Brawn-Mercedes

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Good news at last for Lewis Hamilton fans, as he steers his Mercedes powered McLaren to the fastest time in practice 2 for the German Grand Prix at the Nurburgring.

Read the full story: "Lewis Hamilton McLaren tops Practice 2 in German GP"

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Following months of dispute about the format for the 2010 F1 series the Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) have decided that they have no option other than to form a breakaway series.

Read the full story: "McLaren and Ferrari among eight teams to form breakaway F1 series"

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Lewis Hamilton is upbeat about his chances and hoping for his first podium finish in the Monaco Grand Prix. Having seen Hamilton driving the socks off his McLaren in Spain for a 5th place finish, I am sure we will see an even better effort and result here in Monaco where the tight city street circuit makes the McLaren’s lack of aerodynamic efficiency much less of a problem.

Read the full story: "Can Hamilton KERS and a Double Decker Diffuser improve McLaren chances in Monaco"

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Rubens Barrichello who had a brilliant performance in the lead up to the Spanish Grand Prix was more comfortable with his car than team mate Jenson Button and looked set to score his first win for Brawn. But it looks as if Ross Brawn master minded a strategy that gave both of his drivers the best chance they could have, and Button was lucky this time. What a great start to the season for Button – four firsts and a third!

Read the full story: "Barrichello – How did I lose that race in Spain?"

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Massa’s qualifying time of 0.4 seconds behind Button in the Brawn means that they would have qualified at almost identical times if they had the same amount of fuel, so it may be all down to whether KERS can get Massa out in front at the start of the Spanish Grand Prix, and then whether the extra 10Kg of fuel (or extra 3 laps) will give Massa the advantage.

Read the full story: "Has Massa and Ferrari caught up Button and Brawn in Spain"

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After struggling all through the practice sessions on Friday and Saturday Jenson Button managed to pull off the steal of the year to put his Brawn-Mercedes on pole for the Spanish Grand Prix. He sounded ecstatic on the radio as he crossed the line at the end of qualifying.

Read the full story: "Button ecstatic to be on Pole in Spanish Grand Prix"

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It was starting to look like the “old days” at practice 3 at Bahrain with McLaren and Ferrari in the first three positions towards the end of the session. Hamilton and Massa had just gone out on the super soft tyres and Raikkonen was up there to make it 1-2-3. It was all change a […]

Read the full story: "Brawn getting hot, Ferrari McLaren back on the boil in Bahrain"

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Brawn and Toyota delighted that the FIA International Court of Appeal has this afternoon ruled that the controversial double decker diffusers used by the two leading teams are legal despite appeals lodged by most of the other teams.

Read the full story: "FIA rules double decker diffusers legal – Brawn and Toyota delighted"

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The double decker diffusers seem to be the most significant contributing factor to the results of the season so far. Stewards at both the first two races in Australia and Malaysia declared the diffusers legal, but Ferrari, BMW Sauber, Red Bull and Renault have all appealed that decision. The hearing was held yesterday with the results due this afternoon (Wednesday 15th April).

Read the full story: "Double decker diffuser judgement decision today"

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Button thunders to victory as monsoon hits Malaysian Grand Prix. Final results were very confused and based on the positions at the lap before the red flag. Only half points were awarded as the race was abandoned after only 31 laps. The first two races of the season have had controversial start times for the convenience of the European TV audience.

Read the full story: "Button thunders to victory as monsoon hits Malaysian Grand Prix"