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20 Nov 2008: F1: Donington ‘not getting involved’ with fans’ concerns

Does the Donington Park planning delay matter? Probably no, not much – but what matter an awful lot more are the attitudes revealed in these latest exchanges.

19 Nov 2008: F1: Barcelona test report 18/11/08

Red Bull is certainly giving its drivers wings at Barcelona this week – a Toro Rosso one-two on Monday has been followed by a complete shut-out of the top four timesheet slots on the second day of testing.

18 Nov 2008: F1: Barcelona test report 17/11/08

Is it that time already? The first winter testing session has kicked off in Barcelona with everyone from world rally champions to former GP2 frontrunners turning up to play on a cold but bright and sunny day.

18 Nov 2008: F1: It’s Brundle to the Beeb

F1 fans worrying that they might have to face the new season without the wit, insight and occasional dogged determination of Martin Brundle, fear not! He’ll be on the BBC – but hopefully without the damn grid walk…

18 Nov 2008: RoC: Hamilton to appear – but not compete

Lewis Hamilton has confirmed his appearance at December’s Race of Champions event at Wembley – but rather than take on the likes of Michael Schumacher, Sebastien Loeb and Matthias Ekstrom he’ll be going head to head with a man on a bike.

18 Nov 2008: Meet Sean Mills: a model F1 fan

To long-time F1 fan Sean Mills, making figures to add extra detail to his model cars was the start of something special – making collectable figurines, with Lewis Hamilton his latest project. Brits on Pole caught up with him by email.

13 Nov 2008: F1: Report says Donington planning decision delayed

The Evening Standard has reported that the Donington Park planning application will now not be settled before January 27.

13 Nov 2008: Five tips for fantasy F1 success in 2009

And so our year in McLaren’s Grand Prix League competition comes to an end. We had fun, did moderately well – and learned a few handy lessons for next year. Here they are.

7 Nov 2008: F1: Will Force India shake-up give di Resta his chance?

A major shake-up at Force India has seen the departure of its engine supplier, team principal and technical director – could the drivers be next? And, if so, will it be Paul di Resta who gets his F1 break?

7 Nov 2008: Bernie: Even Lewis can’t save British GP if Donington fails

Bernie Ecclestone has told British F1 fans that not even a home champion will be enough to save their grand prix in 2010 should Donington Park fail to meet its obligation to stage the event.

 
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