Patrick Stewart, Status Quo and Jenson Button in New Year Honours list
Team principal appeals to world champion but deal to form British ‘dream team’ at McLaren looks likely
Inside track on how a British team caught their rivals on the hop to help Jenson Button become a worthy world champion
Ross Brawn paid tribute to staff past and present who helped turn a team on the brink of extinction into Formula One world champions.
By any standard, three wins from the first four grands prix is a major achievement for a team that didn't even know if they would be in business weeks before the first race of the season. And to have amassed 50 constructors' points so quickly is also remarkable. But the Brawn GP team principal, Ross Brawn, and the championship leader, Jenson Button, remain under no illusions despite Sunday's latest success in Bahrain.
Domenicali says team must 'react very, very quickly' to rectify worst start in decades
Once a low-profile master of the pit lane, Ross Brawn is suddenly the team boss all the others want to catch. He tells David Tremayne how he left his rivals standing – and how he's learning to live with the consequences
F1 team to cut 270 jobs despite making the most sensational debut since 1955
An engineering job in the glitzy world of Formula One may seem a word away, but the right CV can provide a fast track into the pit lane
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Was Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya quite as close as the result seemed to suggest, with Kimi Raikkonen finishing 3.2s ahead of his team-mate Felipe Massa, who in turn led Lewis Hamilton home by 0.9s as the Englishman beat Robert Kubica to the line by 1.5s? Not according to Raikkonen.