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Button and Hamilton sing despite the rain

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The sporting week ahead (08/07/12)

Today

Ups and downs:
Lewis Hamilton
(right) won at
Silverstone in
2008 but Jenson
Button has been
thwarted on 12
occasions

McLaren feel pressure over tyres

Failure to get to grips with Pirellis has worn away flying start to the season – now Silverstone looms for British pair

The 3.2-mile circuit
proposed by Bernie
Ecclestone would take in Big Ben

Bernie's dream of a grand prix in London is heading for the pits

The Formula One boss wants a race around the West End. But he will have a fight on his hand with city's taxi drivers. By Jonathan Brown

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proposed by Bernie
Ecclestone would take in Big Ben

Bernie Ecclestone's dream of Grand Prix in London is heading for the pits

The Formula One boss has revealed his vision for a race around the West End – but he's got a fight on his hands with the city's taxi drivers

Grin and bear it: The Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone samples the atmosphere at the Bahrain Grand Prix

Bernie Ecclestone backing London Grand Prix according to report

Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has reportedly offered to pay for a London Grand Prix.

Jenson Button has had a bad run since winning the opener

McLaren tyre trouble driving Jenson Button mad

While Lewis Hamilton and the McLaren team celebrated a tremendous victory at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Sunday night, his team-mate Jenson Button was left in despair after another soul-destroying afternoon struggling to make a winning car work for him.

McLaren pace concerns Jenson Button more than mistakes

Jenson Button has admitted to being more concerned about his lack of pace at present than the raft of errors being made by McLaren.

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