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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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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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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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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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mark webber,
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nick heidfeld,
Nico Rosberg,
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renault,
Romain Grosjean,
rubens barrichello,
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Valencia,
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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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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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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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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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