE CARLO, Monaco, May 24 (UPI) -- Jenson Button was dominant Sunday in winning the Monaco Grand Prix, his fifth victory in six Formula One races this season.

Jenson Button wins the Spanish Grand Prix

BARCELONA, Spain, May 10 (UPI) -- Jensen Button continued his dominant start Sunday by winning the Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona ahead of runnerup and Braun teammate Rubens Barrichello.

Button wins the Bahrain Grand Prix

SAKHIR, Bahrain, April 26 (UPI) -- Jenson Button grabbed his third victory this season by winning Sunday's Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix auto race at Sakhir.
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Rubens Barrichello
Honda's Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello races during the first day of practice sessions in Bahrain on Friday April 13, 2007. The Bahrain Grand Prix will be held on Sunday April 15 and will feature 11 teams and 22 drivers. (UPI Photo/Norbert Schiller)

Rubens Gonçalves "Rubinho" Barrichello (born May 23, 1972 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian Formula One racing driver. Driving for the Brawn GP team, Barrichello finished third in the 2009 championship. He is racing for WilliamsF1 in 2010.

Barrichello has scored the fourth highest points total in Formula One history. Barrichello drove for Ferrari from 2000 to 2005, as Michael Schumacher's teammate, enjoying considerable success including finishing as championship runner-up in 2002 and 2004. Schumacher's retirement at the end of 2006 made Barrichello the most experienced driver on the grid, and at the 2008 Turkish Grand Prix he became the most experienced driver in F1 history. He is set to become the first driver to reach 300 Grand Prix entries and 300 starts in 2010. Assuming the season is trouble free, his 300th start will be achieved at the Japanese Grand Prix.

Both his father and paternal grandfather are also named Rubens, and Barrichello shares his father's birthday: May 23. Therefore, Rubens Barrichello was known as Rubinho (Portuguese for "little Rubens"), which has become his nickname.

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