Rubens Barrichello on life after 300

Rubens Barrichello on life after 300

This year will mark Rubens Barrichello's 19th consecutive Formula 1 campaign, and when the lights go out in Bahrain it will be for the start of his 308th grand prix. Adam Cooper spoke to the spritely Brazilian to find out why at 38, Rubens is as hungry as ever

Rubens Barrichello created a bit of history in 2010 when he made his 300th Grand Prix start in Belgium. In his 19th season – he turns 39 in May – he will continue to extend this extraordinary record.

Life was always going to be something of a come down after the previous season with Brawn, when he showed that he could still win races. Last year was very much a rollercoaster year for Williams, and in a very competitive field the team was only occasionally able to fight Renault and Mercedes in the battle for best of the rest behind the three title challengers.

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