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6 Nov 2009: Upside-down in a Reliant Robin – it’s Top Gear Live 2009

Top Gear Live, the stunt-filled live-action version of the BBC TV show, launched its 2009-10 tour at Earl’s Court on Bonfire Night. Title sponsors Shell V-Power invited Brits on Pole to the launch, so we scrambled roving reporter Scott McCarthy and sent him into action. Here’s his review.

5 Nov 2009: RoC: Ekstrom beats Schumacher to drivers’ title

Double DTM champion Mattias Ekstrom has taken his third Race of Champions title – by winning every single race he competed in then beating Michael Schumacher in the event’s final.

3 Nov 2009: RoC: Germany make it three straight wins in Beijing

You wouldn’t have wanted to bet against Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel going into this year’s Race of Champions and, sure enough, the pair have pulled off their third straight win in the Nations Cup in as many years.

25 Oct 2009: F3: Who’s racing in this year’s Macau Grand Prix

It’s less than a month to the Macau Grand Prix – an iconic motorsport event taking place in the far East that allows some of open-wheel racing’s most promising youngsters to strut their stuff.

24 Oct 2009: RoC: Coulthard to join Button and Priaulx in Beijing

David Coulthard will be back behind the wheel of a race car in November when he joins Formula One World Champion Jenson Button and three-time World Touring Car champion Andy Priaulx in Beijing for the Race of Champions.

24 Oct 2009: Five things you can do to support the British Grand Prix

What can you do to make it clear to decision-makers that you want to see a Formula One Grand Prix held in Britain in 2010? Here are a few ideas from us.

13 Oct 2009: Goodwood’s got some dates for your 2010 diary

Thinking of attending Goodwood’s Festival of Speed or its Revival Meeting in 2010? In that case, get your diaries out because the organisers have just released the provisional dates.

9 Oct 2009: 2009 McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver shortlist is announced

Who will it be this year? Is one young British hopeful on his way to a dream career in the top flight of motorsport?

2 Oct 2009: F1: Check here for latest news on the British Grand Prix

Finally, after months of highs and lows, near-breakthroughs and crushing disappointments, an end to the saga of the British Grand Prix is here. The Powers That Be at Silverstone have held a press conference and announced that they have secured a 17-year lease.

2 Oct 2009: F1: British Grand Prix developments liveblog November 19-December 3

This is the fifth part of our rolling coverage of the saga of where the 2010 British Grand Prix will be held – or if it will happen at all. It covers the period from November 9th to December 3rd.

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