Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

19 Aug 2009: Paul Drayson: “I’m determined to go back, having done the 22hrs of Le Mans”

Most motorsport fans dream of going racing. But Paul Drayson, UK government minister, member of the House of Lords, father-of-five and pharmaceuticals multi-millionaire, has worked for the last six years to make that dream a reality. He spoke to Brits on Pole about his first Le Mans.

17 Aug 2009: Donington Park: no news before September

Donington Park has said that no details of the progress of its construction work and fundraising attempts are going to be released before September.

15 Aug 2009: F1: Silverstone sets British GP ultimatum

Silverstone has issued a British Grand Prix ultimatum to Bernie Ecclestone and Donington Park – it’s six weeks or bust if you want us to stage the 2010 race.

7 Aug 2009: New development scheme for young British racing talent

A new motorsports academy has been announced that seeks to back promising youngsters from the age of eight with the aim of finding the top-flight drivers of the future.

4 Aug 2009: F1: Button puts in personal best and raises £17k in London Triathlon

Jenson Button put in a superb performance in the weekend’s London Triathlon, recording a time that was a personal best and in the range of the elite athletes taking part, as well as raising £17,000 for his chosen charity.

3 Aug 2009: RoC: Jenson Button confirmed for China event

What will Jenson Button be doing on November 2 this year? Will he be celebrating a close-fought victory in the Formula One drivers’ championship? Or rueing the missed opportunities that cost him his first title?

20 Jul 2009: Damon Hill finally hits out at Ecclestone

In the whole saga of the future of the British Grand Prix Damon Hill, former F1 world champion and son of a F1 world champion, has been one of Silverstone’s greatest assets.

15 Jul 2009: Brits on Pole At Large: Goodwood Festival of Speed podcast

Wanting to experience the sights and sounds of the 2009 Goodwood Festival of Speed first-hand? In that case, welcome, you’ve come to the right place.

4 Jul 2009: 2009 Goodwood Festival of Speed photos

A sunny summer’s day, an English country estate, the roar of engines and the smell of oil, petrol, brake discs and bacon sarnies – what else can it be but the Goodwood Festival of Speed?

28 Jun 2009: Racing, live music, no mud – the perfect summer event?

Have you wondered in the last week or two whether it wouldn’t be rather a wonderful thing if two great summer events, the British Grand Prix and Glastonbury, could somehow be combined? If so, we might have just the thing for you.

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