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Senna name returns to Williams

Brazilian Bruno Senna has signed to drive for Williams this season. The move means the 28-year-old is joining the team for which his uncle Ayrton Senna was driving when he was killed in 1994.

New headache for Todt as Bridgestone wheels drop off

The new FIA president, Jean Todt, yesterday faced the first major crisis of his tenure when Bridgestone announced it will be withdrawing as the official tyre supplier for Formula One when its contract runs out at the end of 2010. Hot on the heels of the withdrawal of BMW, who had their last race on Sunday before following Honda out of competition, the news sounded alarm bells from the Middle East to the ruling FIA's headquarters in Paris as it represented another rejection of the perceived marketing value of the sport.

Button admits pressure of F1 title fight

Championship leader Jenson Button has acknowledged the weight of expectation upon him to win this season's Formula One title, yet he feels more privileged than pressured.

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Massa eager to begin racing again

Ferrari's Felipe Massa is recovering well from his accident in Hungary last month and is waiting for doctors to give him the go-ahead to race again, his fellow Brazilian Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello said yesterday.