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7 Nov 2008: RoC: Could DC possibly get a turbo-charged Hamilton boost?

The story about Lewis Hamilton featuring at this year’s Race of Champions just refuses to go away – despite receiving absolutely no public encouragement whatsoever from the driver or his team.

7 Nov 2008: Hamilton: “British fans’ support helps me discount racists”

Lewis Hamilton, 2008 F1 world champion, has said he doesn’t find racist abuse aimed at him funny in the least – but he has thanked his UK fans for supporting him through such negativity.

7 Nov 2008: F1: Honda believes Button “could challenge Hamilton”

Jenson Button has won a ringing endorsement from his Honda team’s management, which reckons he could take on Lewis Hamilton with the right equipment. But they are not yet certain enough to give him a 2009 contract, it would appear…

6 Nov 2008: F1: Did you record the race – and can you help?

One of our readers was desperate to record the Brazilian Grand Prix – but fell victim to acute DVD malfunction. Can anyone out there help?

3 Nov 2008: F1: Thanks to ITV for keeping us entertained

We’ve all moaned and complained, cursed the ad breaks and laughed uproariously at the unintended bloopers. But the Brits on Pole team has thoroughly enjoyed the last 12 years of Formula One coverage from ITV – and we’d like to say thank you.

3 Nov 2008: Opinion: Dramatic championship climax showcases best and worst of F1

Felipe Massa won the Brazilian Grand Prix and Lewis Hamilton the drivers’ championship on a day full of sporting drama – but a day, also, where the bigots, the gloaters and the conspiracy theorists were out in force.

2 Nov 2008: F1: Coulthard takes positives despite ‘gutting’ end to career

David Coulthard’s Formula One career ended on the first corner at Interlagos when he found himself buffeted by the two cars of his former boss Sir Frank Williams.

2 Nov 2008: F1: Hamilton grabs championship at the last gasp

Lewis Hamilton broke the hearts of 80,000 Brazilians at Interlagos by sneaking the Formula One world championship in the last few yards of the season’s final lap while Ferrari were already celebrating for Felipe Massa.

2 Nov 2008: F1: Brazilian Grand Prix in six words

Well, that was squeaky-bum time for every Lewis Hamilton and McLaren fan in the country. But, now our powers of communication are restored, here are our six-word summaries of what happened for race, drivers and teams.

2 Nov 2008: F1: Brazilian Grand Prix live blog

It’s now almost eight months since Lewis Hamilton cruised to unruffled victory and Felipe Massa ended up by the side of the road in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix – now the pair face off in Brazil to decide the championship.

 
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