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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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F1 2009,
felipe massa,
ferrari,
Force India,
Giancarlo Fisichella,
Luca Badoer,
Vijay Mallya

Fisi in at Fezza

After what seems like ages of speculation, Giancarlo Fisichella has been confirmed for a Ferrari drive from Monza next weekend.

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Dario Franchitti,
F1 2009,
ferrari,
kimi raikkonen,
Luca Badoer,
Mike Conway,
Ryan Briscoe

Who to replace Badoer?

Yeah, OK, Luca Badoer was ‘hapless’ in Valencia, but all his performance did for me was to highlight just how amazing F1 drivers are – all of them.

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Adrian Sutil,
bmw,
Brawn GP,
euro gp,
F1 2009,
fernando alonso,
ferrari,
Force India,
heikki kovalainen,
jenson button,
Kazuki Nakajima,
lewis hamilton,
Luca Badoer,
mark webber,
mclaren,
nick heidfeld,
Nico Rosberg,
red bull racing,
renault,
Romain Grosjean,
rubens barrichello,
sebastian vettel,
Valencia,
williams

The Brawn supremacy

As much as it was a brilliant day for Euro GP winner Rubens Barrichello, it was an awful afternoon for his teammate Jenson Button.

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Adrian Sutil,
bmw,
Brawn GP,
euro gp,
F1 2009,
fernando alonso,
ferrari,
Force India,
heikki kovalainen,
jenson button,
Kazuki Nakajima,
lewis hamilton,
Luca Badoer,
mark webber,
mclaren,
nick heidfeld,
Nico Rosberg,
red bull racing,
renault,
Romain Grosjean,
rubens barrichello,
sebastian vettel,
Valencia,
williams

Euro fighter

Lewis Hamilton took a convincing pole at the European GP in Valencia today, confirming that his McLaren is now genuinely fast and that his first win of the year in Hungary wasn’t simply a fluke.

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Tags:
Adrian Sutil,
bmw,
Brawn GP,
euro gp,
F1 2009,
fernando alonso,
ferrari,
Force India,
heikki kovalainen,
jenson button,
Kazuki Nakajima,
lewis hamilton,
Luca Badoer,
mark webber,
mclaren,
nick heidfeld,
Nico Rosberg,
red bull racing,
renault,
Romain Grosjean,
rubens barrichello,
sebastian vettel,
Valencia,
williams

Euro practice

Renault’s Fernando Alonso posted the quickest time of the day during practice for the Euro GP in Valencia, despite having a spin and driving into BMW’s Nick Heidfeld during the session.

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Tags:
Brawn GP,
euro gp,
F1 2009,
felipe massa,
ferrari,
heikki kovalainen,
jenson button,
lewis hamilton,
Luca Badoer,
mark webber,
mclaren,
michael schumacher,
red bull racing,
renault,
Romain Grosjean,
sebastian vettel,
Valencia

Where we’re at

Jenson Button will be hoping to regain his charge on the title race, that he had earlier in the season, this weekend at the Valencia sort-of street circuit.

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