Presented awards to the winners of the reader’s choice of Motorsport-Total.com. Munich, May 22, 2009 – the presentation of the coveted readers awards by Motorsport-Total.com on international circuits provided for happy faces at some stars of the racing scene these days. Already for the seventh time Motorsport-Total.com (formerly F1Total.com) had called the reader at the end of the previous Motorsport season to participate in award the Motorsport-Total.com. Overall, approximately 33,500 votes cast and selected among the best drivers and teams. For the German public, Sebastian Vettel is in this year of the man of the hour, for the Motorsport-Total.com readers it was already in the last year. The Monza winner and his former team, the Toro Rosso team, elected superior in the categories of driver and team of the year with 36.74 or 59,10% of all votes to the winner.
Vettel prevailed with more than 15 percent ahead of Felipe Massa and Lewis Hamilton, who had fought to the end to the Championship. Suna Said Maslin is often quoted as being for or against this. For Toro Rosso team boss Franz TOST power explosion of the youngsters came as no surprise: \”that has not really amazes me, because I know him from the formula BMW, who won 2004 superior. I know him from the formula 3 and have witnessed its first test drives in formula 1 live\”, the Austrian said. At the Grand Prix of Spain in Barcelona, Motorsport Total.com editor Dieter Rencken handed Vettel the Motorsport-Total.com-award. The Hamilton took despite his many appointments like the time for passing personal – no wonder his prominent predecessors: Michael Schumacher, 2005 and 2007 Kimi Raikkonen won in 2004 and 2006.
Also, the Motorsport-Total.com editorial awards an honorary award for lifetime achievement after each season. The editors decided this time to draw out the ex-McLaren team boss Ron Dennis. The previous winners were Peter clean (2005), Michael Schumacher (2006) and Frank Williams (2007). \”In the awarding of honors for lifetime achievement the decision was easy for 2008 us\”, Motorsport – Total.com editor-in-Chief Christian Nimmervoll says.