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Montreal hotels offer tax rise to save GP "Montreal is desperately trying to save its Grand Prix in 2009. Part of a new deal on offer is the suggestion of local hotels to up the occupancy tax and thereby raise $5 million, Montreal Mayor Gérald Tremblay has confirmed. In total, the city need to find […]

The themes of 2008: Mistakes

It was, by anyone?s standards, an error-strewn season. Crashes, spins and the odd pit blunder are part of Formula 1, but rarely have we seen so many of them committed by the championship front runners. Was it just a gaffe-prone year for the leading lights? Or are more mistakes inevitable in post-traction control F1?

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Clay Regazzoni book review

The teams: Renault (F1 2008)

Renault started the year struggling to get into Q3 and score points. Eight months later it has scored back-to-back victories in Singapore and Japan and re-signed star driver Fernando Alonso ?ǣ which seemed a remote possibility earlier on. Can it continue the progress over the winter and return to championship-challenging form in 2009?