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7 Feb 2009: F1: What odds on Honda and Button racing in 2009?

So, what do the markets think of Honda’s and Jenson Button’s chances of being on the start line in Melbourne in a couple of months’ time?

7 Feb 2009: F1: Mosley reveals British GP watching brief

The FIA could step in to secure the future of the British Grand Prix if it runs into trouble in 2010, according to a recent statement from its president Max Mosley. The only thing is, it might choose not to interfere. And, if it did, Bernie Ecclestone might not listen.

6 Feb 2009: Over the white line: ITV F1 refuses to go quietly

This week we were pleased to find ourselves being followed on Twitter by ITV F1. This is not to claim we’ve had a rare experience, or that we are special little flowers. But it does make us glad to see that the team is refusing to go quietly.

3 Feb 2009: F1: Gascoyne contests Force India dismissal

Formula One design guru Mike Gascoyne has reportedly initiated legal action against his former employers Force India after leaving the team at the end of the 2008 season.

3 Feb 2009: F1: Teddy Mayer, founder of McLaren, dies

The racing world in Britain and America is mourning the loss of a major figure this week – Teddy Mayer, the man who co-founded McLaren and who took the team to an iconic F1 world championship and Indy 500 double.

3 Feb 2009: F1: Daily Mail gets right behind Jenson Button – not

Some of our readers may be aware that the mid-market British newspaper The Daily Mail often has an unfortunate tendency to view life’s glass as half-empty – most recently in regard to the career of one Jenson Button…

30 Jan 2009: Over the white line: a sign of the times for Bentley

What is the world coming to when you have to instruct your staff to run the Bentley on used chip fat?

29 Jan 2009: F1: Will Honda ask for a government bail-out?

Honda Racing is reportedly in talks with the government about securing a share of the £2.3 billion recently earmarked for bailing out the country’s beleagured car industry.

28 Jan 2009: F1: Adam Khan gets a break with Renault

The dwindling ranks of British Formula One drivers have just received a welcome boost from an unexpected direction after Renault signed A1GP’s Adam Khan in a demonstration role.

25 Jan 2009: F1: Ecclestone’s £14.5 million ensures Williams will start season

The spectre of just 16 cars lining up on the Melbourne grid at the start of the 2009 season has been averted – thanks to a £14.5 million payment made by Bernie Ecclestone to the Williams F1 team.

 
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