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Monday 07 December 2009
The future of Silverstone as the home of British Grand Prix is expected to be comfirmed today by Damon Hill, president of the British Racing Drivers' Club – the owners of the Northamptonshire circuit.
Saturday 05 December 2009
Golf: Retief Goosen yesterday claimed a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa. Goosen, who won a car for an eagle on the 17th yesterday, added a 68 to his opening 69 at Sun City for a seven-under-par halfway total of 137.
Wednesday 25 November 2009
Donington Park chief Simon Gillett insists the retention of the British Grand Prix is essential - whether it be at his Leicestershire circuit or traditional venue Silverstone.
Tuesday 24 November 2009
Donington Park still has the potential to host next year's British Grand Prix, according to the circuit's leasing company's chief executive Simon Gillett.
Tuesday 24 November 2009
A deal for next year's British Grand Prix to remain at Silverstone is imminent, according to the Silverstone Holdings managing director, Richard Phillips.
Saturday 21 November 2009
Motor Racing: Bernie Ecclestone has hinted that Donington Park is still a rival to Silverstone to host the British Grand Prix next season.
Friday 20 November 2009
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has set Silverstone a December deadline to keep next year's British Grand Prix on the calendar.
Monday 16 November 2009
The Independent-backed Avon Tyres British GT Championship today revealed an exciting eight-date, 14-race calendar for the 2010 season, the highlights of which are a season-closing 'into the night' race at Donington Park and a two-hour race on the Grand Prix circuit at Silverstone. There will also be a return to the former French Grand Prix circuit of Magny-Cours, last visited by British GT in 2006.
Tom Wheatcroft: Motor racing promoter who fought the sport's governing body to bring Formula 1 to Donington Park
Tuesday 10 November 2009
Frederick Bernard "Tom" Wheatcroft was an ebullient and charismatic man who loved nothing more than a good scrap, as numerous petty-minded planning officers and councillors found over the years. A successful builder born and raised in the Castle Donington area, he had his passion for motorsport ignited in the 1930s when he cycled from the family home to watch the mighty Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union "silver arrow" grand prix racers of Rudolf Caracciola, Dick Seaman, Tazio Nuvolari and Bernd Rosemeyer competing in the British Grands Prix at Donington Park.
Thursday 05 November 2009
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has suggested he will remove the British Grand Prix from next season's calendar if Silverstone does not agree to a deal in the next two days.
Wednesday 04 November 2009
Tuesday 03 November 2009
Damon Hill believes patience is the key if Silverstone is to secure the long-term future of the British Grand Prix.
Sunday 01 November 2009
Nobody who set foot in the Yas Marina circuit has been anything other than hugely impressed by the audacious scale, opulence and achievement of Formula One's latest showcase venue. "I walked round the track last night," Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday, "and I just couldn't believe it. It's night and day compared to Silverstone. They are both the complete ends of the spectrum."
Saturday 31 October 2009
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