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Formula One Management camera crews are to be stationed on the pit wall for future races after a cameraman was injured after being hit by a bouncing wheel in yesterday's German Grand Prix.

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Brawn joins calls for team orders overhaul

Mercedes team principal Ross Brawn believes the rule regarding team orders is now unrealistic and in need of an urgent overhaul.

Pandora: An explosive race

Jenson Button may have won last weekend's Chinese Grand Prix, but what of that other, trans-continental race, the Volcanic Grand Prix? We mean, of course, the scramble to return to these shores in time to prepare for the next race in Barcelona. Button, naturally, need not concern himself with such things, having jetted to Thailand. No such luxuries for the rest of the travelling circus. Taking the chequered flag on Tuesday was, we're told, Ross Brawn, Button's team boss last year. He flew to Nice via Dubai and was chaufferred through France to set foot on English soil just after 5pm. Second was the Australian driver Mark Webber and his Red Bull team boss Christian Horner. Third came the BBC's Jake Humphrey and Lee McKenzie, who flew to Frankfurt, drove to Calais and reached Dover by ferry at 8.30pm. And last place went to Eddie Jordan, also of the Beeb, who failed to make it out in the first place. Keep up!

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New Zealand businessman Victor Cattermole claims his Endeavor Plan consortium are still interested in buying Portsmouth.

The Brawn Story, by Christopher Hilton

When Honda pulled out of Formula One at the end of 2008, few could have foreseen that less than a year later, reborn as Brawn GP with Mercedes engines, they would be celebrating both the driver's and constructors' championships.

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Patrick Stewart, Status Quo and Jenson Button in New Year Honours list

Button's best future is with us, says Brawn

Team principal appeals to world champion but deal to form British ‘dream team’ at McLaren looks likely

Brawn and brains! In-depth review of the title race and a look ahead to 2010

Inside track on how a British team caught their rivals on the hop to help Jenson Button become a worthy world champion

Emotional Brawn hails team effort

Ross Brawn paid tribute to staff past and present who helped turn a team on the brink of extinction into Formula One world champions.

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