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BMW are entering the M4 into DTM…

In the realm of motorsport, BMW’s M3 is a legend. With different versions of Bee-Ems high-performance 3-Series winning over 48 DTM races over the years, it’s the most successful touring car the brand has ever produced. But unfortunately, that’s how the story ends. Due to a bit of number-shuffling and niche-making, the M3 coupe as […]

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Quick Nick: seatless

The final song in the big game of F1 Off-Season Musical Chairs is fading to silence. Today, Mercedes are expected to confirm Nick Heidfeld as their reserve driver for 2010, while new boys USF1 have secured Argentine racer Jose Maria Lopez, and Toro Rosso have announced they will hang on to Jaime Alguersari.

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ferrari,
kimi raikkonen,
mclaren,
renault,
robert kubica

Kubica in at Renault

Like we speculated a few weeks ago, Fernando Alonso’s move to Ferrari in 2010 has well and truly kicked off the silly season, with Robert Kubica now being confirmed to replace the Spaniard at Renault.

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bernie ecclestone,
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Force India,
Lotus,
Mike Gascoyne,
Qadbak,
Sauber,
toyota

Lotus back, BMW saved

It’s been 15 years since Lotus last competed in F1, but as of 2010, they’re back. Lotus F1 will occupy the 13th spot on the grid next season, backed by a group of Malaysian entrepreneurs.

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felipe massa,
ferrari,
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Force India,
Giancarlo Fisichella,
honda,
italian gp,
jenson button,
Luca Badoer,
mclaren,
Mercedes-Benz,
renault,
toyota,
Vitantonio Liuzzi,
WMSC

More Brawn for Merc?

Mercedes-Benz is set to buy a chunk of championship leaders Brawn GP, according to F1’s rumour mill. The German manufacturer already has a long-standing stake in McLaren, and supplies engines to Force India, but it’s apparently keen to tie up something more substantial with the Brackley-based team.

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fernando alonso,
Force India,
Giancarlo Fisichella,
heikki kovalainen,
jenson button,
lewis hamilton,
mclaren,
red bull racing,
renault,
robert kubica,
Romain Grosjean,
rubens barrichello,
sebastian vettel,
Spa,
Spa-Francorchamps,
timo glock,
toyota

Pause Button

Jenson Button will look at today and think that it could have been a lot worse. Taken out by Renault rookie Romain Grosjean on the first lap, Jenson could then only watch on from the pit wall, with his fingers crossed.

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Giancarlo Fisichella,
heikki kovalainen,
jenson button,
lewis hamilton,
mclaren,
red bull racing,
renault,
robert kubica,
Romain Grosjean,
rubens barrichello,
sebastian vettel,
Spa,
Spa-Francorchamps,
timo glock,
toyota

Spa break

We expected the Brawns not to be the quickest in Spa this weekend, but we certainly didn’t expect Button to not even make it into Q3 for qualifying at the Belgian GP.

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heikki kovalainen,
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lewis hamilton,
mclaren,
red bull racing,
renault,
robert kubica,
Romain Grosjean,
rubens barrichello,
sebastian vettel,
Spa,
Spa-Francorchamps,
timo glock,
toyota

Pray for rain

It looks like it’s going to be a struggle this weekend for the Brawns – if you really can take anything from practice times – with both Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello only managing 17th and 18th respectively today.

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