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2 Mar 2009: F1: Jerez testing report 02/03/2009

Timo Glock topped the unofficial timesheet for Toyota on the second day of Jerez testing despite cold weather heavy rain that disrupted every team’s programme, causing Ferrari to abandon running altogether.

1 Mar 2009: F1: Jerez testing report 01/03/2009

The Red Bull team showed that it intends to be a serious player this season after its new signing Sebastian Vettel topped the unofficial timesheets during the first day of Jerez testing.

28 Feb 2009: Over the white line: a rally car named desire

Want to know what the world’s most desirable car is? Well, you’ve come to the wrong place, mate. It’s a question we can’t answer. Or maybe we can…

24 Feb 2009: F1: Davidson switches to BBC commentary role

Former Honda and Super Aguri driver Anthony Davidson is to move into a full-time commentary role for 2009, according to an announcement made today.

24 Feb 2009: F1: Hot in-car action from the BBC

F1 fans can look forward to in-car cameras, the option to view split-screen coverage and the ability to screen out annoying commentary when the season starts in March this year.

23 Feb 2009: F1: Honda claims ‘no serious buyer’ for team

Jenson Button’s hopes of lining up on the Melbourne grid have taken a possibly fatal blow this morning following fresh doubts over the saleability of his team.

22 Feb 2009: Over the white line: Ronaldo’s most expensive corner ever

Evidence has appeared in the Brits on Pole inbox this week that money is truly not proof against life’s ills – although we will admit that it probably has quite an insulating effect.

19 Feb 2009: F1: Honda, Button, Virgin? Keep the champagne on ice

Honda F1 has confirmed that Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is among the companies it has spoken to about a possible takeover – where does that leave Jenson Button?

17 Feb 2009: F1: Renault facing job cuts

Renault F1’s Oxfordshire-based workers are facing job cuts after the team revealed that it is consulting with staff about losing up to 60 test team and aerodynamics jobs.

17 Feb 2009: F1: Adrian Newey to quit?

One of the biggest names in British motorsport engineering is considering his future in the light of the latest regulations changes to hit Formula One because the sport is losing its challenge.

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