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2 Dec 2008: RoC: Series-leading Carroll’s on his way to Wem-blay

A1GP series leader and former GP2 racer Adam Carroll is to appear at Wembley later this month as part of the Race of Champions’ inaugural Team Ireland.

28 Nov 2008: Take on your racing heroes at charity karting event

How would you fancy the chance to test your driving skills against the likes of Andy Priaulx, Adam Carroll, Tom Kristensen or Louise Goodman? The opportunity is yours for £300 if you sign up for a charity karting event taking place at this year’s Autosport International show.

28 Nov 2008: British GP: ‘We have the time and the money’

Construction of the new grand prix-worthy circuit at Donington Park is set to take nine months and has finance in place, according to the venue’s CEO Simon Gillett. He has also revealed that the circuit plans to deal with potential congestion problems on the race weekend by banning cars.

20 Nov 2008: F1: Donington ‘not getting involved’ with fans’ concerns

Does the Donington Park planning delay matter? Probably no, not much – but what matter an awful lot more are the attitudes revealed in these latest exchanges.

18 Nov 2008: Macau GP: Brits fail to prosper as Kunimoto grabs surprise win

Japanese driver Keisuke Kunimoto has taken a surprise victory in the Macau Grand Prix F3 event – the second year in a row that his Tom’s Team squad has won there. However, it was far from a classic year for the six British drivers taking part.

18 Nov 2008: RoC: Hamilton to appear – but not compete

Lewis Hamilton has confirmed his appearance at December’s Race of Champions event at Wembley – but rather than take on the likes of Michael Schumacher, Sebastien Loeb and Matthias Ekstrom he’ll be going head to head with a man on a bike.

13 Nov 2008: F1: Report says Donington planning decision delayed

The Evening Standard has reported that the Donington Park planning application will now not be settled before January 27.

7 Nov 2008: RoC: Could DC possibly get a turbo-charged Hamilton boost?

The story about Lewis Hamilton featuring at this year’s Race of Champions just refuses to go away – despite receiving absolutely no public encouragement whatsoever from the driver or his team.

2 Nov 2008: Palmer delays Snetterton work due to economic climate

Jonathan Palmer has put a proposed redevelopment of the Snetterton circuit on hold for up to a year because he says this is no time to be undertaking big construction projects. So, where does this leave Donington?

1 Nov 2008: RoC: Coulthard confirms his appearance

David Coulthard has, to no-one’s surprise whatsoever, confirmed that he will be putting in an appearance at the Race of Champions event at Wembley in December – in the intriguingly-named ‘Team F1 Racing Great Britain’.

 
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