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26 Jan 2011: Paul di Resta gets his F1 drive

And finally – the worst-kept secret in Formula One driving circles has been officially confirmed. Silverstone-based squad Force India has confirmed that young Scot Paul di Resta will be one of its race drivers for the 2011 season.

14 Dec 2010: Alexander Sims: “You’ve got to fight for whatever you believe possible”

A past winner of the McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver award, Alexander Sims finished fourth in each of the last two Formula Three Euro Series championships and is now looking forward to a 2011 spent in either GP3 or GP2. He talked to BritsOnPole about a year of highs and lows and about what the future holds.

18 Jun 2010: F1: Lewis and Jenson put together a DIY comedy job (video)

Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button needn’t bother applying for work as car mechanics should the day job driving F1 cars ever go south on them, if this new Vodafone video is anything to go by – but they might just find work as improvisational comedians.

18 Jun 2010: F1: Button launches his 2010 triathlon charity bid

Jenson Button needs your help – to help make a success of his 2010 London Triathlon bid and beat last year’s total of nearly £20,000 raised for the children’s charity of which he is a patron.

18 Jun 2010: F1: Lewis Hamilton ‘taking nothing for granted’

Lewis Hamilton may currently be topping the drivers’ championship – but he is taking nothing for granted, according to a news item just posted on his website.

17 Jun 2010: Classic Team Lotus Festival comes to Snetterton this weekend

Fans of all things Lotus are heading to Norfolk on Sunday for what should be one of the most entertaining racing-themed events of the summer.

13 Jun 2010: F1: Hamilton and Button win thriller in Canada

Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button triumphed in an engrossing five-way battle for supremacy at a Canadian Grand Prix dominated by the struggle to manage extreme tyre wear over the 70 laps of the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

13 Jun 2010: F1: Canadian Grand Prix liveblog 2010

For the first time this season there isn’t a Red Bull driver on pole, but Lewis Hamilton got his McLaren out front during qualifying in part by gambling on the softer type of tyre – will he pay for that decision during the race?

12 Jun 2010: F1: Hamilton breaks the Red Bull qualifying streak

Lewis Hamilton broke the dominance of Red Bull in this season’s qualifying sessions by seizing pole position in Canada – but it took a car so light with fuel that he had to push it towards the pits afterwards.

12 Jun 2010: England’s racing drivers on the World Cup, Beckham and supporting the USA

With World Cup fever reaching new heights among English football fans ahead of the team’s opening match, most of the country’s top open wheel racers are in North America looking for ways to watch the game.

 
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