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2009 Eurpoean GP: Patient Barrichello Wins at Last

Cast your minds back to 2004, possibly one of the most dominant seasons by Ferrari in history, when Michael Schumacher gained his seventh world championship. It was also the debut year for the Chinese Grand Prix at Shanghai, the last time Rubens Barrichello won a race. At last, his five year wait has ended after a brilliant victory at the European Grand Prix in Valencia this year. After a painful first half of the season, which saw the 37 year old almost play a supporting role to teammate Jenson Button, but this time, the tables were turned, as the Brazilian comprehensively beat his fellow Brawn GP driver to the line. Barrichello started third behind both Mclarens, but completely outpaced Heikki Kovalainen, and in the end got past Lewi...

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