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F1 links: Renault back standard engines 9th December 2008, 21:54

Standard engine set for go-ahead "As well as wholly independent teams Williams and Force India having shown an interest, Red Bull Racing and Scuderia Toro Rosso have told the FIA that they are taking the option into consideration. But the biggest surprise is that French car manufacturer Renault is believed to have told the FIA […]

How the last global recession affected F1 teams ?ǣ and how the next one might

The true impact of the global recession on Formula 1 became clear week as Honda suddenly axed its F1 team. It?s not clear how deep and how prolonged the recession will be, but we can get an idea how it will affect F1 by looking back on what the 1989-1992 recession did to the sport.

Robert Kubica drives LMR V12 Le Mans winner at BMW World Final (Pictures)

Robert Kubica had the chance to sample a very special BMW last weekend: the V12 LMR which won the 1999 Le Mans 24 Hours. Kubica demonstrated the car along with a 2007 F1.07 racer at Mexico?s former F1 venue, the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, which last held a round of the world championship in 1992. It […]

Honda: 1963-2008 in videos part 2

Honda’s stay in F1 has been remarkable, achieving many a win, and scoring a couple of titles along the way. But the 1990s and 2000s never quite saw Honda return to their glory days of the 1980s.

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