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Chinese Grand Prix weather forecast 13th April 2009, 23:56

The Chinese Grand Prix weekend is expected to be dry at the moment. However some forecasts are indicating a slight chance of rain on Sunday. The earlier appearance of the Chinese Grand Prix on this year’s calendar has increased the likelihood of rain this weekend. Two separate forecasts point to a 30% chance of rain […]

F1 links: Ferrari swap Baldisserri for Dyer

Baldisserri gets factory role in reshuffle "The staff changes mean that Baldisserri will no longer attend races, with his role at the races now being taken by chief track engineer Chris Dyer." James Allen on the diffuser hearing "Ferrari, McLaren, Renault and Red Bull know that the first four races – a quarter of the […]

Max Chilton’s jump start in pictures

I’ve been at Oulton Park today watching the British Formula Three and GT races. I was opposite the start line as the 2009 F3 championship got under way and pole sitter Max Chilton made one of the most hilariously blatant jump starts I’ve ever seen – have a look for yourself:

Button eyes hat-trick at Shanghai (Chinese Grand Prix preview)

F1 returns to Shanghai for the Chinese Grand Prix just five races since its last visit. The earlier appearance for the track on the schedule means the teams can expect cooler conditions – and a greater chance of rain. They will also have to get to grips with the super-soft tyre which caused so many […]