Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

31 May 2009: Hamilton to demonstrate Senna’s McLaren at Goodwood

There are now less than five weeks to go until this year’s 2009 Festival of Speed, so if you’re thinking about going but haven’t got tickets, it’s definitely time to act.

30 May 2009: F1: Webber to set Donington lap record – on a bike?

Jenson Button’s reputation as Formula One’s most high-profile athlete is about to take a knock – with super-fit Aussie Mark Webber re-establishing himself on a Donington Park bike ride after recovering from a broken leg.

28 May 2009: Verstappen crashes Davidson’s Le Mans Aston 008

Just when Anthony Davidson has sorted himself out a decent drive… his co-driver Jos Verstappen takes the car for a test outing at Monza and sticks it in a wall. You couldn’t make it up, coud you?

21 May 2009: Le Mans: Davidson to compete for Aston in potential race-winner

At last something on the race track has come good for Anthony Davidson – the former F1 pilot and BBC radio commentator is to drive for Aston Martin in this year’s 24 hours of Le Mans in June.

18 May 2009: Could the BRDC sell Silverstone?

Claims that the Silverstone race circuit could be put up for sale in order to ease financial pressures on its owners have been made by a newspaper this weekend.

14 May 2009: How you can support Jenson Button’s London Triathlon bid

Jenson Button is asking his fans to support his London Triathlon bid in August and help him with funds and publicity for for his chosen charity.

6 May 2009: F1: Planners refuse to sink British GP

Planners have given Donington Park two months to collect the necessary signatures to finalise its planning permission for F1-standard upgrades after deciding they could not pre-judge the outcome of a court case.

3 May 2009: F1: Simon Gillett finally speaks on Donington debentures

Details of the debenture scheme designed to fund upgrades at the Donington Park circuit in time for the 2010 British Grand Prix have finally been made public – 10 months after the plan was first announced.

1 May 2009: A1GP: British race timetable

Looking to catch the events at Brands Hatch this weekend? Here’s the official timetable listing everything that is going on.

29 Apr 2009: F1: Mandelson leans on Ecclestone over British GP – and other stories

Here’s some further reading for those of you following the fate of the 2010 British Grand Prix – things have really been kicking off today under cover of the McLaren penalty. Is Bernie really now the race promoter…?

 
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