Posts Tagged ‘British Grand Prix’

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.

28 Jun 2009: Donington Park planning permission is signed off

Donington Park has finalised its planning permission after the process was thrown into doubt following a legal challenge for unpaid rent by the circuit owners.

21 Jun 2009: F1: Vettel begins fightback with crushing win

Sebastian Vettel poured a bucket of cold water over the feverish excitement at Silverstone by turning the British Grand Prix into a demonstration drive as Red Bull Racing scored their second 1-2 finish of the year.

21 Jun 2009: GP2: Barwa Addax hangs on through turbulent weekend

The Barwa Addax team has maintained its GP2 championship one-two through a turbulent weekend at Silverstone despite failing to score a podium in either race.

21 Jun 2009: F1: British Grand Prix liveblog

The grandstands are fast filling up at Silverstone for what could be any or none of the following: the last F1 race at Silverstone; the last British Grand Prix; the last race under the Formula One banner. But the fans don’t care – they’ve come to watch the racing.

21 Jun 2009: Opinion: Bernie’s British Grand Prix climbdown is a trap

F1 rights holder Bernie Ecclestone went on live television from the British Grand Prix paddock on Saturday and said the words that a nation’s motorsport fans desperately wanted to hear: there will be a race in 2010, and it could be at Silverstone. So what was the catch?

20 Jun 2009: F1: In the Silverstone pitlane with Shell and Ferrari

They’re the people you don’t usually see – the scientists and engineers whose expertise and hard work behind the scenes make reality out of Formula One’s proud boast to represent the cutting edge of motorsport. Hear them in their own words.

20 Jun 2009: F1: Button undone as Vettel takes Silverstone pole

Sebastian Vettel took pole for the British Grand Prix ahead of Rubens Barrichello, as the battle between Brawn GP and Red Bull for supremacy showed signs of starting to swing away from the championship-leading newcomers.

20 Jun 2009: F1: Webber and Vettel fly on Red Bull wings

Red Bull served notice that they plan to spoil Jenson Button’s fairy tale return to Silverstone by dominating both Friday practice sessions for the British Grand Prix.

20 Jun 2009: Silverstone, the morning after the night before

It was quiet in the Ferrari garage – first practice was over, second was some way off, and team members were buried deep in their motorhome offices and meeting rooms, planning who-knows-what technical wizardry. For a team supposedly engaged in tearing Formula One asunder, there was very little evidence of turmoil.

 
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