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28 Jun 2009: Donington Park planning permission is signed off

Donington Park has finalised its planning permission after the process was thrown into doubt following a legal challenge for unpaid rent by the circuit owners.

26 Jun 2009: F1: Lewis Hamilton calls for Goodwood volunteers

Fancy helping Lewis Hamilton raise money for disadvantaged children at the Goodwood Festival of Speed next weekend – and getting free entry to the event while you do so? Read on…

21 Jun 2009: F1: British Grand Prix liveblog

The grandstands are fast filling up at Silverstone for what could be any or none of the following: the last F1 race at Silverstone; the last British Grand Prix; the last race under the Formula One banner. But the fans don’t care – they’ve come to watch the racing.

17 Jun 2009: F1: User guide to the British Grand Prix

Following the racing this weekend? Here’s all you need to know.

17 Jun 2009: F1: Drivers and teams back Silverstone and British GP

Last year’s British Grand Prix was overshadowed by a cheap publicity stunt of Bernie Ecclestone’s. This year it is set to be overshadowed by an almighty spat between promotor, regulator and competitors that could consign top-flight open-wheel racing to the wilderness for the next decade, as a similar row did in the US. Is it just us, or are you getting a bit sick of this sort of thing too?

17 Jun 2009: F1: Our manifesto for the British Grand Prix

It’s the British Grand Prix. Brits on Pole’s biggest weekend of the year. A chance for Lewis and Jense to race in front of their home crowds – and, very likely, for the latter to take another decisive step towards securing a fairytale drivers’ title. So why can’t we get more excited?

15 Jun 2009: Peugeot score Le Mans one-two as Aston’s hopes are dashed

Peugeot has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans at its third attempt with its current car, breaking the recent dominance of its major rival Audi and dashing the hopes of Britain’s Aston Martin team.

11 Jun 2009: Le Mans: which British drivers are taking part?

Brits at Le Mans. There are a lot of them. Who might you think about cheering on? Here’s our handy guide.

5 Jun 2009: Breaking news: Donington Park court case settled

The court case between Donington Park promoter Simon Gillett and circuit owner Tom Wheatcroft has been settled just days before it was due to be heard, according to a statement on the circuit’s website.

4 Jun 2009: Goodwood Festival of Speed in pictures

Those nice people at the Goodwood Festival of Speed have given us access to some pictures of last year’s event, to give a taste of what to expect from this year.

 
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