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17 Apr 2009: F1: Button was offered Piquet’s Renault seat

Flavio Briatore has inadvertently revealed that he attempted to recruit Jenson Button to Renault for the 2009 season, presumably at the expense of the under-performing Nelson A Piquet.

16 Apr 2009: McLaren diversifies away from F1

McLaren is to move its focus away from Formula One racing and towards production cars, according to an announcement from the company this morning.

16 Apr 2009: F1: Diffuser decision is good news for Button

The aerodynamics that provide such a fundamental part of Jenson Button’s double race-winning car are legal, according to a decision by FIA stewards yesterday.

15 Apr 2009: F1: Khan drives in Dubai but not in Portugal

Just when A1GP’s Team Pakistan seemed ready to race at last, its driver was in Dubai showcasing an F1 car that was shortly to be smashed up by a rally driver.

11 Apr 2009: F1: “I’m chuffed to bits,” says Jenson

Jenson Button’s second Grand Prix audio diary reveals how he won pole position in Malaysia despite a heavy cockpit control box slamming into his ankles every time he braked.

7 Apr 2009: F1: McLaren to face the FIA music

McLaren has been summoned to appear before the World Motorsport Council at the end of March to explain its employees’ actions in misleading race stewards following the Australian Grand Prix.

7 Apr 2009: F1: Brawn says Button will raise his game still further

Here’s a reminder, as if one were needed, that Ross Brawn didn’t just win seven world championships with Michael Schumacher by accident.

7 Apr 2009: F1: Khan on parade for demonstration in Dubai

Adam Khan is to visit Dubai later this month – to take the opportunity of getting behind the wheel of a Renault Formula One car.

5 Apr 2009: F1: And finally… it’s the Brits on Pole ebook

We’ve been threatening this for a while – and finally it has come to pass. The Brits on Pole ebook, which is a complete record of our coverage of the 2008 Formula One season, is ready at last. Find out how to get your free copy.

5 Apr 2009: F1: Button splashes to victory in Malaysia

Jenson Button won his second consecutive race behind a safety car as Formula One’s attempt to defy the rain gods and run an evening race in the Malaysian monsoon season ended in farce.

 
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