Posts Tagged ‘Nick Fry’

16 Nov 2009: Sadness for fans as Brawn’s perfect year ends in Mercedes buyout

One perfect year – and then it was all over. Brawn GP is consigned to the pages of F1 history as the new Silver Arrows team takes to the grid – and Button still waits to firm up his 2010 drive.

27 Aug 2009: F1: Brawn seals sponsorship and starts driver talks

Brawn GP is in business for the next three years, according to its chief executive Nick Fry, and will now be opening contractual negotiations with its drivers.

21 May 2009: Brawn GP announces support for Stevens

Jenson Button is not the only former Honda driver enjoying a bit of good news at the moment. Development squad member Will Stevens gets to continue on the Brawn GP books.

23 Feb 2009: F1: Honda claims ‘no serious buyer’ for team

Jenson Button’s hopes of lining up on the Melbourne grid have taken a possibly fatal blow this morning following fresh doubts over the saleability of his team.

29 Jan 2009: F1: Will Honda ask for a government bail-out?

Honda Racing is reportedly in talks with the government about securing a share of the £2.3 billion recently earmarked for bailing out the country’s beleagured car industry.

17 Jan 2009: F1: What gives at Honda?

A question British F1 fans are asking this week: what on earth is going on at Brackley? Strange stories have started appearing in the public prints indicating that all is not proceeding smoothly with the sale of the team formerly known as Honda.

8 Jan 2009: Honda’s and Button’s futures looking bright

The chances of Jenson Button lining up on the grid in Melbourne are looking considerably better, according to team boss Nick Fry. He has revealed that the Brackley-based outfit is considering around a dozen “serious” offers.

9 Dec 2008: F1: Can a phoenix rise from Honda’s ashes?

Now the dust has settled on the news that the Honda management had been busily digging an exit tunnel out of F1, how are things looking for the team and for its British driver Jenson Button?

5 Dec 2008: F1: Honda is gone, but Fry and Brawn will fight on

Japanese car giant Honda confirmed its withdrawal from Formula One this morning, becoming the first in what could turn into a chain of falling dominoes that would change the face of the sport.

7 Nov 2008: F1: Honda believes Button “could challenge Hamilton”

Jenson Button has won a ringing endorsement from his Honda team’s management, which reckons he could take on Lewis Hamilton with the right equipment. But they are not yet certain enough to give him a 2009 contract, it would appear…

 
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