F1 links: Donington claims it has funding

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

Donington Park unveils last-ditch plan to stage British Grand Prix (The Times) "Donington has launched a last-ditch attempt to hang onto the British Grand Prix with an ambitious bond issue to raise £135million. But the scale of the task is nothing short of epic with only seven working days left until Bernie Ecclestone, Formula One’s … Continue reading F1 links: Donington claims it has funding

Williams and Toyota officially part ways

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Two press releases appeared within half an hour of each other today – the first from Williams confirming it will not use Toyota engines in 2010, and the second from Toyota affirming the development. A quote from Frank Williams said: “At a time of great difficulty for us as a team, Toyota stepped forward and … Continue reading Williams and Toyota officially part ways

If Jenson Button doesn’t deserve the 2009 championship no-one else does

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

I’ve followed the debate about whether Jenson Button deserves to win the championship this year with great interest. His lacklustre scoring rate in the second half of the season – compared to his brilliant beginning – has caused some to ask whether he really deserves to be champion. But what I’m yet to read is … Continue reading If Jenson Button doesn’t deserve the 2009 championship no-one else does