Online: Why F1 2009 could be a classic

Online: Why F1 2009 could be a classic

After all the drama with McLaren and the stewards again in Malaysia, it would have been easy to overlook the action on the track. But as Jonathan Noble explains, the Sepang race could be the precursor to a classic season

Two races down. Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa are just one point behind Lewis Hamilton in the championship standings, and similarly there is just one point separating McLaren and Ferrari in the constructors' championship.

It is a state of affairs that no one would have been too surprised to see happen, judging by how close the Woking and Maranello teams have been on track over the past few seasons.

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