Posts Tagged ‘Silverstone’

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?

18 Jun 2009: F1: Fan gets ahead of the pack with Jenson Button

One lucky fan of Jenson Button has a very good chance of seeing his unique helmet design leading the pack at this weekend’s British Grand Prix.

17 Jun 2009: F1: User guide to the British Grand Prix

Following the racing this weekend? Here’s all you need to know.

17 Jun 2009: F1: Drivers and teams back Silverstone and British GP

Last year’s British Grand Prix was overshadowed by a cheap publicity stunt of Bernie Ecclestone’s. This year it is set to be overshadowed by an almighty spat between promotor, regulator and competitors that could consign top-flight open-wheel racing to the wilderness for the next decade, as a similar row did in the US. Is it just us, or are you getting a bit sick of this sort of thing too?

17 Jun 2009: F1: Our manifesto for the British Grand Prix

It’s the British Grand Prix. Brits on Pole’s biggest weekend of the year. A chance for Lewis and Jense to race in front of their home crowds – and, very likely, for the latter to take another decisive step towards securing a fairytale drivers’ title. So why can’t we get more excited?

15 Jun 2009: F1: Hamilton gets his revenge on Fleet Street

Would you get in a performance car with a man that you’d dubbed ‘Liar Lewis,’ ‘Houdini’ for his sanction avoidance – or even ‘a quitter’? Well, all credit to some of Fleet Street’s finest, they did just that, on a wet day at Silverstone recently.

11 Jun 2009: Lewis: my car will struggle at high-speed Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton has said that he expects his McLaren to struggle on the high-speed Silverstone circuit next weekend – but promised that he will do his best to put on a show for his British fans.

11 Jun 2009: F1: Damon Hill looks to IRL for breakaway warnings

Former Formula One World Champion Damon Hill has warned that F1 should only stage a breakaway series if it wants to go through the same trials and tribulations that split American open-wheel racing apart for years and handed dominance to its rival NASCAR.

5 Jun 2009: British Grand Prix weather forecast – hot, dry, maybe thundery

We’re still too far away from the British Grand Prix for proper, detailed weather forecasts, but the early signs are pretty good – so long as Silverstone can dodge the bullet of scattered heavy rain or thunderstorms.

18 May 2009: Could the BRDC sell Silverstone?

Claims that the Silverstone race circuit could be put up for sale in order to ease financial pressures on its owners have been made by a newspaper this weekend.

 
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