Posts Tagged ‘Formula One’

10 Dec 2008: Allen on Button: “Timing couldn’t have been worse”

Yesterday James Allen, writing on his blog, asked a very pertinent question: does Jenson Button have a future in Formula One? It’s something we’d all like to know the answer to – but Allen’s got a slightly more informed view than the rest of us about how Button is viewed in the paddock and what his real chances are.

10 Dec 2008: F1: Jerez test report 9/12/08

The first full day of Jerez testing was like a flashback to November and Barcelona for Toro Rosso drivers Sebastien Buemi and Sebastien Bourdais after the duo comfortably topped the unofficial timesheets.

5 Dec 2008: F1: Honda is gone, but Fry and Brawn will fight on

Japanese car giant Honda confirmed its withdrawal from Formula One this morning, becoming the first in what could turn into a chain of falling dominoes that would change the face of the sport.

5 Dec 2008: Over the white line: humble pie and Rocket Red

This week the most exciting thing to happen was the long-awaited appearance of a coveted McLaren rocket red victory shirt through the letterbox of Brits on Pole Global HQ – and, gosh, it is red.

4 Dec 2008: F1: Jenson Button’s drive about to disappear

Word is tonight that Honda is on the verge of announcing its complete withdrawal from F1 – what terrible, heinous, unforgiveable sins did Jenson Button commit in a previous life that mean nothing seems to go right for him?

2 Dec 2008: F1: How McLaren is tackling the 2009 rule changes

Holding onto a world title is no mean feat at the best of times – but what is McLaren planning to do in the face of what it describes as the most comprehensive shake-up of regulations in the history of the sport?

28 Nov 2008: Over the white line: Drivers to be confined to ping-pong

Compound fractures, gold medals and the hitherto completely unsuspected fluffy side of Dietrich ‘Didi’ Mateschitz. Read on for the best of the week’s F1 and motorsport news…

28 Nov 2008: F1: Jense is indispensable in Japan

Jenson Button’s gone down a storm at an event in Japan designed to say thank you to Honda’s loyal motorsport fans for their support during 2008.

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.

24 Nov 2008: F1: Coulthard, Brundle, Kravitz… and Eddie Jordan too

The BBC has finally got around to confirming what we all knew already – that David Coulthard and Martin Brundle will make up the crux of its next year’s F1 team.

 
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