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25 Jan 2009: F1: Portimao testing report 22/01/2009

And the big news from Thursday’s F1 test session in Portugal is… that there’s nothing to report after a day when the weather was the only player in town.

24 Jan 2009: F1: Portimao testing report 21/01/2009

Damp conditions on Portugal’s Algarve saw a subdued start to Lewis Hamilton’s 2009 campaign as he took the wheel of the McLaren MP4-24 on his first public outing with the car.

24 Jan 2009: F1: Portimao testing report 20/01/2009

It was close to being ‘as you were’ on day two of the inaugural 2009 test at the Portimao circuit as Sebastien Buemi topped the timesheet again. Only the kind of weather that would raise eyebrows in Britain, never mind on The Algarve, introduced a note of drama.

23 Jan 2009: Over the white line: Ben Collins is still The Stig…

What we’d really like to know is, if Ben Collins (aka The Stig) was a stunt driver on recent Bond film A Quantum of Solace, how many Aston Martins does he have on his conscience?

22 Jan 2009: A1GP: ‘Speedy’ Dan rides again

Talented but erratic ex-Champ Car racer Dan Clarke has been given the nod to represent A1GP’s Team GBR in New Zealand this weekend, standing in for Danny Watts who is at home with his partner and their newborn son.

22 Jan 2009: F1: Portimao testing report 19/01/2008

Toro Rosso’s Sebastien Buemi, one of the newest drivers on the F1 grid, brought his timesheet-topping habits into the new year as he continued to make a splash in winter testing.

21 Jan 2009: IRL: Conway lands IndyCar drive for 2009

Former GP2 racewinner and British F3 champ Mike Conway has been confirmed with IndyCar Racing League team Dreyer & Reinbold for the 2009 season.

19 Jan 2009: F1: Dennis says FOTA – and proper research – crucial to sport’s future

Co-operation between all the teams on the F1 grid, whether front-runners or back-markers, privateers or manufacturer-backed, will be the only way to secure the support’s survival, according to Ron Dennis.

19 Jan 2009: A1GP: Could Brands Hatch lose season finale?

Terrible news about A1GP for British fans – Brands Hatch might be in the frame to lose its status as the host of the season finale, a privilege it has enjoyed for the last two years. The May 1 event would still be slated to take place there – it just wouldn’t occupy the end-of-season slot any more if speculation kicked off by the FIA is on the mark.

19 Jan 2009: F1: Is this the 2009 championship-winning car?

The world of F1 got its first, long-awaited look at the car that’s a leading contender for the 2009 World Championship on Friday – the McLaren MP4-24 with Lewis Hamilton’s number one on the nose.

 
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