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1 Nov 2009: F1: Polesitter Hamilton aims to end season with win

Lewis Hamilton’s strong run of form during the second half of the season continued with the first-ever F1 pole position at the new Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi.

30 Oct 2009: F1: McLaren look to make a splash at Yas Marina

McLaren’s Heikki Kovalainen and Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets during a twilight second practice session at the inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

29 Oct 2009: F1: Ecclestone finally kills off Donington’s Grand Prix dream

Donington Park’s scheme to stage the British Grand Prix is finally and officially dead after Bernie Ecclestone today confirmed the circuit’s management had missed one deadline too many.

29 Oct 2009: F1: User guide to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Following the racing this weekend? Here’s all you need to know.

29 Oct 2009: F1: ‘I’m still number one,’ Hamilton tells Button

Lewis Hamilton isn’t quite ready to give up being Formula One world champion, despite the widespread reporting that he had ‘handed his crown’ to Jenson Button at the end of the Brazilian Grand Prix.

29 Oct 2009: F1: Abu Dhabi the scene of goodbyes as four champions line up to race

The first-ever race at the newly-built Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi is likely to be as notable for its farewells as for its new beginning.

25 Oct 2009: F1: Hamilton tells Button: it’s your year, enjoy it.

Lewis Hamilton’s advice to Jenson Button on passing on his world champion’s mantle? “Enjoy your year – you’ve earned it.”

25 Oct 2009: F1: Button takes the long way round to a 2010 drive with Brawn

Jenson’s driving style is well-known as one of the smoothest on the F1 grid. It’s a pity that the management side of things hasn’t always had the same reputation.

20 Oct 2009: F1: Jenson Button’s championship victory in photos

Photos of qualifying, the race and the podium/championship celebrations at Interlagos, courtesy of Bridgestone, McLaren, Red Bull and Brawn GP.

18 Oct 2009: F1: Jenson Button and Brawn GP win world championships in Brazil

Mark Webber won the Brazilian Grand Prix – but nobody noticed as Jenson Button raced from 14th on the grid to finish fifth and become the 2009 Formula One drivers’ championship.

 
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