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13 Dec 2009: Button and Soucek make room on the sideboard for new silverware

It’s the time of year when the season’s most successful teams and drivers are making room in the trophy cabinet – and some of 2009’s more significant silverware was handed over on Friday evening.

9 Dec 2009: F1: Silverstone experiencing record ticket sales

At bloody last. Silverstone’s Monday morning announcement that it had secured a contract to host the British Grand Prix for the next 10 years has uncorked a mass of fans desperate to finally book their race tickets.

8 Dec 2009: Franchitti, Button and Brawn win recognition at BRDC awards

At a time of year when Jenson Button is sweeping all before him, Dario Franchitti’s achievement in winning a second US IndyCar championship has been recognised by the British Racing Drivers’ Club.

7 Dec 2009: F1: Silverstone wins 17-year British Grand Prix contract

Silverstone has agreed a new contract to host the British Grand Prix from 2010, ensuring the future of Formula One in the UK for at least a decade – and tickets are already on sale.

7 Dec 2009: Dean Smith wins Young Driver award as Moore and Button also triumph

A parade of British champions were honoured at the Autosport Awards tonight, with 15-year-old Ginetta Juniors victor Sarah Moore kicking off the evening by being named Club Driver of the Year.

4 Dec 2009: Coulthard: BRDC award is still as important as ever

The first-ever winner of the McLaren Autosport BRDC young driver award has been reflecting on its 20 years of promoting British talent.

30 Nov 2009: British drivers line up for David Brabham’s Celebrity Karting Challenge

A karting fundraiser due to be held in January is shaping up into a who’s who of UK motorsport with drivers including Anthony Davidson, Allan McNish, Paul di Resta, Oliver Turvey and Adam Christodoulou.

25 Nov 2009: F1: MPs say a Silverstone race is ‘vital’

The British Grand Prix should remain at Silverstone in order to secure the future well-being of the British motorsport industry, according to a group of MPs.

16 Nov 2009: Your last chance to grab a SPOTY ticket

Will Jenson Button be in the running for this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year? Here’s your chance to find out in person.

10 Nov 2009: BARC Winter Series: Blomqvist Jr makes his mark at Rockingham

The Rockingham Motor Speedway in Northamptonshire offered racing fans their last fix of the 2009 season on Saturday by hosting the final event in the BARC Winter Series.

 
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