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Closely fought championship switches to Snetterton

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Ronaldo escapes charge over Ferrari crash

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Balbiani to make British GT debut at Knockhill

Chad Racing has signed Argentinian ace José Manuel Balbiani to partner regular driver Chris Hyman at the wheel of its Ferrari 430 next weekend (13/14 June) at Knockhill, and team boss Piers Masarati is looking for a good result in rounds seven and eight of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship.

Brown regains lead in British GT

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British GT needle match set for Rockingham

With three different winners in the first four races and a single point separating the top eight drivers, this season's Avon Tyres British GT Championship is shaping up to be one of the closest fought in years. Next weekend (30/31 May) sees the series swing into the Rockingham circuit in Northamptonshire for rounds five and six.

Ferrari are not above the sport, says Mosley

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French court to rule on Ferrari F1 action

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