Archive for the ‘F1’ Category

17 Feb 2009: F1: Silverstone is going out in style

Silverstone will be sending the British Grand Prix off in style in its 60th year – the circuit has announced that, with four months still to go, the venue is on course for a capacity crowd.

17 Feb 2009: F1: Bahrain and Jerez testing reports 13/02/2008

Kimi Raikkonen put in a dominant performance in Bahrain to raise his Ferrari to the top of the unofficial timesheet after the weather-disrupted test there resumed. Meanwhile in Jerez Fernando Alonso got within two-tenths of a second of Lewis Hamilton’s McLaren.

17 Feb 2009: F1: Bahrain and Jerez testing reports 12/02/2008

Lewis Hamilton’s return to the test track saw him top the 2009 cars’ unofficial standings in Jerez on Thursday after only Sebastien Bourdais’ interim Toro Rosso was able to go faster. Meanwhile the three teams testing at Bahrain lamented a lost day.

13 Feb 2009: Over the white line: Footballers avoid the Hamilton treatment in Seville

In a news-packed week when Formula One and several other racing series began gearing up for the start of their new season, the main item to catch our eye was football-related. But bear with us.

11 Feb 2009: F1: Bahrain and Jerez testing reports 11/02/2008

The sand in Bahrain is mainly on the racetrack, it would appear, after a second day of testing at the Middle Eastern circuit was held up by a sandstorm.

11 Feb 2009: F1: Bahrain and Jerez testing reports 10/02/2008

Timo Glock put in a surprise fastest lap in Bahrain to put himself at the top of the unofficial timesheet ahead of Felipe Massa and Robert Kubica. Meanwhile, in Jerez, Sebastian Buemi continued his reign and Milton Keynes’ finest engineering was on display.

11 Feb 2009: F1: Questions grow over Donington’s finances

Concerns about the ability of Donington Park to stage the British Grand Prix in 2010 are growing exponentially this morning with indications that track owner Tom Wheatcroft may have lost faith in the company behind the bid.

10 Feb 2009: F1: Coulthard doubtful on Button’s future

David Coulthard believes Jenson Button could be facing the end of his F1 career if no buyer is found for the Honda Racing team.

10 Feb 2009: Why there will never be a Team Great Britain in F1

A new all-American team is slated to enter Formula One in 2010, featuring a car, drivers and engineering all based in that country. Brits on Pole asks: what does this mean for the series, for motorsport in general, and for British racing?

8 Feb 2009: F1: Former Donington partner sues for £150,000

Donington Park is being sued by a former partner in the business for reported damages of up to £150,000. Lee Gill, who left the circuit’s management in September, has filed court papers claiming he was dismissed from his post unfairly.

 
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