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16 Dec 2009: F1: Virgin’s birth shows new team is not so innocent

Virgin Racing launched its F1 effort this week, unveiling drivers, sponsors, innovative technical and managerial systems – and a pair of very sharp elbows.

16 Dec 2009: F1: Renault stays on grid – but Prodrive misses out

Renault’s Oxfordshire-based F1 team has announced it will be on the 2010 grid after selling “a large stake” to a Luxembourg-based investment firm.

15 Dec 2009: GP2: Chilton cruises into Ocean line-up

British F3 race-winner Max Chilton has bounced back from the disappointment of failing to secure a drive in the GP2 main series with his Barwa Addax team by signing for rival Ocean Racing Technology.

13 Dec 2009: F2: Dean Smith impresses on testing debut

Dean Smith carried the momentum of his McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver Award victory forward into Formula Two testing in Portimao, topping two of the six sessions and finishing third-fastest overall.

13 Dec 2009: Button and Soucek make room on the sideboard for new silverware

It’s the time of year when the season’s most successful teams and drivers are making room in the trophy cabinet – and some of 2009’s more significant silverware was handed over on Friday evening.

13 Dec 2009: Indy Lights: Mann bags top drive for 2010

Pippa Mann’s gamble of basing herself in Indianapolis over the winter has paid off after she landed herself one of the plum seats for next year’s Indy Lights campaign.

13 Dec 2009: F1: Brawn GP team swaps cars for bikes

Members of Brawn GP squad have been proving that they are not just winners on tarmac, but can take on Britain’s finest on the cycle track too.

10 Dec 2009: F2: Field strengthens as drivers follow Soucek’s lead

Formula Two’s second winter test kicks off tomorrow in Portimão with McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver award winner Dean Smith, Atlantic Championship runner-up Jonathan Summerton and ex-Formula Renault UK champion Duncan Tappy among the drivers taking part.

10 Dec 2009: GP2: Perez proves an obstacle to Chilton ambitions

The likelihood of Max Chilton making the leap from GP2 Asia to the main series with his Barwa Addax team is vanishing after it unveiled a driver pairing for 2010 that did not include him.

9 Dec 2009: F1: Silverstone experiencing record ticket sales

At bloody last. Silverstone’s Monday morning announcement that it had secured a contract to host the British Grand Prix for the next 10 years has uncorked a mass of fans desperate to finally book their race tickets.

 
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