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26 Jun 2008: F1: Silverstone testing report – 25/06/08

McLaren’s Heikki Kovalainen and Toyota’s Jarno Trulli have topped the unofficial timesheet on the second day of Silverstone testing, in the face of an unusually subdued performance from Ferrari.

25 Jun 2008: Ticket touts told to stay away from Silverstone

Touts trying to pass off forged or stolen tickets at the gates of Silverstone have been targeted by Northamptonshire police as one of the biggest crime threats of the upcoming race weekend.

25 Jun 2008: F1: Silverstone testing report – 24/06/08

Ferrari’s Felipe Massa has followed up his serendipitous victory in the French Grand Prix by topping the timesheets in the first day of Silverstone testing – a circuit that has always played well to the Italian team’s strengths.

25 Jun 2008: F1: the 2009 race calendar is here

The FIA has released the provisional calendar for the 2009 Formula One racing season, a series that is set to include 19 races spanning five continents.

25 Jun 2008: F1: Brawn says ‘give Lewis a break’

Sometimes it seems like there’s nothing new under the sun – and the travails of a young driver with a blazing talent for racing are certainly not unfamiliar to Ross Brawn.

25 Jun 2008: Fantasy F1: Magny-Cours not the wipe-out we expected

So, how are we doing post-Magny-Cours in the McLaren Grand Prix League competition? Well, we were expecting a rough ride since the Ferraris were always going to be dominant and that particular outfit is not represented at all in our driver or team picks.

25 Jun 2008: How you can get race-day tickets to Silverstone for the British GP

Regretting the fact that race day at Silverstone is sold out for the British Grand Prix? That’s a great line from competition organisers but it’s also just spin.

23 Jun 2008: F1: French Grand Prix as it happened

We missed doing our usual live blog this week (much to our disgust) so here instead is a lap-by-lap breakdown of how the French Grand Prix developed – dodgy overtaking, flapping exhaust pipes, super-wide Toyotas and all.

23 Jun 2008: F1: French Grand Prix report and reaction

A win’s a win and they all count at the end of the season – but Felipe Massa knows very well that his victory in France and his lead in the championship came not through driving dominance but through his team-mate’s mechanical misfortunes.

22 Jun 2008: F1: Whitmarsh denies it’s McLaren against the world

Disturbing signs that the McLaren F1 team might be developing a siege mentality began to emerge after the French Grand Prix saw their drivers weighed down under an avalanche of penalties that effectively smothered their hopes.

 
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