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21 Oct 2007: F1: Coulthard blunders his way into top 10

David Coulthard managed to qualify ninth for tomorrow’s Brazilian Grand Prix – but to listen to him, it’s a wonder the Scot isn’t on the back row.

21 Oct 2007: F1: Davidson undone by change in conditions

Everything was looking promising for Super Aguri in Brazilian Grand Prix practice as the track developed grip – but a total change before qualification sent Anthony Davidson slipping to the back of the field.

21 Oct 2007: F1: Jenson off the pace in Brazil qualifying

Jenson Button couldn’t pull a rabbit out of the hat in the final qualifying session of the season and will start the Brazilian Grand Prix a disappointing – and disappointed – 16th.

30 Sep 2007: F1: Hamilton splashes to the edge of glory

Brits on Pole returned from a wet week in a tent on Exmoor to find that Lewis Hamilton had also been playing in the rain and now stands a hair’s-breadth away from making history following the Japanese Grand Prix.

17 Sep 2007: A1GP: Brits ramp up preparations for new season

Both Team GBR drivers are looking forward to their final opportunity to get to grips with their car before the A1GP season starts in the Netherlands in a fortnight’s time.

17 Sep 2007: Champ Car: No rest for the wicked at Minardi

Most of the Champ Car paddock is enjoying the long break between the European races and their next outing in Australia – but not so Dan Clarke and the rest of Minardi Team USA.

16 Sep 2007: Colin McRae: “Fearless, flamboyant, blindingly quick”

Brits on Pole is an open wheel racing fansite but, at times like this, who cares about fine distinctions? Motorsport has too few genuine legends not to mourn the loss of a driver of Colin McRae’s calibre.

16 Sep 2007: GP2: Conway consistent as Carroll spins

Mike Conway has seen a dramatic change in his recent fortunes, leaving Spa-Francorchamps with a pair of fifth places in his pocket after GP2′s Belgian round.

15 Sep 2007: F1: expect first-corner charge, says Hamilton

McLaren may have ended up second best to rivals Ferrari off the track and in qualifying this week but neither Lewis Hamilton, nor anyone else in the team, is conceding that the Belgian Grand Prix itself will turn out the same way.

15 Sep 2007: F1: Davidson on back row, no-one much surprised

Super Aguri knew they were in for a rough time in qualifying – and so it proved, with Anthony Davidson starting on the back row for the first time since his Spa appearance for Minardi in 2002.

 
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