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15 Dec 2009: GP2: Chilton cruises into Ocean line-up

British F3 race-winner Max Chilton has bounced back from the disappointment of failing to secure a drive in the GP2 main series with his Barwa Addax team by signing for rival Ocean Racing Technology.

13 Dec 2009: Button beaten to BBC Sports Personality of the Year award by Giggs

Jenson Button missed the chance to score a psychological victory over his new team-mate Lewis Hamilton when he could only finish runner-up in the voting for BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award.

13 Dec 2009: F2: Dean Smith impresses on testing debut

Dean Smith carried the momentum of his McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver Award victory forward into Formula Two testing in Portimao, topping two of the six sessions and finishing third-fastest overall.

13 Dec 2009: Indy Lights: Mann bags top drive for 2010

Pippa Mann’s gamble of basing herself in Indianapolis over the winter has paid off after she landed herself one of the plum seats for next year’s Indy Lights campaign.

10 Dec 2009: F2: Field strengthens as drivers follow Soucek’s lead

Formula Two’s second winter test kicks off tomorrow in Portimão with McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver award winner Dean Smith, Atlantic Championship runner-up Jonathan Summerton and ex-Formula Renault UK champion Duncan Tappy among the drivers taking part.

8 Dec 2009: A hopeful future for Donington despite its F1 defeat

Donington Park could see its status as one of the country’s leading national and club venues safeguarded as soon as the end of this week, according to administrators who are working to sell the lease.

7 Dec 2009: Dean Smith wins Young Driver award as Moore and Button also triumph

A parade of British champions were honoured at the Autosport Awards tonight, with 15-year-old Ginetta Juniors victor Sarah Moore kicking off the evening by being named Club Driver of the Year.

5 Dec 2009: F2: Jokinen fastest in testing again

Denmark’s Johan Jokinen was again fastest in the second day of Formula Two winter testing in Valencia, his morning time of 1min 26.106sec outpacing Britons Jolyon Palmer and Dan Clarke.

3 Dec 2009: F1: Rookie Ricciardo rockets to testing triumph

Formula One’s young driver testing ended today with the familiar sight of an Australian topping the time-sheets in a Red Bull as Daniel Ricciardo signalled his intention to follow in Mark Webber’s footsteps.

3 Dec 2009: Dan Clarke targets Formula Two in search for 2010 drive

Former Champ Car and A1GP driver Dan Clarke has widened his search for a 2010 drive by signing up for the Formula Two testing taking place this week at Valencia.

 
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