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1 Aug 2011: Brits on Pole at large: Having lots of lovely weather at the Hungaroring

Brits on Pole’s roving reporter Scott McCarthy was at the Hungarian Grand Prix to witness first-hand a thrilling contest and Jenson Button’s victory in his 200th Formula One race. Here’s his fan’s-eye report.

1 Aug 2011: GP2: Focusing on the future with Sam Bird

Brits on Pole’s roving correspondent Scott McCarthy last spoke to Sam Bird about a year ago at the Turkish Grand Prix. Since then, the GP2 front-runner has shown impressive speed and overtaking – followed by an overdose of bad luck in more recent races. They met again at the Hungaroring to catch up and to discuss the future.

24 Jul 2011: F1: Lewis Hamilton’s German Grand Prix victory in photos

Lewis Hamilton triumphed in an absorbing three-way battle against Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber to take a German Grand Prix victory that seemed unlikely before the weekend begun.

24 Jul 2011: F2: Victory for Jack Clarke at Brands Hatch

Jack Clarke’s gradual transformation into a Formula Two front-runner took a major step forward at Brands Hatch this weekend as he won the first of the two races, then grabbed a podium in the second.

24 Jul 2011: GP2 and GP3: The next generation

They’re the rising stars of British single-seater racing, each ambitious to take their place on the F1 grid, and in the run-up to the British Grand Prix weekend they put aside their rivalries to pose for this Pirelli publicity photo.

28 May 2011: Field wide open for the centennial Indianapolis 500

Forget the Monaco Grand Prix – the biggest event in motorsport for the whole of 2011 takes place this weekend with the centennial running of the Indianapolis 500.

17 May 2011: Jon Lancaster joins F2 grid with aim of winning championship

Jon Lancaster made his F2 debut at the Magny-Cours event this weekend, joining the series for its second round, and clocking a pair of top-ten finishes.

17 May 2011: Superleague: Dolby announced for 2011 season

Craig Dolby is now officially set to be back behind the wheel in Superleague Formula for the 2011 season after the football-themed series announced the first names in its driver line-up.

9 May 2011: F1: Vettel cruises as Hamilton and Button flounder

Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button put on a show for the fans in Turkey, but when they finished squabbling for position they were back they started and Sebastian Vettel was the unchallenged winner.

8 May 2011: GP2: Bird takes the fight to Grosjean in thrilling opening weekend

Pre-season title favourite Romain Grosjean came away from Turkey as the GP2 championship leader – but only by the narrowest of margins as Sam Bird fought him all the way.

 
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