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7 Nov 2008: A1GP: Watts up among the leaders for Team GBR

Finally, after the months of delays and disappointments, the Union Flag is again lapping with the rest of the A1GP field as Team GBR takes to the track in Chengdu, China.

7 Nov 2008: F1: Warm welcome in Woking for homecoming Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton was greeted by 1000 cheering McLaren staff at the team’s high-tech HQ building when he made his triumphant homecoming after winning the F1 drivers’ championship.

4 Nov 2008: SLF: Beijing continue Superleague dominance

Beijing Guoan took a major step towards wrapping up the first Superleague Formula title with a win and a fifth place at the football-themed series’ Italian race weekend.

3 Nov 2008: Airfix Lewis Hamilton kit coming soon

Good news for everyone who’s watched the now-famous Abbey advert with the Lewis Hamilton Airfix kit and wondered whether they’d ever get the chance to buy one.

3 Nov 2008: Opinion: Dramatic championship climax showcases best and worst of F1

Felipe Massa won the Brazilian Grand Prix and Lewis Hamilton the drivers’ championship on a day full of sporting drama – but a day, also, where the bigots, the gloaters and the conspiracy theorists were out in force.

2 Nov 2008: F1: Coulthard takes positives despite ‘gutting’ end to career

David Coulthard’s Formula One career ended on the first corner at Interlagos when he found himself buffeted by the two cars of his former boss Sir Frank Williams.

2 Nov 2008: F1: Hamilton grabs championship at the last gasp

Lewis Hamilton broke the hearts of 80,000 Brazilians at Interlagos by sneaking the Formula One world championship in the last few yards of the season’s final lap while Ferrari were already celebrating for Felipe Massa.

1 Nov 2008: SLF: Reds renew rivalry with AC Milan

Liverpool and AC Milan, rivals on the football field, are shaping up as close competitors on the racetrack too after the Reds’ Adrian Valles beat the Italian team’s representative Robert Doornbos to size pole in Superleague Formula’s Vallelunga race one.

1 Nov 2008: F1: Massa pole piles pressure on Hamilton

Fans cheering on Lewis Hamilton’s title challenge face a nervous start to the Brazilian Grand Prix as the British driver was only able to qualify fourth, behind title rival Felipe Massa who took a dominant pole position.

1 Nov 2008: F1 in 2008: sign up for a free Brits on Pole e-book

If you’ve enjoyed the live blogs, the race reports and the ‘six word’ summaries we’ve produced for each race, we’re collecting them all together in a downloadable e-book that will be available as soon as we’ve incorporated our Brazilian Grand Prix coverage into the work so far.

 
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