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He then tweeted: "My bad [mistake] just found out Jenson never followed me. Don't blame him!"
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Friday 26 October 2012
Bernie Ecclestone feels Lewis Hamilton will serve as an inspiration to Mercedes when he joins the German manufacturing giant next year.
Friday 19 October 2012
Grand Prix of America promoter Leo Hindery Jnr is adamant he remains “100 per cent committed” to the project despite confirming a postponement of the race until 2014.
Thursday 18 October 2012
Thailand's government sports authority says it has struck an in-principle deal to host a Formula One race in Bangkok in 2014, with negotiations ongoing about the hosting fee, according to a report in The Nation newspaper.
Thursday 27 September 2012
A grand prix in Thailand is on the cards from 2014 as an agreement is understood to have been reached in principle for a race to be run around the streets of Bangkok.
Sunday 22 July 2012
F1 supremo stays away as McLaren pair fail to make most of sodden conditions to trail Alonso
Tuesday 17 July 2012
Plans for a Formula One circuit in and around the Olympic Stadium are officially now under consideration.
Thursday 12 July 2012
Bernie Ecclestone has reiterated his desire to see a grand prix in London, saying: "It is no joke."
Monday 09 July 2012
Hardy Silverstone fans endure muddy chaos but organisers steer clear of responsibility
Saturday 30 June 2012
Friday 29 June 2012
Is London a city or a theme park? The question arises in the wake of the announcement of plans to stage a Grand Prix that would take in the capital's most famous sights and involve cars racing along such illustrious thoroughfares as Birdcage Walk, on the perimeter of St James's Park, at speeds of up to 180mph.
Thursday 28 June 2012
Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has reportedly offered to pay for a London Grand Prix.
Saturday 23 June 2012
The undercurrents eddying around Formula One held greater interest than the on-track activities in Valencia yesterday.
Friday 22 June 2012
A Formula One race could be staged in and around the Olympic Stadium after it was reported a bid for future use of the venue included such plans for the showpiece arena of the London 2012 Games.
Wednesday 30 May 2012
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has thrown the prospect of next year's proposed Grand Prix of America into serious doubt.
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