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5 Apr 2009: F1: McLaren’s problems are far from over

The Malaysian Grand Prix weekend might be drawing to a close, but there seems to still be plenty of trouble in store for McLaren.

5 Apr 2009: F1: Malaysian Grand Prix live blog

Here we are again, just where we hoped we’d never be again after last year – waiting for a race to start so it will wipe away the bitter taste of off-track shenanigans. Malaysia today. Will the weather decide everything?

4 Apr 2009: F1: Button holds off Trulli for Malaysian pole

Another Sunday, another pole position for Jenson Button as he fended off Jarno Trulli and dominated the rest of the field to set the fastest time in qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix.

4 Apr 2009: F1: New Scientist asks if KERS is safe

An article recently published in the respected New Scientist magazine asks if the KERS power boost system used by F1 teams for the first time this year is safe.

3 Apr 2009: F1: Ferrari show up for Malaysia practice

Ferrari appear to have found the magic petrol can if their performance in the two Malaysian Grand Prix practice sessions today is anything to go by.

3 Apr 2009: F1: User guide to the Malaysian Grand Prix

Following the racing this weekend? Here’s all you need to know, including a weather report, broadcast times and a circuit guide – happy reading.

3 Apr 2009: F1: Malaysian Grand Prix preview

It’s hard to get one’s mind onto the racing when the press are camped outside the Sepang paddock media centre like a pack of Romans at the circus in the later period of the Empire – but we’re going to have to try.

3 Apr 2009: Opinion: Why we need to accept Hamilton’s apology and move on

Now Lewis Hamilton has apologised for his behaviour in Australia he should be allowed to get on with what he’s good at – it’s not in our interests as fans to keep bashing him. And here’s why.

3 Apr 2009: F1: The balloon goes up at McLaren

Martin Whitmarsh’s newly-minted job as McLaren team principal appears to be on the line after just one grand prix – after a error of judgement by a senior staff member led to a misleading statement to race stewards.

2 Apr 2009: Fantasy F1: Are our results final now, please?

Let’s get frank. 2009 has been a pretty poor season for Fantasy F1 so far – and we’re only a week in, and today’s events with McLaren are so vexing that it’s really a struggle to drum up the enthusiasm to write about it. But if we don’t start, we won’t carry on – here goes.

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