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Formula One Season Review 2009 [DVD]

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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)
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  • Format: PAL
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Classification: Exempt
  • Studio: 2entertain
  • DVD Release Date: 30 Nov 2009
  • Run Time: 225 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B002RWJFBO
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,829 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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Product Description

No one could have predicted the outcome of the 2009 FIA World Championship Season.

The biggest shake up of the regulations in recent times saw former Champions struggle and less familiar faces leading the pack. Witness the charging Red Bull lock horns with the mighty Brawn GP and watch as the title nearly slips though Jenson’s fingers. When his critics thought he had lost his nerve, he produced the drive of his life to prove himself a worthy champion.

After the drama of Brazil, watch the sun set on the 2009 season in the first ever twilight race at the awe-inspiring Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Formula One is the ultimate thrill for the viewer, now you can fully immerse yourself in the complete audio extravaganza. For the first time you can select a commentary-free option and experience the breathtaking energy of the sport in 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround Sound, the neighbours had better watch out!

The Official 2009 Formula One Season Review brings you more content than ever before: 270 minutes of thrilling action, spread over two discs. Five extra features take you behind the scenes and 17 On Board Camera laps of the best racing footage take you to the heart of the most exhilarating sport.

Not in a hurry…but Jenson just could not wait until Abu Dhabi to win the 2009 FIA Formula One World Championship.

WITH DVD EXTRA FEATURES:
Driver profiles
Back from the Brink with BRAWN GP
Sorry to lose you TOYOTA 2002-2009
Sorry to lose you BMW 2006-2009
Forza Felipe!
Welcome to Abu Dhabi
On Board Camera laps

Product Description

Some said that the 2008 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP couldn't be topped...how wrong they were. From the season opener in Albert Park to the first twilight race at the new Yas Marina circuit of Abu Dhabi, the 2009 season had it all. A new set of regulations would rock the established order, while a new team would storm to two world titles in their debut season.

Jenson Button dominated the early part of the season, taking six wins from the first seven races. After recording Red Bull Racing's first victory, Sebastian Vettel emerged as Button chief rival. However, the biggest threat would come from across the Brawn GP garage. The veteran of the sport, Rubens Barrichello took up the challenge of taking on Button in the race for the title. Mark Webber finally broke through into the ranks of Grand Prix winners with sterling performances at the Nurburgring and Interlagos, while Kimi Raikkonen and Lewis Hamilton brought Scuderia Ferrari and Vodafone McLaren Mercedes back to winning ways after a turbluent starts to the season.

Featuring full 5.1 Digital Dolby Digital Surround Sound and exclusive features with Brawn GP, BMW Sauber and Panasonic Toyota Racing, it's the perfect gift for Christmas.

Please Note that the artwork is subject to change.


Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Dissapointed - if only the BBC did the review... 18 Jan 2010
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It's not bad, but it certainly isn't good. A very "flat" review of the season. The commentator is the same guy that does BTCC on TV (where he is good alongside Tim Harvey), but he is reading what is a poor script that seems as if it has been translated across several languages with the same grammar.

The on screen graphics are pretty non-existant, like where the spring falls off Barrichellos car, or where they are explaining the double defuser (unlike the BBC who did this well) which means if you don't know what you should be looking the commentary is pretty pointless... picky, but for the price, and the powers behind this DVD, the production budget was obviously small.

They give qualifying no coverage.

More imagination needed - 3 is a fair judgement, they should be producing 5's
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous 14 Nov 2011
The DVD follows the usual FIA sanctioned F1 Season Reviews.
Perhaps not as much detail on each race as you got in earlier F1 reviews - but there are more races to get through.
Brought back all the agonising delays that Jenson endured in trying to wrap up the seasons Drivers Championship
A great way to fill a long dark evening for true F1 addicts
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best F1 Review yet 31 Dec 2009
This seasons review packs the best F1 season for many years into over 4 1/2 hrs over 2 discs. There is plenty of onboard footage as a seperate extras package, and even the option of watching each race without commentary. There is also an extended piece on the "lie gate" affair, with pit to driver conversations with Lewis and his team proving they did lie to the FIA. Felipe's accident is also given extra coverage. All in all this is a must have for all F1 fans to add to their collection.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Great unseen extras but incomplete 20 Mar 2010
I bought this for my dad for Christmas. He really liked it because it had extras that he hadn't seen during races, for example what was going on behind the scenes. However, they must have rushed it out for Christmas because it was incomplete and didn't contain the last couple of races of the season and that was disappointing.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A year that proves you should never give up! 28 Jun 2014
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Another historic year with Brawn GP only existing just a couple of months before the season, did get a bit boring as it was always looking like Button's title (still very deserved!!)
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3.0 out of 5 stars Missing the real good ones 29 April 2014
By Joe
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Good dvd, but it was a boring season that year as the ferrari's and the mclarens were not competing for the title, however it did change the shape of how f1 is dominated today with red bull and Mercedes..
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very good and insightful 27 Feb 2014
By abby
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Whether it's a thorough look through of the history of one year in F1, or a general reminder of what happened, this is fantastic.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brillant. 21 Oct 2013
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Always love formula one Brillant watching on a Sunday afternoon very pleased with the goods. Still collecting the formula one
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Nice review of a monumental years racing
A great season of racing packaged in to a DVD is hard to achieve but as usual with the F1 review this one doesn't disappoint. Read more
Published 9 months ago by Mako31
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome
All F1 fans will love this season. Great dvd and great to see Jenson & Brawn winning the title. Great watch
Published 10 months ago by Daniel McCarthy
5.0 out of 5 stars formula one season review 2009
The difinitive report of Jenson Button's championship winning year, the last time anyone other than Sebastien Vettel won it. Read more
Published 15 months ago by Tim Young
5.0 out of 5 stars Formula 1 season review 2009
Great to see behind the scenes, to hear interviews with the drivers as they review their drives around the various tracks. Read more
Published on 17 Jun 2012 by Patricia Buckley
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic
All the F1 reviews are fantastic
Delivery and packaging excellent
More than just a snippet from the races
If you are fan you need to order these from
December... Read more
Published on 12 Jun 2012 by Ros
5.0 out of 5 stars Just great!
Great insight into the sport for F1 geeks and for people interested as well. Loads of additional material, which you wouldn't be able to see otherwise.
Published on 22 Feb 2012 by Pankracy
5.0 out of 5 stars Great purchase
Very pleased with this dvd. My son is a big Jenson Button fan and has kept him occupied on rainy days this summer. Would recommend for any F1 and Jenson fan.
Published on 26 Aug 2011 by DONNA
4.0 out of 5 stars Great
It's no worse than any other review, it is really good. But it doesn't have pole laps for grand prix's, but it does have other good features, such a pitstops, farewell to BMW and... Read more
Published on 12 Feb 2011 by Iceman
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