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27 Oct 2007: F1: Ecclestone says ‘silly strategy’ cost Hamilton the title

Bernie Ecclestone, never one to mince his words, has made his pronouncement about Lewis Hamilton’s botched race at Interlagos – he thinks it was McLaren’s “silly” pitstop strategy that did the damage

24 Oct 2007: F1: Button acknowledges ‘the only way is up’ for Honda

Jenson Button says he’s a stronger man for the struggles he’s had with his pig of a Honda RA107 (also known as The Car That Cannot Win Sponsors) this year.

24 Oct 2007: F1: Lewis Hamilton wins gold star from BRDC

Lewis Hamilton might not be F1 world champion this year, but at least there’s a consolation prize on offer – in the form of a (literal) gold star from the British Racing Drivers’ Club. The boy wonder has been awarded the BRDC’s 2007 Gold Star award, handed over for his outstanding contribution to motorsport.

24 Oct 2007: F1: And then he said…

This is the story of two F1 teams, McLaren Mercedes and Scuderia Ferrari. These are the McLaren drivers, and these are from Ferrari, and this is F1 soap… keeping us all unreasonably entertained well into the off-season.

22 Oct 2007: F1: Hamilton distances himself from “cruel” appeal

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton wants to win the world championship on the race track, not in the appeal court, and says it would be “a bit cruel” if Raikkonen lost the title because of McLaren’s protest.

22 Oct 2007: F1 season finale: McLaren called upon to explain itself

McLaren should be explaining its actions in China and Brazil rather than trying to overturn the championship result, according to former team boss Eddie Jordan.

22 Oct 2007: F1 season finale: McLaren to appeal FIA decision

It’s not over until the fat lady sings… McLaren are appealing against a decision by the FIA to take no action over three cars that were found to be running with fuel temperature irregularities.

22 Oct 2007: F1 season finale: ‘As you were, chaps,’ say stewards

The prospect of the closest F1 season in memory ending in recriminations and derision disappeared this evening when race stewards in Brazil decided not to punish BMW and Williams for rule-breaking over fuel temperatures.

22 Oct 2007: F1 season finale: Fun all the way for Super Aguri

Perhaps it was because there was no championship for the team to fight for, but Super Aguri and Anthony Davidson seem to have enjoyed themselves rather a lot in Brazil.

21 Oct 2007: F1 season finale: Could ‘dodgy fuel’ hand title to Hamilton? And should it?

Just when you thought this crazy season was over, it just got stranger.

 
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