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Rubens Barrichello

The grass not greener

Rubens Barrichello
Born: 23/5/72
Nationality: Brazilian
First GP: South Africa 1993
Wins: 9
2007 position: 20th
Previous teams: Jordan, Stewart, Ferrari

Rubens Barrichello has become the most experienced driver in the history of Formula One this season but for him that is a double-edged sword.

Just as with David Coulthard, any driver of a certain age begins to face questions about his future.

But the genial Brazilian continues to prove he has what it takes to compete at the top, and is a pretty close match for team-mate Jenson Button.

Whether ambitious Honda keep him on for 2009 remains an open question, however.


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