Posts Tagged ‘Silverstone’

13 May 2009: Opinion: Now Ecclestone threatens no British GP in 2010

It looks like the fears of everyone who believes this year’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone could be the last for a while are a step closer to being realised.

4 May 2009: F1: Is British GP protected by the Concorde Agreement?

The possibility of crucial protection for the British Grand Prix and four other classic European races to remain on F1’s calendar has emerged – courtesy of an unnamed team principal.

3 May 2009: F3: Ricciardo extends his series lead at Silverstone

Australia’s Daniel Ricciardo has extended his lead at the top of the British F3 International drivers’ points table this weekend – but he has no less than three Brits hot on his tail.

29 Apr 2009: F1: Mandelson leans on Ecclestone over British GP – and other stories

Here’s some further reading for those of you following the fate of the 2010 British Grand Prix – things have really been kicking off today under cover of the McLaren penalty. Is Bernie really now the race promoter…?

28 Apr 2009: F1: Silverstone redeemed from ninth circle of hell

So, the signs are that, despite all his erstwhile fulminations against Silverstone, Bernie Ecclestone is beginning to soften very, very slightly towards the idea of future grands prix there.

25 Apr 2009: Donington’s planning permission could be revoked

The Donington situation gets more complicated by the day – but councillors are now threatening to revoke the circuit’s planning permission over unsigned documents. At least the BTCC is still slated to turn up…

25 Apr 2009: Opinion: why there’s more to racing than marble and gold taps

Anyone watching qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix was advised to do so on an empty stomach – or risk extreme nausea from all the hype about the facilities and the hero-worship of the region’s money.

12 Apr 2009: IRL: Dan Wheldon’s Silverstone dream

He may have spent so long in America that he prefers gridiron to soccer, but English Indycar racer Dan Wheldon still dreams of coming home to challenge his rivals around the famous straights and corners of Silverstone.

16 Mar 2009: Silverstone Half Marathon: Up the Hanger Straight on foot

Silverstone played host to a different sort of racing line-up on Sunday as more than 8000 runners pounded around the historic circuit. Brits on Pole contributor Scott McCarthy was among them – and he did rather well…

14 Mar 2009: F1: Is British GP safe even if Donington does deliver?

Bernie Ecclestone has appeared to cast doubt over the future of the British Grand Prix even if Donington Park delivers on its promise to have a F1-worthy track ready by next summer.

 
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