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20 Jun 2009: F1: Webber and Vettel fly on Red Bull wings

Red Bull served notice that they plan to spoil Jenson Button’s fairy tale return to Silverstone by dominating both Friday practice sessions for the British Grand Prix.

20 Jun 2009: Silverstone, the morning after the night before

It was quiet in the Ferrari garage – first practice was over, second was some way off, and team members were buried deep in their motorhome offices and meeting rooms, planning who-knows-what technical wizardry. For a team supposedly engaged in tearing Formula One asunder, there was very little evidence of turmoil.

19 Jun 2009: F1: Win a paddock pass to the European Grand Prix

So, how do you fancy Spain in August? Long, hot summer afternoons, the sun glinting off the Mediterranean, the scream of F1 cars around Valencia Harbour… sounds good? Thought so. Well, we’ve teamed up with Renault F1 (honest, we have) to give you the chance of going to the European Grand Prix as their guest.

18 Jun 2009: Breaking news: F1 splits as teams launch rebel series

Negotiations on the future of F1 have broken down after an 11th-hour meeting at Renault’s Oxfordshire headquarters led to the late-night annnouncement of a breakaway series.

18 Jun 2009: F1: Fan gets ahead of the pack with Jenson Button

One lucky fan of Jenson Button has a very good chance of seeing his unique helmet design leading the pack at this weekend’s British Grand Prix.

17 Jun 2009: F1: User guide to the British Grand Prix

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

17 Jun 2009: F1: Drivers and teams back Silverstone and British GP

Last year’s British Grand Prix was overshadowed by a cheap publicity stunt of Bernie Ecclestone’s. This year it is set to be overshadowed by an almighty spat between promotor, regulator and competitors that could consign top-flight open-wheel racing to the wilderness for the next decade, as a similar row did in the US. Is it just us, or are you getting a bit sick of this sort of thing too?

17 Jun 2009: F1: Our manifesto for the British Grand Prix

It’s the British Grand Prix. Brits on Pole’s biggest weekend of the year. A chance for Lewis and Jense to race in front of their home crowds – and, very likely, for the latter to take another decisive step towards securing a fairytale drivers’ title. So why can’t we get more excited?

17 Jun 2009: F1: Lola withdraws its 2010 entry

The Lola Group has decided that enough is enough in the current battle to shape the 2010 grid – and has withdrawn its entry.

15 Jun 2009: F1: Hamilton and Button to do battle the Scalextric way

If last year’s retro toy / Formula One cross-over classic was Lewis Hamilton and his Airfix advert, 2009 looks like being the year we all rediscover the joys of chasing out-of-control Scalextric cars as they tumble across the carpet shedding wing mirrors and tyres.

 
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