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11 Mar 2009: F1: Barcelona testing report 11/03/2009

Jenson Button topping the Barcelona unofficial timesheets on a day when Lewis Hamilton crashed and came last – not something that many F1 fans were expecting to see at the start of the 2009 season.

10 Mar 2009: F1: Who needs Lewis Hamilton when the car drives itself?

Usually we find ourselves downright bored with Vodafone’s attempts to involve Lewis Hamilton in their viral marketing campaigns – but here’s one that actually has some racing content.

10 Mar 2009: Lewis Hamilton collects his MBE

Lewis Hamilton has heard how the Queen was watching as he overtook Timo Glock in a thrilling last-gasp bid to take the Formula One World Championship at Interlagos in November.

10 Mar 2009: F1: Barcelona testing report 10/03/09

The rain clouds may have been gathering over Barcelona for the second day of Ferrari’s final test before the season start – but it was a sunny day for Kimi Raikkonen.

9 Mar 2009: F1 – will Brawn GP be everyone’s new favourite team?

So, after more twists and turns than an episode of Alias, the team formerly known as Honda is now Brawn GP – a going concern with a car out on the test track at Barcelona today.

9 Mar 2009: F1: Barcelona testing report 09/03/2009

Jenson Button’s future as a Formula One driver got its biggest boost since the Honda crisis broke today as he took to the track in a newly-branded Brawn GP car and topped the standings for the morning session.

6 Mar 2009: Over the White Line: Black is the new black at the Beeb

You can tell that the F1 season is less than a month away, that a new broadcaster has the rights to screen it, and that other big, important things are afoot. Because the Beeb has turned its site black…

5 Mar 2009: F1: Jerez testing report 05/03/2009

A dramatic final day of Jerez testing saw the weather dominate proceedings once more with only BMW’s Nick Heidfeld venturing out for a full programme, and McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton crashing off the track.

4 Mar 2009: F1: Jerez testing report 04/03/2009

Fernando Alonso was the third driver to top the unofficial Jerez timesheets in the space of four days in another boost to the hopes of all F1 fans looking for a close-fought and exciting season.

3 Mar 2009: F1: Jerez testing report 03/03/2009

Timo Glock proved that he’s not just a wet-weather specialist after topping the unofficial Jerez timesheets for the second day running – and this time Ferrari was on the track.

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