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Bernard’s medals

Interestingly, if Bernie Ecclestone’s plan of awarding gold medals to race winners had been in place this season, Jenson Button would have wrapped the Championship up after the Singapore GP the other week.

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World Drivers' Championship

Tight at the top

It must be getting tricky at Brawn GP’s HQ right now, what with their two drivers being at the sharp end of the World Drivers’ Championship fight, 14 points apart.

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Japan: how Jenson can win it

Big Sensational Opening Paragraph Alert: Jenson Button can clinch the drivers championship at Suzuka this weekend if he finishes far enough ahead of his Brawn teammate Rubens Barrichello.

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Sing’ star

You’ve got to start thinking that Jenson Button’s so lucky there’s no way he can end the season as anything other than World Drivers’ Champion.

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Red Bulls take it to Brawn

The Singapore GP qualifying couldn’t have gone a lot worse for championship contenders Brawn, with points leader Jenson Button and challenger Rubens Barichello ending the day a long way behind both rival Red Bulls.

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Singapore swing

Finally, some actual on-track car action to distract from the ridiculousness that was the Renault Crashgate incident. We could do without any more ‘Gates’ from now on please, F1 people.

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Monza in three minutes

With all the hoo-ha surrounding the Renault Crashgate fiasco, it’s easy to forget that F1 is actually a sport we love, and that every now and then we get to watch some cars racing.

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Renault bosses walk

As if the Renault ‘Crashgate’ saga couldn’t get any more scandalous/intriguing/bonkers, things have taken a huge turn today as the team boss and engineering bloke have ‘parted ways’ with the French outfit.

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