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Button expects Schumacher return this year 18th August 2009, 22:42
Jenson Button has said on Twitter he thinks Michael Schumacher will race in F1 before the 2009 season is over: Who knows why Button might think that – but in Ross Brawn he has an ally who knows the workings of Michael Schumacher’s mind as well as almost anyone. This could be an ‘educated guess’. […]
An article in the Financial Times claims Fiat could enter the World Rally Championship in 2010: Two car manufacturers, believed to be Fiat and Volkswagen, are on the verge of joining Citro?â?½n and Ford in the World Rally Championship (WRC), says its chief executive. Fiat currently races in the rival Intercontinental Rally Challenge. As SJ […]
Romain Grosjean will take Nelson Piquet Jnr’s place in the second Renault at this weekend’s European Grand Prix. The identity of Fernando Alonso’s new team mate will not come as a surprise to many – Grosjean was linked to the seat as early as April 2008.
It’s highly unusual to see the FIA’s international court of appeal soften a penalty that’s been handed down to a team. But that’s exactly what happened to Renault yesterday as their one-race ban was withdrawn and they were given just a $50,000 fine. In recent years we’ve seen multi-race bans, championship exclusions and $100m fines […]
Although it’s five years since Williams last won a Grand Prix, and 12 since their last championship triumph, it still feels odd not to see their blue-and-white cars regularly at the sharp end of a race. By which I mean leading it by upwards of half a minute. That was what I got used to […]