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22 Jun 2008: F1: French Grand Prix in six words

Raikkonen’s mechanical woes and Trulli’s desperate defending meant that what might have been a processional race retained interest to the end. Here are our six word summaries of how all the drivers and teams performed.

22 Jun 2008: F1: Victory for Massa in France

Felipe Massa won the French Grand Prix and moves into the championship lead after a broken exhaust pipe half-way through the race derailed what seemed like a certain Kimi Raikkonen victory.

21 Jun 2008: F1: Disappointed Hamilton makes best of French qualifying

Lewis Hamilton will start the French Grand Prix from 13th place – the best position available in the face of Ferrari domination and the 10-place penalty imposed for his Canada pitlane error, but still a disappointment to him.

20 Jun 2008: F1: when to catch the French Grand Prix in the UK

Wondering what time to get yourself in front of the telly or radio for the latest round in the F1 championship? Here are the broadcast times for the stations covering the French Grand Prix in the UK.

20 Jun 2008: F1: French Grand Prix preview

Everything points to the French Grand Prix being Ferrari’s race this weekend. Kimi Raikkonen must make an impression on the drivers’ championship soon if he intends to keep his world title, and the blazing form shown by team-mate Felipe Massa is giving him a proper run for his money.

17 Jun 2008: F1: will Jenson Button be seeking a new drive in 2009?

Every year in F1 it’s a toss-up exactly how early speculation about the drivers’ market will get going. And this year, with several factors making things much more lively and unpredictable than in 2007, it’s happening very early indeed.

17 Jun 2008: F1: costs of sport are accelerating as focus changes

The costs of hosting a F1 grand prix race have grown from $11.3 million to $19.3 million in the last five years, according to an annual data report which checks out the health of the sport’s finances.

17 Jun 2008: F1: Mercedes go back to the future at French GP

McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen are due to celebrate 100 years of Mercedes race heritage at the French Grand Prix with demonstration laps in a 1908 race car.

16 Jun 2008: F1: Ecclestone stirs breakaway rumours in time for Magny Cours

Just when you thought it was safe to start reading French Grand Prix previews… along comes the formerly tight-lipped Bernie Ecclestone, now positively garrulous on the subject of a split from the FIA.

16 Jun 2008: F1: Barcelona testing report – June 14

Renault’s ailing Nelson A Piquet has shown what a dose of confidence could do for his performance after clocking the fastest time of the recent Barcelona testing stint and ending a dominant Ferrari run.

 
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