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12 Jun 2010: F1: Paffett says testers need more hands-on experience

Formula One’s test and reserve drivers need to get hands-on experience during race weekends if they are to be ready to step into a car when needed, according to one of the most experienced testers out there.

12 Jun 2010: Put your questions to the experts who fuel Ferrari’s F1 cars

Is there something you’ve always been dying to know about how Formula One is fuelled – the rules, science and technology that surround what the world’s most expensive race cars put in their tanks?

11 Jun 2010: F1: Spotlight on McLaren’s chief engineer

Ever wondered what occupies the thoughts of a Formula One team’s chief engineer immediately before a grand prix? Today McLaren has decided to give us an insight into this question.

11 Jun 2010: F1: Montreal practice sees close fight between top teams

Sebastian Vettel has re-written the script for this weekend by topping timesheets at the second Formula One practice session at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.

10 Jun 2010: F1: User guide to the Canadian Grand Prix 2010

Following the racing in Montreal this weekend? Here’s all you need to know.

10 Jun 2010: F1 Canadian Grand Prix preview: The return of the Wall of Champions

Last time Formula One visited Canada the track fell to bits, Lewis Hamilton had an embarrassing front-end shunt, Robert Kubica delivered an unlikely one-two for BMW and Martin Brundle opened his mouth and inserted both feet.

2 Jun 2010: A minute’s noise in Woking to remember Bruce McLaren

Usually, the anniversary of a death is marked with a minute’s silence – but when staff and management of the Formula One team that bears the name of Bruce McLaren gathered to remember his loss 40 years ago in a testing accident, quiet was not the order of the day.

2 Jun 2010: F1: Button is decorated following trip to the Palace

McLaren’s Jenson Button has swapped the rough-and-tumble of the Turkey racetrack for a chance to reflect on his achievements of the last year after visiting Buckingham Palace today to receive his MBE.

1 Jun 2010: Brits on Pole at large: Red-faced bulls and sunburnt fans

Brits on Pole’s roving news and feature writer Scott McCarthy was at Istanbul Park for the Turkish Grand Prix, where he grappled with dodgy bus drivers, over-priced cola and an invasion of Spanish fans dressed as matadors – not to mention seeing Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button duelling right under his nose. Here’s his review of the weekend.

1 Jun 2010: Brits on Pole at large: Flying high with Sam Bird

This weekend Brits on Pole reporter-at-large Scott McCarthy was in the stands at Istanbul Park. He also popped behind the scenes to the GP2 paddock to catch up with British racer Sam Bird. Here’s his report.

 
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