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7 Jun 2009: F1: Turkish Grand Prix liveblog

It’s as wet as a haddock’s bathing suit in Britain this weekend, so bad that the Isle of Man’s iconic TT bike race has been delayed – but that’s hardly likely to bother the F1 circus on its stay in sunny Turkey. Keep up with the action here.

6 Jun 2009: F1: Vettel pips Button to Istanbul pole

Sebastian Vettel served notice that he doesn’t plan to concede the World Championship battle to Jenson Button just yet by seizing pole position for the Turkish Grand Prix from the Englishman at the last gasp.

5 Jun 2009: F1: what is the MP4-24 good for? Here’s an answer…

You may be able to think of a few uses for this year’s McLaren that are not exactly what the makers intended. But driving it through a giant vat of paint…?

5 Jun 2009: F1: Kovalainen finds the magic petrol in Turkey practice

McLaren’s Heikki Kovalainen was a surprise at the head of the timesheets following today’s practice sessions in Istanbul. Both of the team’s drivers professed themselves pleased with the pace of the car on a track that was predicted to play to the very worst of the MP4-24’s weaknesses.

5 Jun 2009: British Grand Prix weather forecast – hot, dry, maybe thundery

We’re still too far away from the British Grand Prix for proper, detailed weather forecasts, but the early signs are pretty good – so long as Silverstone can dodge the bullet of scattered heavy rain or thunderstorms.

5 Jun 2009: Breaking news: Donington Park court case settled

The court case between Donington Park promoter Simon Gillett and circuit owner Tom Wheatcroft has been settled just days before it was due to be heard, according to a statement on the circuit’s website.

4 Jun 2009: Though the photographers’ eyes: Monaco, Indy and more

A round-up of all the photos we featured in the image gallery on the front page of the site in late May and the beginning of June, from Indy 500 practice and Monaco qualifying to the launch of Formula Two.

4 Jun 2009: Brabham family takes legal advice over F1 entry

News that a British-based Brabham team could be lining up on the F1 grid in 2010 has not been universally welcomed after the family bearing the name pointed out that the public announcement was the first they had heard.

3 Jun 2009: F1: User guide to the Turkish Grand Prix

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

3 Jun 2009: F1: Istanbul race is Massa’s – or Ferrari’s – to lose

If it’s the Turkish Grand Prix then the man with the heavy weight of expectation on his shoulders must be Jens… No, wait, it’s Felipe Massa.

 
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