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10 Feb 2009: F1: Coulthard doubtful on Button’s future

David Coulthard believes Jenson Button could be facing the end of his F1 career if no buyer is found for the Honda Racing team.

10 Feb 2009: Why there will never be a Team Great Britain in F1

A new all-American team is slated to enter Formula One in 2010, featuring a car, drivers and engineering all based in that country. Brits on Pole asks: what does this mean for the series, for motorsport in general, and for British racing?

8 Feb 2009: F1: Former Donington partner sues for £150,000

Donington Park is being sued by a former partner in the business for reported damages of up to £150,000. Lee Gill, who left the circuit’s management in September, has filed court papers claiming he was dismissed from his post unfairly.

7 Feb 2009: F3: Turvey takes things slowly with WSR drive

Oliver Turvey is set to race in next year’s World Series by Renault championship after talk of challenging for the GP2 title failed to translate into a drive.

7 Feb 2009: F1: What odds on Honda and Button racing in 2009?

So, what do the markets think of Honda’s and Jenson Button’s chances of being on the start line in Melbourne in a couple of months’ time?

7 Feb 2009: F1: Mosley reveals British GP watching brief

The FIA could step in to secure the future of the British Grand Prix if it runs into trouble in 2010, according to a recent statement from its president Max Mosley. The only thing is, it might choose not to interfere. And, if it did, Bernie Ecclestone might not listen.

7 Feb 2009: IRL: Wilson’s loss could be pay driver Duno’s gain

Imagine that Heikki Kovalainen has just lost his McLaren seat for 2009, not in favour of some talented young driver like Rosberg or Vettel, but to make way for Yuji Ide on the promise of a hefty cheque. You’d be outraged, right?

6 Feb 2009: Over the white line: ITV F1 refuses to go quietly

This week we were pleased to find ourselves being followed on Twitter by ITV F1. This is not to claim we’ve had a rare experience, or that we are special little flowers. But it does make us glad to see that the team is refusing to go quietly.

3 Feb 2009: F1: Gascoyne contests Force India dismissal

Formula One design guru Mike Gascoyne has reportedly initiated legal action against his former employers Force India after leaving the team at the end of the 2008 season.

3 Feb 2009: F1: Teddy Mayer, founder of McLaren, dies

The racing world in Britain and America is mourning the loss of a major figure this week – Teddy Mayer, the man who co-founded McLaren and who took the team to an iconic F1 world championship and Indy 500 double.

 
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