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29 Jan 2010: McLaren car launch: quotes of the day

So, what were the highlights of McLaren’s hour-long video feed of the launch and the following press conference?

29 Jan 2010: All smiles as Button and Hamilton launch the MP4-25

It was all smiles between Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton as the pair teamed up to launch McLaren’s challenger for the 2010 season, the MP4-25.

27 Jan 2010: F1: Paul di Resta to get some track time

The role of reserve driver for Force India is really going to mean something for young Scots hopeful and DTM star Paul di Resta, according to one F1 team principal.

27 Jan 2010: F1: Whitmarsh says he’s still keen to know what you think

Heard the one about the head of the Formula One Teams’ Association who was actually bothered with hearing what fans thought about the sport?

27 Jan 2010: Teixeira sees hope for A1GP’s future with F1 tie-in

Just as the overwhelming majority of race fans had finally written off A1GP’s World Cup of Motorsport as over and done with, its promoter Tony Teixeira has claimed to be in talks to reposition it as a feeder series for F1 team Campos.

27 Jan 2010: Opinion: Mercedes team launch is bittersweet for Brawn fans

It had to happen, ever since the announcement in November that Mercedes had bought a controlling stake in Brawn GP. Any chance for fans to remain in denial any longer about the corporate German takeover of our plucky British privateers went out of the window on Monday with the official launch of the 2010 Mercedes Grand Prix car and its drivers.

24 Jan 2010: Could Anthony Davidson move to DTM?

We all enjoy listening to Ant Davidson’s F1 commentary on the radio, but what his fans really want to see is the fomer Honda and Super Aguri driver back in a race car. Could that now be on the cards again?

19 Jan 2010: F1: All work and no play on Button’s 30th birthday?

Jenson Button celebrates his 30th birthday today – and will be marking it by going into work at the McLaren Technology Centre.

19 Jan 2010: F1: Stakes rarely higher as McLaren prepares for car launch

Fans of Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button will get their first glimpse on January 29 of the car they hope will win the 2010 Formula One World Championship.

19 Jan 2010: British DTM stars testing F1 cars

Mercedes DTM stars Paul di Resta and Gary Paffett are both set for roles as test drivers with F1 teams next year. And one of them has his eye on a race seat in 2011.

 
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