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1 Nov 2013: Sam Bird: I’m ready for the next step

Interviewed before the F1 Indian Grand Prix and the GP2 Series title showdown in Abu Dhabi, Mercedes reserve driver Sam Bird talks about about his career to date, his future plans, the state of F1 – and his pet tortoise.

15 Apr 2012: Rosberg wins in China, but Hamilton and Button lead the championship

McLaren’s Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton served as bridesmaids on Nico Rosberg’s big day as the Mercedes driver finally broke his duck and handed the Silver Arrows their first win since the days of Fangio.

14 Oct 2011: F1: Jenson Button’s Japanese victory in photos

With McLaren riding high in the time sheets during practice for the Korean Grand Prix, let’s take a moment to look back and savour Jenson Button’s victory in the previous race at Japan.

14 Oct 2011: F1 video: Step aboard the McLaren simulator for a lap of Korea

Do you want to get the lowdown on the Korea International Circuit in time for the weekend, courtesy of a McLaren crew member? Mark Temple, performance engineer to Lewis Hamilton, talks the viewer round the track in this new video from the team.

23 Sep 2011: See how a lap of Singapore looks in the McLaren simulator

As part of the build-up to this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix, McLaren has released footage from its race simulator of what a lap of the Marina Bay Street Circuit looks like.

13 Sep 2011: F1: Sam Michael joins McLaren as Sporting Director

The McLaren and Williams F1 teams have both announced this morning that Sam Michael will be moving to a senior management role at Woking.

13 Sep 2011: F1: Paul di Resta to visit next year’s Autosport International

Fans of Force India’s rising star Paul di Resta will be able to see him in person at January’s Autosport International show.

8 Sep 2011: F1: Catch up with Jenson Button’s Manchester trip

Did you miss the opportunity to see F1 star Jenson Button in action in Manchester recently? Fear not – his team McLaren were on hand with the cameras.

1 Sep 2011: Williams energy storage to be used for mass transit

Williams’ flywheel-based energy storage system, first developed for its Formula One cars, is set to break into the world of mass transit thanks to a new business deal.

27 Aug 2011: Fangio’s Maserati 250F turns Saturday shoppers’ heads

Even as today’s crop of Formula One stars were on track for Belgian Grand Prix qualifying, the car driven to victory at Spa more than 50 years ago by one of the all-time greats was drawing a crowd of admirers.

 
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