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27 Apr 2011: Caterham boss sees bright future after sale to Team Lotus

On the face of it, the sale of Caterham Cars to the Malaysian-owned Team Lotus Enterprises looks like another sad tale of an iconic British company being sacrificed to the ambitions of an overseas giant – but that would be missing the point.

26 Apr 2011: Mark Blundell: “If I’m not in it, I can’t win it”

It’s a sunny spring day in a pretty market town in Hertfordshire’s most northerly corner and, as shoppers bustle through Royston’s winding streets, the hectic, fast-paced world of motor racing could not seem further away.

18 Apr 2011: F1: Hamilton’s China win ignites championship campaign

“That really was one of my best races,” declared Lewis Hamilton after a thrilling victory in China that broke the domination of Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel and gave F1 fans some hope that this season won’t be one long victory lap for the young German.

27 Mar 2011: F1: Vettel beats Hamilton to win Australian Grand Prix

The start of the 2011 Formula One season looked very much like the end of the 2010 one as Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel scampered away into the distance from pole position, leaving his rivals to scrabble for scraps behind him.

26 Mar 2011: F1: Paul Di Resta qualifies in the thick of the action

New Force India driver Paul di Resta will line up 14th for the Australia Grand Prix in Melbourne after marking his F1 debut by out-qualifying his team-mate Adrian Sutil.

26 Mar 2011: F1: McLaren’s recovery continues in Melbourne qualifying

Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button confirmed the improvement in McLaren’s 2011 car by qualifying second and fourth for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

16 Mar 2011: Sam Michael: F1 teams closer as a result of new regs

Williams are looking to make a significant impact on this year’s Formula One field as the new regulations bring teams closer together and create the conditions for upgrades or innovations to have a major effect on performance.

19 Feb 2011: F1: How to build your very own race car

Ever fancied building your own grand prix-winning Formula One car? (And which of us has not?) Today is your lucky day – here’s a handy how-to guide from none other than championship-winners McLaren.

15 Feb 2011: F1: Di Resta gets his hands on 2011 race car

Formula One debutant Paul di Resta has made his first outing in the 2011 Force India race car this week after testing alongside team-mate Adrian Sutil in Jerez.

29 Jan 2011: So who’s confirmed for this season so far?

It’s only January, but we thought we’d take an early look at which British drivers will definitely be racing this season, and where.

 
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