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11 Jul 2009: F1: Webber takes first pole in Nurburgring rain

Mark Webber and Rubens Barrichello outshone their team-mates in qualifying for the German Grand Prix, the Australian scoring his first-ever pole position as rain and equipment upgrades produced an exciting battle behind them.

10 Jul 2009: F1: Hamilton fastest in Nurburgring practice

Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets on Friday as rain and cold weather at the Nurburgring caused problems for teams hoping to understand how their two types of tyres would function during the German Grand Prix weekend.

8 Jul 2009: F1: User guide to the German Grand Prix

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

8 Jul 2009: F1: What does Red Bull have left in the tank for Germany?

At Silverstone three weeks ago Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel deprived formerly-unassailable championship leader Jenson Button of an emotional first victory in front of his home fans. Can Button return the favour?

7 Jul 2009: F1: Ross Brawn is great and it’s official

Breaking news: Ross Brawn is outstandingly good at what he does, and has been recognised by his colleagues as such. Oh wait…

7 Jul 2009: F1: Lola and Prodrive ‘chose wrong engine supplier’

Allegations are surfacing in the national press that it was impossible to get a place on the Formula One grid for 2010 unless you were prepared to sign up to an engine deal with independent Northampton-based supplier Cosworth.

5 Jul 2009: F1: Why Lewis and Heikki should stick with their day jobs

You might think that the day jobs of Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen aren’t up to much at the moment, with McLaren’s MP4-24 misbehaving so badly, but we bring you evidence that they should definitely stick to race driving.

4 Jul 2009: Martin Whitmarsh promises FOTA will listen to you in future

Formula One’s team bosses have opened up a whole new front in their war with Max Mosley and Bernie Ecclestone – by using social media and viral video to get their point across direct to fans.

4 Jul 2009: F1: McLaren tries a new approach

McLaren is going back to the drawing board on its strategy of trying to wring some performance out of the desperately underwhelming MP4-24.

4 Jul 2009: F1: Virgin to pair with first-timers Manor?

Richard Branson could be switching his company’s financial backing from Brawn GP to F1 newcomers Manor in 2010, according to press reports yesterday.

 
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