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9 Jun 2008: Fantasy F1: Kubica and Heidfeld give Brits on Pole huge points boost

Oh, yes! The recent off-a-cliff decline of the Brits on Pole McLaren Grand Prix League team has been dramatically reversed thanks to great performances by our drivers and teams in Montreal.

29 May 2008: Brits on Pole: the fightback begins

Time for us to admit what has happened to our team in round six of the McLaren Grand Prix League fantasy F1 competition. And, actually, things are looking up.

13 May 2008: F1: Our McLaren Grand Prix League freefall is now merely a slide

McLaren has done its sums, and the latest scores from round five of its Grand Prix League fantasy racing competition are now up on the site. The Brits on Pole team is delighted to announce that its trapdoor-like habit of dropping hundreds of places after every race is now a slide. A mere trickle, in fact.

6 May 2008: F1: how not to run a fantasy league team

It’s taken us a while to make this admission. But in the interests of full disclosure we have to report that taking advantage of the transfer window has done little to boost our McLaren Grand Prix League team.

25 Apr 2008: F1: in the last few hours of the transfer window…

Having got home from holiday and sat down to update the site, we were alarmed to learn we were in the last few hours of the transfer window for McLaren’s Grand Prix League fantasy F1 competition.

7 Apr 2008: F1: Brits on Pole – the Super Aguri of fantasy F1

This morning we awaken chastened to the harsh realities of life as F1 team principals. Our refusal to invest in Ferrari, our reliance on Lewis Hamilton and our backing of lots of promising-on-paper midfield drivers who largely ended in the gravel at Bahrain mean that we’re another 4,912 places adrift this morning in the McLaren Grand Prix League.

24 Mar 2008: Ouch! 7000-place fantasy league slump for BoP

Well, that didn’t go too well. Despite scoring almost as many points as in Australia, the Malaysian Grand Prix saw the Brits on Pole team plunge down the rankings in the McLaren Grand Prix League.

18 Mar 2008: F1: our Grand Prix League 2008 standings

Well, we promised that we’d tell you how we’re doing in McLaren’s Grand Prix League 2008 contest, and here we are. Team BritsOnPole pulled in 343 points from the Australian Grand Prix, placing us 1,390th out of 18,237 players.

4 Mar 2008: F1: play McLaren’s Grand Prix League 2008

McLaren’s annual fantasy Formula One competition is back – register a team and you could win prizes including a TAG Heuer watch and a VIP visit to the McLaren Technology Centre.

26 Oct 2007: GP2: Could you design Minardi’s new livery?

Fancy seeing your spiffing new racing car design streaking round some of the world’s most famous circuits? Then you need to enter the competition to come up with the new Minardi Piquet Sport livery.

 
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