Posts Tagged ‘Ross Brawn’

14 Mar 2009: F1: Jenson Button’s investment in hope

Those present at last week’s Formula One testing saw an unaccustomed sight – the reborn Honda team topping the timesheets on two successive days. Is this really the start of something big for Jenson Button?

9 Mar 2009: F1 – will Brawn GP be everyone’s new favourite team?

So, after more twists and turns than an episode of Alias, the team formerly known as Honda is now Brawn GP – a going concern with a car out on the test track at Barcelona today.

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.

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.

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?

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?

9 Dec 2008: Honda’s F1 years: 1963 to 2008

Honda’s withdrawal from Formula One marks the third time the Japanese car giant has walked away from the sport, although never before has it written off a financial investment of such magnitude on the way out.

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.

4 Dec 2008: F1: Jenson Button’s drive about to disappear

Word is tonight that Honda is on the verge of announcing its complete withdrawal from F1 – what terrible, heinous, unforgiveable sins did Jenson Button commit in a previous life that mean nothing seems to go right for him?

 
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