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8 May 2009: F1: Could Super Aguri – and Davidson – ride again?

Could it happen? Could Aguri Suzuki really put a second successful F1 entry together and get his much-missed underdog team back onto the grid? And, if he did, would he re-hire Anthony Davidson?

6 May 2009: F1: Planners refuse to sink British GP

Planners have given Donington Park two months to collect the necessary signatures to finalise its planning permission for F1-standard upgrades after deciding they could not pre-judge the outcome of a court case.

4 May 2009: F1: Is British GP protected by the Concorde Agreement?

The possibility of crucial protection for the British Grand Prix and four other classic European races to remain on F1’s calendar has emerged – courtesy of an unnamed team principal.

3 May 2009: F1: Simon Gillett finally speaks on Donington debentures

Details of the debenture scheme designed to fund upgrades at the Donington Park circuit in time for the 2010 British Grand Prix have finally been made public – 10 months after the plan was first announced.

1 May 2009: Fantasy F1: Bahrain marked by modest gains

In Bahrain we picked up 28 places as a result of all of our drivers finishiing the race, as well as occupying the top four spots. But we were far from the only people who started the main season feeling that Button, Vettel and Trulli would shine.

29 Apr 2009: F1: Mandelson leans on Ecclestone over British GP – and other stories

Here’s some further reading for those of you following the fate of the 2010 British Grand Prix – things have really been kicking off today under cover of the McLaren penalty. Is Bernie really now the race promoter…?

29 Apr 2009: F1: McLaren handed a three-race ban – suspended

McLaren have been given a suspended three-race ban for misleading stewards at the Australian Grand Prix, as team principal Martin Whitmarsh’s strategy for handling the crisis was shown to have paid off admirably.

29 Apr 2009: F1: McLaren verdict is due from FIA

Today the McLaren F1 team is due to go to Paris and face the consequences of its actions following the Australian Grand Prix held in Melbourne this year.

28 Apr 2009: F1: Ecclestone says banks no longer backing Donington

The banks working with Donington Park’s promoter to fund essential upgrades in time for the 2010 British Grand Prix have reportedly “pulled back” – according to none other than Formula One promoter Bernie Ecclestone.

28 Apr 2009: F1: Ecclestone hints McLaren might be spared harsh penalty

On the eve of McLaren’s appearance in front of the World Motorsport Council on five charges of bringing Formula One into disrepute, there is a glimmer of hope for the team of the reigning world champion.

 
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