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7 Jan 2009: F3 and GP2: new dates announced

Curious about this year’s GP2 and British F3 International series? Both have recently published their 2009 calendars, which you can check out on our race dates page.

7 Jan 2009: GP2 Asia to get night-racing event

Seems like Singapore may have started a trend… now every circuit and series hopes to host its own night race, and in GP2 Asia this year the privilege goes to Qatar.

7 Jan 2009: Max Chilton signs for Carlin

It’s always interesting to keep an eye on which drivers are rated by Hampshire-based Carlin Motorsport, as that team numbers among its current personnel Jaime Alguersuari, Brendon Hartley and Oliver Turvey. And the good news is that another young Brit is about to get a chance to shine.

4 Jan 2009: F1: when are the ‘motorsport valley’ car launches due?

The launch of 2009’s F1 cars is always a moment of high excitement for fans but in Britain it plays another role – as a showcase for one of the country’s unsung industries, and one that certainly needs every boost it can get in these uncertain economic times.

4 Jan 2009: Jonathan Palmer: motorsport will survive lean times

Brands Hatch supremo Jonathan Palmer has said he believes motorsport can see out the lean times of the credit crunch and continue to thrive.

1 Jan 2009: British GP: East Midlands Airport the key?

Interesting times in the continuing quest by Donington Park to be ready to host the British Grand Prix in 2010 – will the neighbouring airport prove to be a bigger issue than planning or transport, as its radar interferes with TV communications?

1 Jan 2009: F1: How do Honda’s chances look now?

A month ago we heard how the Honda F1 team had until the new year to find a buyer if it was to stand any chance of lining up on the grid in Melbourne in March. Well, January has arrived, and how do its prospects, and those of its driver Jenson Button, look?

18 Dec 2008: F1: Jerez and Portimao test reports 17/12/08

Sebastian Vettel wrested back his crown as Red Bull’s leading young Turk after having been uncharacteristically outpointed by the team’s test driver.

17 Dec 2008: F1: Jerez and Portimao test reports 16/12/08

We’re not saying it’s quite time to recall the processional days of Michael Schumacher – but we’re handing out no prizes for guessing who topped the timesheets at Jerez yet again yesterday…

16 Dec 2008: F1: Jerez and Portimao test reports 15/12/08

F1 testing has continued at two venues this week, with five of the nine teams furthering work on their 2009-spec cars.

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