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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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FIA,
Flavio Briatore,
Nelson Piquet Snr,
Nelson Piquets Jnr,
Pat Symonds,
renault,
The Piquets,
WMSC

Renault: got off lightly?

The FIA has today given Renault a two-year suspended ban from Formula 1 for their part in the Crashgate scandal.

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F1 2009,
fernando alonso,
FIA,
Flavio Briatore,
max mosley,
mclaren,
nelson piquet jnr,
Pat Symonds,
renault,
WMSC

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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bmw,
Brawn GP,
F1 2009,
felipe massa,
ferrari,
FIA,
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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bernie ecclestone,
F1 2009,
fernando alonso,
FIA,
nelson piquet jnr,
renault,
singapore gp

Renault race fix?

The strangest story to come out of F1 after the Belgian GP is that the FIA is investigating Renault for an alleged race-fix, involving Nelson Piquet Jnr at last year’s Singapore night race.

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bernie ecclestone,
Campos,
F1 2010,
FIA,
FOTA,
Jean Todt,
Luca di Montezemolo,
Manor,
max mosley,
USF1

FOTA update

More details are emerging about next year’s F1 rules and plans, following the Formula One Teams’ Association and the FIA’s love-in earlier this week.

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F1 2010,
FIA,
FOTA,
max mosley,
no breakaway series,
WMSC

No breakaway series

In a week of unexpected turnarounds it appears that Max Mosley and the Formula One Teams’ Association have now hugged it out: there will be no breakaway series. But there will be no Mosley.

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brit gp,
F1 2010,
ferrari,
FIA,
FOTA,
Luca di Montezemolo,
max mosley,
new series,
WMSC

Well, are you?

Ferrari have just sent out a mailshot asking their website users to vote on whether the Formula One Teams Association has made the right decision to organise a new championship next year, as an alternate to F1.

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