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17 Apr 2009: F1: Chinese Grand Prix preview

Was it only six months ago that the Formula One roadshow arrived at Shanghai, with fans of both Ferrari and McLaren on the edge of their seats, wondering whether Felipe Massa or Lewis Hamilton would be able to decide the championship?

17 Apr 2009: F1: Button was offered Piquet’s Renault seat

Flavio Briatore has inadvertently revealed that he attempted to recruit Jenson Button to Renault for the 2009 season, presumably at the expense of the under-performing Nelson A Piquet.

17 Apr 2009: A1GP: Financial crisis stalls Team GBR

The company that runs A1GP’s Team GBR has gone into administration, forcing the series to put together a makeshift squad to run the car at Portimao last weekend.

16 Apr 2009: McLaren diversifies away from F1

McLaren is to move its focus away from Formula One racing and towards production cars, according to an announcement from the company this morning.

16 Apr 2009: F1: Diffuser decision is good news for Button

The aerodynamics that provide such a fundamental part of Jenson Button’s double race-winning car are legal, according to a decision by FIA stewards yesterday.

15 Apr 2009: A1GP: Penalties dent Irish title charge

Adam Carroll thought he’d fought back from a drive-through penalty to score a pair of second places for A1GP’s Team Ireland in Portugal at the weekend – only to lose one of them to a post-race steward’s decision.

15 Apr 2009: F1: Khan drives in Dubai but not in Portugal

Just when A1GP’s Team Pakistan seemed ready to race at last, its driver was in Dubai showcasing an F1 car that was shortly to be smashed up by a rally driver.

15 Apr 2009: A1GP: Team GBR in subdued Algarve performance

A1GP’s Team GBR managed to salvage four points from a troubled weekend at Portugal’s Portimao circuit despite putting out an announcement suggesting it had written off the remainder of the season.

12 Apr 2009: IRL: Dan Wheldon’s Silverstone dream

He may have spent so long in America that he prefers gridiron to soccer, but English Indycar racer Dan Wheldon still dreams of coming home to challenge his rivals around the famous straights and corners of Silverstone.

11 Apr 2009: F1: “I’m chuffed to bits,” says Jenson

Jenson Button’s second Grand Prix audio diary reveals how he won pole position in Malaysia despite a heavy cockpit control box slamming into his ankles every time he braked.

 
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