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30 Nov 2009: F1: Turvey cashes in BRDC prize at Jerez

Prospective GP2 driver Oliver Turvey will be cashing in his BRDC Young Driver prize of a test with McLaren at Jerez.

30 Nov 2009: F1: McLaren say Button will be fully involved in car development

Jenson Button will be fully involved in developing McLaren’s next-generation race car, according to team principal Martin Whitmarsh. And he has confirmed that the team will be sticking to its policy of allowing its drivers a free hand to race each other.

27 Nov 2009: F1: Conway to test for Mercedes

British GP2 and IndyCar pilot Mike Conway is set to take part in all three days of the young drivers’ test at Jerez in December on behalf of the Mercedes team.

25 Nov 2009: F1: Williams KERS system to go mainstream

Williams is moving outside F1 in the development of its innovative energy-recovery system in the face of the technology’s absence from the sport in 2010.

25 Nov 2009: F1: di Resta confirmed for F1 test in Jerez

Force India have confirmed reports that Scottish DTM star Paul di Resta will be one of their drivers at the F1 young driver tests in Jerez in early December.

25 Nov 2009: F1: MPs say a Silverstone race is ‘vital’

The British Grand Prix should remain at Silverstone in order to secure the future well-being of the British motorsport industry, according to a group of MPs.

20 Nov 2009: F1: ‘It’s still my team’ says Sir Frank as he sells a stake in Williams

“The company is still entirely within my control and that is not going to change,” said Sir Frank Williams after announcing the sale of a shareholding in his Formula One team to Austrian investment specialist and occasional race driver Toto Wolff.

20 Nov 2009: Wilson tests for McLaren at wet and windy Silverstone

Indy Lights hopeful Stefan Wilson has cashed in his prize for winning the Autosport BRDC Young Driver award – a Formula One test drive at Silverstone in Lewis Hamilton’s championship-winning McLaren.

20 Nov 2009: F1: Di Resta in Force India car for young driver test?

Remember last year, when the world of F1 couldn’t get enough of the idea of young Scots DTM star Paul di Resta stepping up to the top-flight series? Well, he could be back in a car soon for a Force India test.

18 Nov 2009: Opinion: A Silver Arrow through Brawn’s heart?

It’s barely been two weeks since the F1 season drew to a close with a mostly unexciting race in the opulence of Abu Dhabi that gave little indication of the thrilling eight months that preceded it. This week, however, both Jenson Button and Brawn GP have hardly been out of the headlines.

 
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