Archive for the ‘Competitions’ Category

9 Oct 2008: BRDC Young Driver Award 2008: the contenders

The shortlist for the McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year has been revealed. And, since any one of the five drivers on it could one day be regulars on this site, we thought we’d better take a look at them in a bit more detail.

4 Oct 2008: BRDC Young Driver Award 2008: the shortlist

It’s that time of year again – the point at which six young British hopefuls get shortlisted for the McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award.

4 Oct 2008: Fantasy F1: Bring us oxygen, the air’s too thin up here

Good results for Team BritsOnPole following the delayed Belgium and the Singapore updates…

18 Sep 2008: Fantasy F1: we’re all in limbo following Belgium

We’d like to bring you an update on the Brits on Pole team’s recent performance in McLaren’s Grand Prix League 2008 fantasy F1 competition – but there’s a slight hitch.

2 Sep 2008: Fantasy F1: it’s all looking a bit less embarrassing

We’ve been a bit lax recently in sticking with our promise to report our progress in the McLaren Grand Prix League fantasy F1 competition – in fact, we haven’t updated since Germany. So here’s a quick post about what’s happened in the last two races.

24 Jul 2008: Fantasy F1: Team BritsOnPole is on the climb

Logging into our McLaren Grand Prix League 2008 team account has been a bit less of a chore recently since our season took a welcome turn for the better round about the British Grand Prix. Much like Lewis Hamilton’s, really.

9 Jul 2008: Fantasy F1: Hurrah for Hamilton and Heidfeld

Our McLaren Grand Prix League team has been spared humiliation in the British leg of the competition thanks to the good offices of Lewis Hamilton and Nick Heidfeld – something that we’d like to thank them both for.

5 Jul 2008: F1: Fan helps Jenson fly the flag at Silverstone

More than 7000 fans of Jenson Button submitted entries in a competition on his website to design a helmet for him to wear at the British Grand Prix.

25 Jun 2008: Fantasy F1: Magny-Cours not the wipe-out we expected

So, how are we doing post-Magny-Cours in the McLaren Grand Prix League competition? Well, we were expecting a rough ride since the Ferraris were always going to be dominant and that particular outfit is not represented at all in our driver or team picks.

20 Jun 2008: F1: meet The Stig!

Fancy riding shotgun with Top Gear’s The Stig in a two-seater Grand Prix race car? Yes, us too. Even though there probably won’t be too many opportunities to interrogate him about his identity.

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